Scientist of the Week

Each week, we find out what’s on the minds and in the hearts of our scientists. Get to know what they think about science, life and the far reaches of space. Careful, you’re seeing scientists as humans, in their natural habitats and sometimes their comedic wardrobes.

Donnacha Kirk

Donnacha works on Weak Lensing and the combination of different probes from DES and beyond to make the best measurements … Read more »

Andrew Liddle

Andrew is a theoretical cosmologist, working within the Theory and Combined Probes section of DES. His main interests are in … Read more »

Anthony Kremin

Anthony’s role in the Dark Energy Survey involves studying galaxy clusters, the largest gravitationally bound objects …

Leon Baruah

Leon was part of the DES Cluster Working Group (or, at least, he hung out with them more often than not).

Christina Krawiec

Christina is interested in weak gravitational lensing, specifically shear and magnification measurement, for the …

Matias Carrasco Kind

Matias is currently part of the DES Data Management Team at NCSA. Among other things, he works on photo-z …

Anthea King

Anthea King is involved in the QSO reverberation mapping project undertaken between DES and OzDES.

Steve Kuhlmann

Steve Kuhlmann’s research interest and science role in DES is to help determine the cause of the accelerating …

Aaron Roodman

Aaron Roodman has developed and commissioned the DECam Active Optics System – which uses images of stars to …

David Gerdes

David Gerdes is interested in using galaxy clusters to tell us about how the large-scale structure in the universe has …