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Panos Labropoulos

Sr. Support Engineer, Bright Computing, Inc. / Univ. of Athens

Panos Labropoulos is a Sr. Support Engineer at Bright Computing assisting Bright’s customers in using the company’s flagship HPC and Big Data solutions . Prior to that he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Dutch Institute of Radio Astronomy and the University of Groningen. He graduated with a Ph.D. in Astronomy from the University of Groningen, where he was a member of the LOFAR Epoch of Reionization key science project. His research interests include high-performance and distributed computing, image processing and big data analytics.

Sessions

Distributed Data Processing Using Spark in Radio Astronomy

The new generation of radio interferometric arrays will enable scientists to observe the Universe with unprecedented imaging capabilities, both in terms of sensitivity and resolution. An innovative feature of these arrays is that instead of…