University of Washington
LINCC Frameworks Software Engineer
Doug Branton completed his undergraduate studies in Physics and Astronomy at the University of Washington and afterward worked at the Space Telescope Science Institute for five years, where he supported the Hubble Space Telescope as a member of the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (STIS) team. His research interests include the application of data science, machine learning, and software engineering to solve data-intensive challenges in Astronomy, particularly those that come along with survey-scale datasets.
Technical focus areas: data structures, data analysis/visualization, documentation, machine learning, scalability
Languages: Python, C++