Marc Huertas-Company, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Astrophysics, Paris Observatory, University of Paris
Adjunct Professor, University of California, Santa Cruz
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Marc Huertas-Company is an Assistant Professor (Maitre de Conférences) at the Paris Observatory and Paris Diderot University and a junior member of the Institut Universitaire de France since 2015. Since 2020, he is has been an adjunct professor at the University of California Santa Cruz. Currently. Marc is an expert in the formation and evolution of galaxies with main specialties such as the formation of massive galaxies and the morphology of galaxies in the context of large cosmological surveys. Since the beginning of his career, his lines of research are at the crossroads between two fields: astrophysics and machine learning. Marc was one of the pioneers in the use of machine learning in astronomy. He was the first researcher to apply SVM to the classification of galaxy morphologies in 2007 and the author of the second article using deep learning in astrophysics in 2015. Since then, he have led more than 15 papers on astronomy and deep learning.

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