Inaugural Barry Lasker Data Science Fellowship Goes to Gail Zasowski

Press Release From: Space Telescope Science InstitutePosted: Friday, September 16, 2016 The Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore, Maryland, announces the initiation of the Barry M. Lasker Data Science Postdoctoral Fellowship. The first recipient of the fellowship is Dr. Gail Zasowski of the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) in Baltimore, Maryland. The fellowship is named in honor of STScI astronomer Barry M. Lasker (1939-1999). The Lasker Fellowship is an STScI-funded program designed to provide up to three years of support for outstanding postdoctoral researchers conducting innovative astronomical studies that involve the use or creation of one or more of the following: large astronomical databases, massive data processing, data visualization and discovery tools, or machine-learning algorithms. Lasker data science fellowship recipients are encouraged to explore interdisciplinary approaches to addressing the opportunitiesā€¦


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