Matias Carrasco Kind

 Matias Carrasco Kind

Contact Information

2102A NCSA
1205 W. Clark St.,
Urbana, IL 61801
Research Assistant Professor
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Research Interests

  • Data mining and machine learning in astronomy
  • Clustering of Large Scale Structure
  • Machine and Deep Learning across multiple surveys
  • Scientific computing and data intensive science
  • Astroinformatics and Astrostatistics
  • Photometric redshifts estimation and applications
  • Generative and predictive Models
  • Formation and evolution of dark matter halos


  • Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Illinois, 2014
  • M.S. Astronomy, University of Illinois, 2011

In The News

  • The Dark Energy Survey releases first three years of data. Illinois plays a large role in the data and the science. The release consists of 38,000 single exposure images over roughly 5,000 square degrees, resulting in nearly 310 million galaxies and 80 million stars cataloged.