Matias Carrasco Kind

 Matias Carrasco Kind

Contact Information

207 Astronomy Building
Research Assistant Professor
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Research Interests

  • Data mining and machine learning in astronomy
  • Photometric redshifts estimation and applications
  • Clustering of Large Scale Structure
  • Formation and evolution of dark matter halos
  • Scientific computing and data intensive science


  • 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.