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Oisin Creaner

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Dr. Oisín Creaner is a computational astrophysicist and a postdoctoral research fellow at Dublin Institute for Advanced studies, where he develops and maintains readout and analytical software for Microwave Kinetic Inductance Detectors.  His primary research interests are the application of optimised software solutions to astronomical problems, particularly variable astronomical objects.

Previously, he worked at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in the USA as a NESAP for data postdoctoral fellow developing GPU simulations of the LZ dark matter detector.  He has also worked as a  lecturer in software development and data analytics at Technological University Dublin and National College of Ireland.

In addition, Oisin is currently the Communications Officer and ECR Rep on the Astronomical Society of Ireland, is a member of the Computational Physics group committee of the Institute of Physics and is a member of the National Astronomy Education Coordinator team for Ireland with the International Astronomical Union.

He currently lives in Courtown, Co. Wexford with his partner Anna and their two cats.

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