Eliu Huerta CASE Senior Scientist
Department of Computer Science

Biography

Dr. Eliu Huerta is Lead for Translational AI and Computational Scientist in the Data Science and Learning Division at Argonne National Laboratory. He is also a CASE Senior Scientist affiliated with the Department of Computer Science at the University of Chicago. He is a theoretical astrophysicist, mathematician and computer scientist with broad research interests. He has done pioneering work at the interface of physics-inspired AI, scientific visualization and extreme scale computing for multi-messenger astrophysics, cosmology, observational astronomy, and large scale simulations that describe multi-scale and multi-physics phenomena.

Huerta received a Master of Advanced Study in Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics and a PhD in Theoretical Astrophysics from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. He leads several NSF- and DOE-funded interdisciplinary and multi-institutional projects that focus on disruptive AI applications and advanced computing for big-data experiments. He enjoys doing translational AI research across disciplines, industry, finance and tech. His h-index is 73 and has more than 50,000 citations.