5:00–6:00 pm ERC 401
Broader Horizons: Ryan Keisler, Descartes Labs
Host: Andrew Neil
Ryan Keisler leads a team of applied scientists at Descartes Labs, a New Mexico-based software company modeling the world with satellite imagery and other kinds of sensor data. Previously Ryan worked on the South Pole Telescope project from 2006 to 2015, first while receiving his PhD in physics at UChicago, then as a postdoc at UChicago and Stanford. Come learn about his path from academia to industry, what he has enjoyed about each, and the joys and challenges of working with earth observation data.