David Elbert

FORCE11 Member since March 20, 2019

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I work on data science and Big Data in the materials domain as part of the the Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute (HEMI). My materials background started in mineralogy and geochemistry with applications of high-resolution electron microscopy, synchrotron X-ray methods, and neutron scattering in a range of materials. These days I'm particularly focused on data streaming and event-triggered infrastructures and am an advocate for FAIR data principles. I lead a group that mostly develops in Jupyter notebooks and uses SciServer which is developed here at Hopkins to bring compute services to the data. We work on problems that range from synthesis and characterization of 2D materials to data analysis of high-strain-rate shock and ballistic experiments. We're exploring AI methods to speed analysis and partner with experimentalists in novel ways.