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Slava Kitaeff

Dr

  • The University of Western Australia (M468), 35 Stirling Highway, 7 Fairway, Crawley

    6009 Crawley

    Australia

  • 32 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
20122015

Personal profile

Biography

Graduated from The Urals State University in 1990 with integrated Bachelor/Master in Physics. Defended PhD in 1998 at P.N.Lebedev Physical Institute. From 1990 to 2000 worked at Pushchino Radio Astronomy Observatory. Was Head of Computing. Then directed the development of HPC and Networking at Pushchino Research Centre of Russian Academy of Sciences in 1995-2000. In 2000-2003 worked in the industry as Co-Director R&D at Omnixmedia GmbH in Germany. From 2003 to 2011, Senior Lecturer/Assistant Professor at the School of Engineering of Auckland University of Technology. From 2011, Associate Professor for HPC at the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (The University of Western Australia).

Roles and responsibilities

Research Associate Professor for High Performance Computing and Data Intensive Research

Previous positions

Assistant Professor (Senior Research Lecturer Above the Bar), School of Engineering
Director (elected) of Centre for Reconfigurable Computing
Auckland University of Technology,
New Zealand

2001-2003 R&D Co-Director
Omnixmedia GmbH
Munich, Germany

1998-2001 Head of HPC
Pushchino Research Center
Russian Academy of Sciences,
Pushchino, Russia

1997-2001 Senior Researcher/Head of Computing
1995 Senior Researcher/Group Leader
1990 Research Fellow (Space Spectroscopy)
1987 Research Assistant (Space Spectroscopy)
Radio Astronomy Observatory of
Astro Space Center of P.N Lebedev Physical Institute,
Russian Academy of Sciences, Pushchino, Russia

Current projects

Data and image compression for MWA and SKA
SKA Science Data Processor

Teaching overview

Taught courses
• Parallel Programming and High Performance Computing
• HPC for Engineering Apps
• Software Engineering I & II
• Operating Systems
• Engineering Computing
• Embedded Systems
• Antennas and Telecommunications
• Reconfigurable Computing

Research

image and signal processing, image/data compression, visualization, data exploration and data analysis, high performance computing and algorithms, software engineering

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Research Output 2012 2015

  • 32 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 5 Conference paper
  • 3 Article

Compression of Visibility Data for Murchison Widefield Array

Kitaeff, S. 2015 ASP Conference Series: Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XXIV. San Francisco, California USA: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Vol. 495, p. 73-76

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference paper

Large Astronomy Imaging with JPEG2000

Kitaeff, S., Wicenec, A. & Taubman, D. 2015 Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XXIV (ADASS XXIV). Taylor, A. R. & Rosolowsky, E. (eds.). San Francisco, California USA: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Vol. 495, p. 141-144 (Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series; vol. 495)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference paper

9 Citations

Learning from FITS: Limitations in use in modern astronomical research

Thomas, B. , Jenness, T. , Economou, F. , Greenfield, P. , Hirst, P. , Berry, D. S. , Bray, E. , Gray, N. , Muna, D. , Turner, J. , De Val-Borro, M. , Santander-Vela, J. , Shupe, D. , Good, J. , Berriman, G. B. , Kitaeff, S. , Fay, J. , Laurino, O. , Alexov, A. , Landry, W. & 18 others Masters, J., Brazier, A., Schaaf, R., Edwards, K., Redman, R. O., Marsh, T. R., Streicher, O., Norris, P., Pascual, S., Davie, M., Droettboom, M., Robitaille, T., Campana, R., Hagen, A., Hartogh, P., Klaes, D., Craig, M. W. & Homeier, D. 2015 In : Astronomy and Computing. 12, p. 133-145

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations

Astronomical imagery: Considerations for a contemporary approach with JPEG2000

Kitaeff, S., Cannon, A., Wicenec, A. & Taubman, D. 2014 In : Astronomy and Computing. 2014.06.002, p. 11

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations

The impact of JPEG2000 lossy compression on the scientific quality of radio astronomy imagery

Peters, S. M. & Kitaeff, S. 2014 In : Astronomy and Computing. 6, p. 41-51

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Radio astronomy
radio astronomy
Image compression
imagery
Parameterization