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Slava Kitaeff

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    20122021
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    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 at the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (The University of Western Australia) on R&D roles.

    Roles and responsibilities

    Australian SKA Regional Centre Program Manager

    Previous positions

    2011-2017 Research Associate Professor for High Performance Computing and Data Intensive Research
    The International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research
    The University of Western Australia,
    Australia

    2003-2011 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

    Australian SKA Regional Centre

    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

    External positions

    AusSRC Project Engineer, CSIRO

    May 2017 → …

    Keywords

    • Space

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    Research Output 2012 2015

    • 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/Conference paperConference 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/Conference paperConference paper

    12 Citations (Scopus)

    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 othersMasters, 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

    11 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    9 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Projects 2019 2021