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Name Alex Southgate
Affiliation Cardiff University
Research area code (F5) Astronomy
Fellowship Inauguration Year 2023
ORCID 0000-0003-3042-7761
GitHub asouthgate
LinkedIn alexjsouthgate

Research software engineering, astronomy, bioinformatics, cloud infrastructure, DevOps

Short Biography

I am a research software engineer working in gravitational wave physics (databases/web services). Previously, my work was in genomics/computational/mathematical biology. I have a particular interest in developing applications for distributed systems & large scientific collaborations. Usually, my work takes place at the interface between software and computational infrastructure. I have made contributions within The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) collaboration, the COVID-19 Genomics UK Consortium (COG-UK), and the Cloud Infrastructure for Microbial Bioinformatics (CLIMB). I have also worked outside of academia, for organisations such as NHS Wales.

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Sustainable Software Hackathon Tuesday, 12 December 2023 Tuesday, 19 December 2023

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