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Dr. Oisín Creaner Ph.D. B.A. (mod)
Postdoctoral Fellow
NESAP for Data
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Building 59, Desk 4028A
Berkeley, California 94720 US

Oisín Creaner is a NESAP for Data Postdoctoral Fellow working with the LUX ZEPLIN Dark Matter detection project.  Oisín was awarded a PhD by the Institute of Technology, Tallaght, Dublin (now Technological University, Dublin) in 2017, having completed a project entitled "Data Mining by Grid Computing in the Search for Extrasolar Planets" under Dr. Eugene Hickey and Kevin Nolan.  Prior to that he was awarded a B.A. (mod) in Physics with Astrophysics by the University of Dublin, Trinity College in 2007.

Before joining LBNL, Oisín was a postdoctoral scholar at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies working on the Radionet RINGS project as a Software developer from 2018-2019.  Before that he was an Associate Lecturer in Computer Science at National College of Ireland and Dublin Institute of Technology (later Technological University, Dublin) from 2013-2018, specialising in Data Analytics.


Creaner, O. and Carozzi, T.D., 2019. beamModelTester: software framework for testing radio telescope beams. Astronomy and Computing, 28, p.100311

Creaner, O., 2019. beamModelTester: Model evaluation for fixed antenna phased array radio telescopes. Astrophysics Source Code Library.

Creaner, O., 2017. Data Mining by Grid Computing in the Search for Extrasolar Planets.

Creaner, O., Hickey, E., Nolan, K., Briain, T. and Smith, N., 2010, December. Large-Catalogue Optimisation of Quasar Differential Photometry Fields by Grid Computing. In Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XIX (Vol. 434, p. 505).