Dr. Eliu Huerta is Lead for Translational AI and Computational Scientist in the Data Science and Learning Division at Argonne National Laboratory. He is also a CASE Senior Scientist affiliated with the Department of Computer Science at the University of Chicago. He is a theoretical astrophysicist, mathematician and computer scientist with broad research interests. He has done pioneering work at the interface of physics-inspired AI, scientific visualization and extreme scale computing for multi-messenger astrophysics, cosmology, observational astronomy, and large scale simulations that describe multi-scale and multi-physics phenomena.
Huerta received a Master of Advanced Study in Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics and a PhD in Theoretical Astrophysics from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. He leads several NSF- and DOE-funded interdisciplinary and multi-institutional projects that focus on disruptive AI applications and advanced computing for big-data experiments. He enjoys doing translational AI research across disciplines, industry, finance and tech. His h-index is 73 and has more than 50,000 citations.