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Gabriel Szász

Astrophysics Graduate Student and Research Assistant

Masaryk University

Biography

Gabriel Szász /saːs/ is an astrophysics graduate student at Masaryk University. His primary research interests include stellar astrophysics, data analysis and high-performance computing. He collaborates with the Vega Project research group at Red Hat on OpenShift-based HPC solution for fundamental science.

Interests

  • Instrumentation and Analysis
  • Galactic Open Clusters
  • Cataclysmic Variable Stars

Education

  • Master's Degree in Astronomy and Astrophysics, 2005

    Comenius University in Bratislava

Skills

Stellar Astrophysics

80%

Python

100%

High-Performance Computing

60%

Experience

 
 
 
 
 

Research Assistant

Masaryk University

Sep 2019 – Present Brno, Czech Republic
Responsibilities include:

  • Data processing and analysis
  • Software development and maintenance
  • GNU/Linux system administration
  • LOC member of international scientific conferences
  • Teaching assistance
 
 
 
 
 

Quality Assurance Engineer

Red Hat, Inc.

Nov 2011 – Sep 2019 Brno, Czech Republic

Was part of RH CloudForms QE team, RH OpenStack Platform QE team, and RH CNV QE team.

Responsibilities included:

  • Testing
  • Test automation
  • Continuous integration testing
  • Bug reporting
  • Validating bug-fixes
 
 
 
 
 

Research Assistant

Masaryk University

May 2007 – Oct 2011 Brno, Czech Republic
Responsibilities included:

  • Data processing and analysis
  • Software development and maintenance
  • GNU/Linux system administration
  • Relational database design and administration
  • Web design
  • LOC member of international scientific conferences
  • Teaching assistance
 
 
 
 
 

Conference Technician

Congress Business Travel Ltd.

Aug 2006 – Aug 2006 Prague, Czech Republic

Support Staff during the 26th General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union in 2006.

Responsibilities included:

  • Operating Audio & Video devices during talks
  • Microphone handling during discussions
  • Solving unexpected technical problems on site

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