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Alex Szalay
Alexander Szalay is the Alumni Centennial Professor of Astronomy at the Johns Hopkins University. He is also Professor in the Department of Computer Science. He is a cosmologist, working on the statistical measures of the spatial distribution of galaxies and galaxy formation. He is the architect for the Science Archive of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. He is Project Director of the NSF-funded National Virtual
Observatory. He has written over 500 papers in various scientific journals, covering areas from theoretical cosmology to observational astronomy, spatial statistics and computer science.  He is a Corresponding Member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and recipient of an Alexander Von Humboldt Award in Physical Sciences, and a
Microsoft Award for Technical Computing.

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