Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Dr Benjamin Mort is a Research Associate working on the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Telescope project.
Ben is a member of the SKA Low Frequency Aperture Array (LFAA) and SKA Science Data Processor (SDP) design consortia. Ben is technical lead for the SDP Integration Prototype, an end-to-end horizontal prototype of the SDP system being developed on a bare metal OpenStack private cloud SDP hardware demonstrator. Ben is also one of the core developers of the OSKAR Simulator Package, a high-performance GPU accelerated tool for simulating data from large aperture array radio telescopes.
Ben's main research interests are in developing software tools, and techniques for analysis and processing of astronomy data, with an emphasis on adopting disruptive technologies to accelerate astronomy research.