Alexander Barnes

Alexander joined the SDSC’s industry team in May 2022. His background is in nuclear physics and he holds a Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut. Before joining the SDSC, he worked as a Carnegie Mellon University postdoc on the GlueX experiment at the Thomas Jefferson National Laboratory in Virginia where he used data and statistical models to debug and calibrate detectors as well as measure the properties of the phi meson. After academia, he worked in the industry at a small start-up data consultancy, a large printing company, and a financial company where he used neural networks for detecting fraudulent credit card transactions.