Santiago Casas
POSTDOC
Contact Information | |
E-mail: | santiago.casas [at] cea [dot] fr |
Office: | 281 |
Affiliation: | IRFU/DAp-AIM |
Research Interests
Postdoctoral Researcher / Euclid Postdoc
Main Interests:
ORCID profile: orcid.org/0000-0002-4751-5138
Cosmology, Dark Energy, Modified Gravity, General Relativity, Large Scale Structure, Cosmological Neutrinos, Galaxy Clustering, Weak Lensing.
Member of the Euclid collaboration:
- Co-lead of Workpackage 6 of the Theory Working Group: Forecasts for extended models beyond LCDM
- IST:Forecasts: In charge of producing input files from Boltzmann codes, active in spectroscopic Galaxy Clustering and Weak Lensing forecasts.
- IST:Likelihood: Developer, Theory Expert and Reviewer
- IST:Non-Linear: Developer
Member of the SKA (Square Kilometer Array) Science Working Group.
Main Techniques:
Bayesian Statistics, Fisher Matrix forecasts, N-body simulations, Markov-Chain Monte-Carlo, Cosmological Emulators, Boltzmann Codes, Semi-analytic Perturbation Theory.
Codes:
Cosmomathica: Wolfram Mathematica wrapper for different Boltzmann codes and emulators in the cosmological community.
Fishermathica: Wolfram Mathematica packages to compute Fisher Matrix forecasts for spectroscopic and photometric galaxy surveys. Galaxy Clustering, Weak Lensing and Galaxy-Galaxy-Lensing.
MGCAMB fork: Fork of the official MGCAMB. Added some support for f(R) non-linear fitting formulae and extra parametrizations and binning of \mu, \eta, \Sigma quantities.
Programming Languages and Tools:
Python, C++, (C), Fortran, Wolfram Mathematica, Linux Bash, High Performance Computing, Git, LaTeX.
Education:
Bachelor in Physics: Universidad de Costa Rica.
Master in Theoretical Physics: Universität Heidelberg, Fakultät für Physik und Astronomie.
PhD in Cosmology: Institut für Theoretische Physik, Heidelberg Graduate School for Fundamental Physics, Universität Heidelberg.
PhD Thesis in PDF: Non-linear structure formation in models of Dark Energy and Modified Gravity
Personal Websites:
Science outreach Blog (in Spanish) : Medium
Programming tips (in Spanish) : WordPress