Dr Emille Ishida

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Research Engineer, French National Centre for Scientific Research

Emille Ishida is a Research Engineer at the French National Centre for Scientific Research and IS based at the Laboratoire de Physique de Clermont Ferrand, France. She is an expert in the development of recommendation systems for astronomical data, currently engaged in the Vera Rubin Observatory Dark Energy Science Collaboration (DESC).

Emille is the founder and manager of three interdisciplinary and international research networks (the Cosmostatistics Initiative -  COIN, the SNAD collaboration and the Fink broker), where she conducts experiments related to machine learning applications to astronomy as well as investigates the role of astronomy as a trigger for innovation in academia. 

She currently serves as Public Relations Officer for the International Astrostatistics Association (IAA). Her book Bayesian Models for Astrophysical Data won in the Astronomy and Cosmology category at the Proze Awards 2018. Her research interests include interpretability in machine learning, optimum experiment design, science of team science and studies on the future of the academic research environment.