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Sam Gross


Sam Gross is a software engineer at Meta AI. He is a co-author of PyTorch, an open-source Python machine learning framework. He holds M.Eng. and B.S. degrees in computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Since moving to DIAS he has worked on the development of calibration and software tools for the Mid-Infrared Instrument (MIRI) on Webb. MIRI is an international project comprising a consortium of European partner institutes, including DIAS, the European Space Agency, and partners in the US.

He works on many aspects of MIRI including the calibration of the MIRI Medium Resolution Spectrometer, development of the MIRI simulator, MIRI commissioning activities and analysis tools, and will support MIRI commissioning at the Webb Mission Operations Center at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore.

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