Francesc Alted CV

Experience

  • Freelance consultant: May 2014 - Today

    Designing and coding libraries for extremley fast compression (C-Blosc, Python-Blosc) and for coping with large tabular datasets (Caterva, cat4py, bcolz). Also providing consulting services about handling big data for customers.

  • University of Oslo: Consultant --- September 2016 - September 2018

    Collaborating on performing large scale simulations of air pollutants via FLEXPART.

  • The HDF Group: Consultant -- August 2016 - December 2018

    Working on support for filters for HDF5 and other projects.

  • University of Oslo: Data Consultant --- September 2014 - January 2016

    Collaborating in the orchestration codebase for SHyFT, an OpenSource hydrological toolbox

  • UberResearch GmbH: Software Engineer --- September 2014 - April 2015

    Python programming, profile and optimization of applications, database optimizations.

  • Continuum Analytics: Senior Software Engineer --- January 2012 - May 2014

    Designing and coding libraries to cope with extremely large datasets (Blaze), specially in the I/O to memory and disk backends. Also involved in providing consulting services about handling big data for our customers.

  • BMAT: Software Engineer --- February 2011 - December 2011

  • Universitat Jaume I:: Assistant professor (Physics) --- February 2010 - September 2011

  • PyTables: Software developer & consultant --- May 2008 - June 2011

  • Cárabos Cooperativa Valenciana: Executive Director --- April 2005 - April 2008

  • Universitat Jaume I:: Assistant professor (Physics) --- March 2003 - September 2005

  • PyTables: Software developer --- Aug 2002 - March 2005

  • Servicom2000

    • System architect May 2000 - May 2001

    • Technical director Jan 1999 - May 2000

  • Servicom (Valencia branch office): Technical director --- Aug 1996 - Jan 1999

  • Universitat Jaume I: Scientific computing analyst --- Sep 1991 - Jul 1996

  • IFIC - Institut de Física Corpuscular (Universitat de València - CSIC)

    • System administrator assistant for the computer center --- Jan 1991 - Jul 1991

    • Research fellowship holder --- Jan 1989 - Dec 1990

Education

  • Universitat Jaume I

    • PhD student in Mathematical Methods --- 1996 - 2002 Thesis name "Application of the simplectic integrators to the study of Hamiltonian systems". Thesis advisor: Prof. F. Casas. Unconcluded.

    • Master of Science in Mathematical Methods --- Finished in May 2002 This is an official recognition for the PhD courses followed and research trajectory.

  • Universitat de València

    • PhD Student at IFIC ("Institut de Física Corpuscular") in València --- Jan 1989 - Dec 1990

    Spent one year and half at CERN (Geneva, Switzerland) working in the ToF (DELPHI experience) detector data acquisition system. Read "Tesi de Llicenciatura" named "The Data Acquisition System of the Time of Flight (ToF) Detector of DELPHI" in June 1990.

    • Master of Science in “Electronics and Computer Sciences” and “Theoretical Physics” --- 1982 - 1988

    Concluded both Masters in Physics studies.

Papers

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