Beck Mathias - Gaia
Gaia was proposed in 1993 and since then, many people have been involved in the Gaia mission, whether at ESA, at industry side or at one of the institutes involved in the Gaia data processing. The Gaia Data Processing and Analysis Consortium (DPAC) is a collaboration which consists of around 450 scientists and engineers.
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INTEGRAL Science Data Center (ISDC)
Mathias is the manager of the Data Processing Centre for the Variability Processing in Geneva.
Prior to working on Gaia Mathias was involved in the development and operations of the INTEGRAL Science Data Centre.
Mathias graduated in physics in 1993 at the University of Heidelberg. He obtained his PhD in 1996 at the Max-Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics. During his studies Mathias spent almost five years at CERN working on various hard- and software related aspects of two experiments in high energy particle physics.
Mathias left Gaia in 2018.
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