Umut Yildiz

Umut Yildiz is a deep space telecommunications engineer and astrophysicist (h-index of 30, number of citations 2620 as of Jan 2021) at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

For the past 10 years, he has been working as an observational astrophysicist, which made him deal with substantial amount of data from different telescopes. He has extensive experience in reducing, exploiting large and messy data sets to produce actionable insights. He has a large experience in developing pipelines for delivering publishable quality results, particularly from raw spectroscopic telescope data of the Herschel Space Observatory and ground-based telescopes. His scientific expertise grew in interdisciplinary environments in different countries and institutions.