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Staff Spotlight: Dan Burger

Posted by on Monday, March 19, 2018 in Staff Spotlight.

Dan works on web and mobile development projects for three different groups at Vanderbilt: ACCRE, the Department of Physics and Astronomy, and the Vanderbilt Initiative for Autism, Innovation and the Workforce. He was in charge of putting together the new version of the ACCRE website as well as the accompanying “ACCRE Cheat Sheet” with common commands for Linux, Lmod and SLURM. Outside of ACCRE, Dan’s projects include Filtergraph, a web-based service for visualization of large-scale datasets used by astronomers worldwide, as well as websites for the Hypatia Catalog, the American Association of Variable Star Observers, and the Kilodegree Extremely Little Telescope. A Nashville native, Dan received his BE in computer engineering and MS in computer science from Vanderbilt. Dan also previously worked at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland.