Thomas Robitaille

Aperio Software

Thomas Robitaille is the co-founder of Aperio Software, a company specializing on Scientific Software Development. He is the lead developer of the glue package for multi-dimensional linked data visualization, and is one of the coordinators and lead developers for the Astropy Project. Thomas obtained a PhD in Astrophysics from the University in St Andrews in 2008 and worked as a researcher at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy. In 2016, he left research to work as a full-time scientific software developer, initially as a freelance consultant, before co-founding Aperio Software.