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Staff Profile

Dr Jacek Cala

Senior Research Associate/Data Scientist (Scalable Cloud Analytics)


Dr Jacek Cała is a Senior Research Associate in the School of Computing at Newcastle University. He works on high performance cloud-based systems and their application to e-Science and large-scale data analyses. Recently, his attention has been drawn to effective and scalable re-computation of large data analyses using provenance. Jacek has gained his MSc and PhD in Computer Science from AGH-University of Science and Technology in Kraków, where he worked as a Teaching and Research Assistant. He was one of the architects and key developers of TeleDICOM, a system which supports medical teleconsultations in over 20 hospitals and medical centres in the South of Poland.

Areas of expertise: software deployment, scientific workflows, cloud computing, distributed systems, provenance.

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