“Astronomy and Computing”, co-founded by IDIES Affiliate Tamás Budavári, honored at 2015 PROSE Awards

Honorable Mention for Best New Journal STM, Astronomy and Computing, at this year’s PROSE Awards.

Professor Budavári and co-editors founded the journal in 2013 to fill a gap amongst scholarly publications in covering the broad area between astronomy, computer science, and information technology. Tamás Budavári is an assistant Professor in the Johns Hopkins Department of Applied Mathematics & Statistics, with cross-disciplinary research interests including data-intensive astronomy. As an editor of Astronomy and Computing, he handles papers on data mining and analyses.

Joining Budavári on the editorial board for Astronomy and Computing is IDIES Affiliate and Research Scientist Gerard Lemson, whose background includes theoretical astrophysics, simulation, and relational databases.

The peer-judged Prose Awards honor the best in professional and scholarly publishing. The PROSE Awards are sponsored by the Professional and Scholarly Division of the Association of American Publishers.

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