Antonio D'Isanto


Antonio D'Isanto is an astrophysicist who did his bachelor in Physics and his master in Astronomy and Space Science at the University of Naples, Italy. After receiving his master’s degree, he moved to Heidelberg, Germany, where he joined the Astroinformatics (AIN) group at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) and obtained his PhD in Astronomy at Heidelberg University in 2019. In his thesis, he wrote about the estimation of photometric redshifts via machine learning. Since February 2019 he has been working as a postdoc in the AIN group at HITS. His main research interests are the application of machine learning in astronomy and the development of innovative infrastructures for accessing and analyzing astronomical data. He is also involved in several public engagement initiatives and has collaborated for more than two years with the Italian online journal Tom's Hardware, producing scientific content for the website.