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Ofer Lahav is Perren Chair of Astronomy in the Astrophysics Group at University College London (UCL). He is co-Director of the STFC-funded Centre for Doctoral Training in Data-Intensive Science at UCL, established in 2017. Ofer’s research area is Observational Cosmology, in particular probing and characterising Dark Matter and Dark Energy. His work involves advanced statistical methods, e.g. Machine Learning for Big Data.