On Wednesday, Apr. 5, Sir Philip Campbell, astrophysicist and editor-in-chief of the science journal Nature, will speak at 3:30 p.m. our Data Science Seminar in the Physics/Astronomy Auditorium, room A118. Further details on this talk will be released soon.
There will be a guest lecture by Sergiu Dascalu (Univ. of Nevada) on Monday, Apr. 3, at 3:30 p.m. in the WRF Data Science Studio. The talk will be on "Cyberinfrastructure advances for data-intensive research projects in Nevada".
Academic research award
Adrian Raftery, eScience affiliate and professor of statistics and sociology, has been awarded the St. Patrick’s Day Medal by Science Foundation Ireland. Raftery "develops new statistical methodology, with a focus on the social, environmental and health sciences" and he has worked collaboratively across a variety of disciplines.
Students from fellow Dave Beck's Molecular/Clean Energy Data Science class and guests packed the WRF Data Science Studio Mar. 16 for an informative (and fun!) poster session.
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Fellow Emma Spiro and visiting scholar Zack Almquist are co-authors (with others) of the paper "Let’s workout! Exploring social exercise in an online fitness community" which is a finalist in an iConference 2017 competition.