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Upcoming workshops and events
There will be an eScience Executive Meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 23, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the WRF Data Science Studio.
Data Science for Social Good
The Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) final project presentations happened on Aug. 17 on the Seattle campus. The fellows presented over a two-hour period to a crowd of more than 100 people, including community members and members of the press. Stay tuned, as details on the results of their projects will be forthcoming.
Recent happenings
Mario Juric and Andy Connolly, senior data science fellows, and Zeljko Ivezic, affiliate, are interviewed in this video on the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope; some of the footage was shot here in the WRF Data Science Studio.
In the news
Michael Beyeler, postdoctoral fellow, has applied for his first U.S. patent on neuromorphic visual motion processing; find details on Google Patents.

Our WRF partner the Clean Energy Institute was featured on Q13 Fox News in their piece "UW researchers working to revolutionize power production".

Victoria Fellows, affiliate, was quoted in Scientific American's article "The air out there: astronomers aim to find atmospheres of alien earths".

Senosis Health, a startup created by Shwetak Patel, affiliate, was recently featured in a number of news outlets, including Geekwire, Business Insider, and MSN.

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King 5 News
How many of Seattle's drivers are "cruising" for parking? One of our DSSG groups worked to find out! Learn more in King 5 News' video and article.
DARPA study group
Ed Lazowska, founding director, and Tom Daniel and Jeffrey Heer, senior data science fellows, recently attended the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Information Science and Technology study group.
ECS Conference
Join David Beck, director of research, and Matthew Murbach, IGERT graduate student, for The Electrochemical Society Hack Day Oct. 4 in National Harbor, MD.
ACAT 2017
Attend the seminar on "Data, software, and knowledge preservation of scientific results" given by Mike Hildreth (U. of Notre Dame) at the Advanced Computing and Analysis Techniques in Physics Research Aug. 24 in Alder Hall, 11:30 a.m.
Call for abstracts
Students may submit papers for the Strategic Highway Research Program Safety Data Bonanza 2; learn more here.
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