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Upcoming workshops and events
This week's postdocs and grad students lunch will be at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 16 in the WRF Data Science Studio. Greg Wilson (RStudio, Software Carpentries founder) will present.

The Community Seminar will be in PAA A118 on Tuesday, Oct. 16 from 4:30 to 5:20 p.m. and will feature Kazuki Maeda on "Data science and computational fluid dynamics for engineering applications."


There will be an eScience data and research scientists meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

The first meeting of the Satellite Image Analysis Special Interest Group will be on Thursday, Oct. 18, at  12:00 p.m. in the studio. The team will discuss activities to plan for the Fall quarter. 
Data Science Career Fair
UW students and companies alike can still register to attend the 2018 UW Data Science Career Fair, held on Monday, Oct. 22 from noon to 6 p.m. in the HUB Ballroom. This opportunity offers unparalleled access to networking opportunities.
Winter Incubator
Thie eScience Institute is pleased to announce a call for proposals for our Winter Incubator program. The goal of the incubator is to enable new research discoveries by bringing together data scientists and domain scientists to work on focused, intensive, collaborative projects.
In the news
The work of senior data science fellow Rajesh Rao was featured in the NewScientist article "Three people had their brains wired together so they could play Tetris."

Affiliate and former 2018 Data Science for Social Good project lead Youngjun Choe received an NSF award to research "Participatory statistical inference of interdependent critical infrastructure recovery times."

The work of affiliate Kate Starbird is featured in the UW College of Engineering web article "Dissecting disinformation," and she's quoted in The Guardian's piece "How rightwing conspiracy theorists attacked Christine Blasey Ford's testimony."

Please submit items for the weekly newsletter to rebrooks@uw.edu by noon on Thursday for inclusion in the regular Friday mailing.

Guest seminar
Greg Wilson, co-founder of Software Carpentry, will speak on "A hard-boiled egg: data science, software engineering, and a plausible path to a slightly better future” at a Guest Seminar Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 11 a.m. in the Studio. Bio and abstract on our website.
ROS Seminar
Lorena Barba (The George Washington University) will present a Reproducibility and Open Science Seminar on "Reproducible workflow on a public cloud for computational fluid dynamics" on Friday, Oct. 19 at 11 a.m. in the studio. Bio and abstract on our website.
Education
Data scientist Bernease Herman's team won the award for best execution at Seattle’s Startup Weekend EDU 2018 for their On-the-Web Learning project, which was featured in The Seattle Times.
Clean energy
Diversity in Clean Energy's second annual Networking Night will be held on Thursday, Oct.18 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the NanoEngineering and Sciences Building lobby. Please register here to attend.
Job opportunities
The King County Housing Authority is currently hiring for two data-related positions; see their website for details.
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