Our Winter Incubator final presentations will be on Tuesday, Mar. 14, from 9:30 to 11:40 a.m. in the WRF Data Science Studio. A light reception will follow. Learn more about this year's projects here.
The eScience Executive Committee will meet on Wednesday, Mar. 15, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Studio.
Paul G. Allen and Microsoft have created a combined $50 million endowment for the University of Washington, and the Board of Regent voted Thursday to establish the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering, elevating the department to a school. Ed Lazowska, eScience founding director, offered remarks for the occasion.
DSSG paper accepted
The paper "A tool for estimating and visualizing poverty maps", co-written by project lead Afra Mashhadi, 2016 Data Science for Social Good fellows Myeong Lee, Imam Subkhan, Carlos Espino, Rachael Dottle and data scientist Ariel Rokem, has been accepted for oral presentation at NetMob 2017 in Milan, Italy.
In the news
The Daily covered the Cascadia Urban Analytics Cooperative, a new urban data partnership between the UW and the University of British Columbia.