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eScience Director Ed Lazowska Receives David B. Thorud Leadership Award

eScience Founding Director and Bill & Melinda Gates Chair in UW’s Computer Science and Engineering, Ed Lazowska, was awarded the University of Washington David B. Thorud Leadership Award yesterday in a ceremony honoring 2015 recipients.

“Ed […]

June 12th, 2015|Categories: News|

eScience Co-Sponsoring SciPy 2015 Conference

The University of Washington eScience Institute is proud to announce a joint sponsorship of the 2015 Scientific Computing with Python conference with our partners at the Berkeley Institute of Data Science and the NYU Center […]

June 1st, 2015|Categories: News|

Data Science for Social Good Projects


The eScience Institute kicked off its inaugural Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) summer program the week of June 15th. Modeled after similar programs at the University of Chicago and Georgia Tech, with elements from our own […]

May 29th, 2015|Categories: News|

2015 WRF and Moore/Sloan Postdoctoral Fellows

The University of Washington's eScience Institute is pleased to welcome the following WRF and Moore/Sloan Postdoctoral Fellows for 2015.
April 1st, 2015|Categories: News|

Welcome New eScience Staff

Please join us in welcoming the following new staff members to the University of Washington's eScience Institute.
April 1st, 2015|Categories: News|

Community Data Science Workshops (Spring 2015)

The Community Data Science Workshops in Spring 2015 are a series of project-based workshops being held at the University of Washington for anyone interested in learning how to use programming and data science tools to […]

March 25th, 2015|Categories: News|

UW Becomes Software Carpentry Partner

We are very pleased to announce that the eScience Institute at the University of Washington has become a partner of the Software Carpentry Foundation.

Since its creation in 2008, the eScience Institute has worked to create the intellectual and physical […]

February 3rd, 2015|Categories: News|

Undercurrents at the DSE Summit

Blog post by Brittany Fiore-Silfvast

The Data Science Environment (DSE) Summit took place in beautiful Monterey, CA at the Asilomar Conference Center. The Summit brought together over a hundred participants across three universities (UW, UC Berkeley […]

October 24th, 2014|Categories: News|

UW “Trend in Engineering” Features Data Science

from UW CSE News:

SeaFlow, a research instrument developed in the lab of UW School of Oceanography director Ginger Armbrust, analyzes 15,000 marine microorganisms per second, generating up to 15 gigabytes of data every single day […]

October 6th, 2014|Categories: News|

UW CSE’s Jeff Heer is one of 14 Moore Foundation “Data-Driven Discovery Investigators”

from UW CSE News:

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation joined last year with the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation in a process that ultimately selected the University of Washington, UC Berkeley, and New York University as […]

October 6th, 2014|Categories: News|

TED Talk: What’s the Next Window into Our Universe?

Big Data is everywhere — even the skies. In an informative talk, astronomer Andrew Connolly shows how large amounts of data are being collected about our universe, recording it in its ever-changing moods. Just how […]

October 3rd, 2014|Categories: News|