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The eScience Institute is pleased to announce our participation with University of Washington as one of three West Coast co-leads selected by the National Science Foundation as part of four Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs […]
A cover story in the Seattle Times highlights the positive impact University of Washington and Seattle are having in solving growing traffic problems in the Puget Sound region. The feature focuses on the numerous apps […]
There’s a great feature in UW Today about Urban@UW.
From the article: “There are more than 200 UW faculty members working on urban topics, from geographers using GIS technology to address the complexities of homelessness […]
An article out this past week in IT Connect, Creating New Science with Amazon Web Services, focuses on PhD student Charlie Manzanares’ research in economics; specifically, looking at rich data sets to determine what “airline […]
This past week, data and research scientists, postdocs, faculty, and staff gathered from the University of Washington, Berkeley, New York University, and both the Moore and Sloan foundations for the annual Data Science Environment Summit. […]
This past weekend undergraduate students from the University of Washington participated in a multi-day “ideathon” focused on important urban issues including equity and access to public space, public transportations as a public good, youth and […]
Graduate students, postdocs, data scientists, faculty, and numerous others filled into the crowded seminar room at the WRF Data Science Studio yesterday afternoon for the eScience Fall Welcome. After opening remarks from eScience Director Ed Lazowska, brief […]
UW Today is reporting that, as part of a new White House Smart Cities Initiative called The MetroLab Network, the University of Washington has partnered with the City of Seattle in joining “a new national […]
On Thursday, August 20th, the four project teams for eScience’s Data Science for Social Goodsummer program gathered one last time to make their final presentations in front of a room filled to capacity with distinguished […]
Data Science Workshop 2015, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, will be held at the University of Washington on August 5-7. The workshop will bring together 100 graduate students from across the nation, representing diverse […]
Authors: Fabliha Ibnat (UW eScience Institute DSSG intern), Chris Suberlak (UW eScience Institute DSSG intern), Jason Portenoy (UW eScience Institute DSSG intern), Joan Wang (UW eScience Institute DSSG intern), Xitlalit Sanchez (UW ALVA student intern), Cameron Holt (UW ALVA student intern), Neil Roche (BMGF, Data Scientist), Anjana Sundaram (BMGF, Data […]
UW CSE News reports that UW has waived indirect cost on cloud services, removing disincentives to the selecting research computing and storage options.
eScience Director Ed Lazowska writes:
This decision removes one of several bizarre disincentives to the […]
Last week the four project teams from our Data Science for Social Good summer program gathered in the WRF Data Science Studio to present project updates to eScience’s Executive Committee and other invited guests. It […]
O’Reilly Publishing has released a preface to Python Data Science Handbook (Early Release) by Jake VanderPlas, eScience’s Senior Data Scientist and Director of Research, Physical Sciences.
“What is data science?” VanderPlas writes. “It’s a surprisingly hard […]
The second week of eScience’s Data Science for Social Good summer program kicked off with the arrival students from Alliances for Learning and Vision for Underrepresented Americans (ALVA), a program that targets underrepresented students in […]
A study in the Geophysical Research Letters found that over the past 19 years Alaska’s melting glaciers have sent 75 gigatons of water annually into the ocean. How much glacial melt is that? It’s a […]
University of Washington’s Andrew Connolly recently spoke with UW Today’s Peter Kelley to discuss his work on the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), calling it “one of the most exciting experiments in astrophysics today.”
Connolly, a […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]