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 science and engineering domains, to interact with data scientists from industry and academia.
David Beck, the UW eScience Institute’s Director of Research for the Life Sciences, chairs the Organizing Committee. Program partners include the UW eScience Institute (CSE’s Ed Lazowska is the Director, and CSE’s Bill Howe is the Associate Director), the UW Data Science IGERT (interdisciplinary graduate education) program (CSE’s Magda Balazinska is the Director), and UW Computer Science & Engineering, Astronomy, Chemical Engineering, and Oceanography. The program includes a keynote by UW CSE’s Oren Etzioni, panel participation by UW CSE’s Magda Balazinska, and Joe Hellerstein, and mentor participation by UW CSE’s Alvin Cheung.