Sam Walkow participates in Mozilla Working Open Cohort
March 2, 2019
Samantha Walkow, an Informatics PhD student advised by Assistant Professor Matthew Turk, has been accepted into the Mozilla Open Leaders Program. The 14-week mentorship and project management program focuses on internet health and openness. Walkow is part of a cohort in the “culture track,” in which participants learn how to design and build an open culture that promotes participation and inclusion.
widgyts first release
December 19, 2018
Members of the DXL have been working on widgyts, a custom Jupyter widgets
package to work with yt. The first official release, 0.3.0, was announced this
week. You can read the official release announcement here and
use the widgets in a live demo on the yt hub.
Elisha joins the DXL
October 25, 2018
Hi! I’m Elisha, an intern from Uni High. I’m so excited to work here! I’ll be periodically posting blog updates about my work in the DXL!
Madicken attends the Grace Hopper Celebration
September 28, 2018
Madicken, a postdoc in the DXL, was sponsored along with three other NCSA staff members by the NCSA Director’s office to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration. Over the past few days, she has been at GHC with 22,000 other attendees in Houston, TX. Madicken is particularly interested in the open source track, which is new at GHC this year.
Mapping Radar Data in yt
August 17, 2018
The Data Exploration Lab collaborated with the ARM Climate Research Team from the Argonne National Laboratory in a week long coding sprint to create and improve functions for weather radar data in yt. A front end to support and display radial datasets was created, allowing yt to render 2D radial grids and slice plots.
June 12, 2018
The project unyt has been officially
released! Nathan Goldbaum has extracted
the unit-handling code from yt and provided it as a fast, standalone library
for use in other python projects.
DXL research scientist Nathan Goldbaum attended the NSF Software Infrastructure
for Sustained Innovation PI workshop in Washington DC. Nathan presented a poster and gave a lightning talk on updates and developments in yt.
April 19, 2018
DXL PhD student Colleen Heinemann attended the 8th Joint Lab for Extreme Scale Computing (JLESC) workshop in Barcelona, Spain.
DXL members Matt Turk and Nathan Goldbaum both participated in the NumFOCUS Summit on sustainability in Austin, TX.
Madicken joins the DXL
September 1, 2017
Madicken Munk has joined the DXL as a postdoc. Welcome Madicken!
July 17, 2017
Meagan Lang and Nathan Goldbaum attended SciPy 2017 this past week in Austin, TX. They presented a talk on yt and hosted a yt-focused sprint.
Crops in silico 2017
June 29, 2017
DXL research scientist Meagan Lang attended the Crops In silico symposium and workshop in Oxford, England over the past few days. Meagan gave an invited talk on her work for Crops in silico, entitled A Computational Framework for Connecting Models Across Languages and Scales.
March 13, 2017
Nathan Goldbaum attended the Docathon, a hackathon for documentation, at the Berkeley Institute for Data Science this past week. Nathan worked on documentation fixes for yt.