ComputeFest 2012

For a second year, IACS and partner organizations offered skill- and knowledge-building activities for graduate and undergraduate students and the Harvard community during January

ComputeFest 2012 logo

Thanks to all who attended ComputeFest 2012, and especially to our partners: SEAS Academic ComputingMathWorks and Wolfram Research.

Images from ComputeFest 2012

Tuesday, January 10

Graduate student teams begin work on the IACS Computational Challenge, focusing on an optimization problem in disaster relief.

Friday, January 13

Tuesday, January 17

Wednesday, January 18

  • 9:30 a.m.-noon: Matlab for Data Acquisition, Instrument Control and Analysis
  • 12:15-1:45 pm: Matlab BOF peer-help sessions
  • 2-3:30 pm: Computational Science Ventures: Maria Lopez-Bresnahan

Thursday, January 19

Friday, January 20

  • 9:30 a.m.-noon: Mathematica Workshop
  • 9:30 a.m.-noon: Workshops on R and Python
  • 12:15-1:45 pm: Mathematica, R and Python BOF peer-help sessions
  • 2-3:30 pm: Computational Science Ventures: Stephen Wolfram
  • 3:45 pm Final presentations by Challenge teams