Applications open for 2015 La Serena School of Data Science

The LA SERENA SCHOOL FOR DATA SCIENCE: Applied Tools for Astronomy is an intensive week of interdisciplinary lectures focused on applied tools for handling big astronomical data. Participants will be instructed in how astronomical data are processed, accessed and analyzed, including reduction pipelines, databases, and scientific programming.  The School is taught by an international and interdisciplinary group of professors who will use real data and examples.  Participants will work on team-based projects and be provided training and access to the National Laboratory for High Performance Computing located at the University of Chile's Center for Mathematical Modeling.  For more information, check out the School website.

REGISTRATION for the 2015 program is now OPEN.  Students interested in attending the School should apply before May 15, 2015.  Our 1-page poster is available in PDF for distribution or posting on departmental bulletin boards.