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The official Jupyter Conference
Aug 21-22, 2018: Training
Aug 22-24, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Will M Farr

Will M Farr
Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Stony Brook University


Will Farr is an associate professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Stony Brook University and the Gravitational Wave Astronomy Group leader at the Flatiron Institute’s Center for Computational Astronomy. A theoretical astrophysicist with interests in astrostatistics, the gravitational dynamics of exoplanets and dense stellar systems, gravitational waves, compact object evolution, computational astrophysics, and general relativity, Will is also an enthusiastic programming language polyglot and has contributed software to many astronomical projects. You can find him as farr on GitHub.


8:55am–9:10am Thursday, August 23, 2018
Location: Grand Ballroom
Will M Farr (Stony Brook University)
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Will Farr shares examples of Jupyter use within the LIGO and Virgo Scientific Collaborations and offers lessons about the (many) advantages and (few) disadvantages of Jupyter for large, global scientific collaborations. Along the way, Will speculates on Jupyter's future role in gravitational wave astronomy. Read more.