Gaël Varoquaux is an INRIA faculty researcher working on computational science for brain imaging in the Neurospin brain research institute (Paris, France). His research focuses statistics and algorithmic techniques for modeling and mining brain activity. He dreams of making advanced data-processing techniques available across new fields via easy-to-use, inter-disciplinary, open-source, scientific software, in Python. He is a core developer of scikit-learn, Mayavi, and joblib, and often teaches scientific computing with Python using http://scipy-lectures.github.com. His travels and rants can be found at http://gael-varoquaux.info.
Friday 2 p.m.–2:30 p.m. in Dupreel
Thursday 4 p.m.–5:30 p.m. in H.1302