Ben Root is a member of the matplotlib development team. Main areas of development are the documentation and the mplot3d toolkit. Ben is also an active member of the mailing lists and has been using that experience in helping newcomers understand matplotlib to improve the documentation. Ben is a Meteorology graduate student who has nearly completed his PhD and now works full-time for a research company which has adopted Python as the preferred programming language. Part of his responsibilities in this job is to help transition co-workers and fellow scientists over to the Python toolset.
Monday 8 a.m.–noon in Room 101