Scientific Computing with Python
Austin, Texas • July 6-12
Registration - 100% Full



Tom Aldcroft

Tom Aldcroft is an astrophysicist working at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, MA. In addition to science research he has a key responsibility supporting science and mission operations of the Chandra X-ray Observatory. Tom has been a core contributor to the Astropy project since its inception, including major work on the Tables, Time and ASCII tables I/O subpackages. He has made contributions to the Python community by leading the development of both the site and the python4astronomers site. The latter was the basis for a 7-part tutorial series held on two occasions at the Center for Astrophysics during which he and others taught data analysis using Python. In 2013 he organized the Astronomy mini-symposium and Astronomy BOF at SciPy.


Astropy and astronomical tools Part I

Sunday 8 a.m.–noon in Room 106

Astropy in 2014; What's new, where we are headed

Wednesday 3:30 p.m.–3:50 p.m. in Room 203