PhD student Natalia Clementi and Prof. Barba taught a 3-hour tutorial for high-school students for the Caminos Al Futuro program of the GW Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute. It was a hands-on tutorial titled "Data Science for a Better World," and it guided the students through the basics of using Python with data. The students, who had never... Continue »
Jeffrey Perkel, Technology Editor for Nature, interviewed Prof. Lorena A. Barba about her research group's reproducibility practices and the digital tools that enable them. She talked about the group's computational research interests, their avant-garde use of digital tools and repositories to create "repro-packs," and how these allow her to share research figures freely even when part... Continue »
Poster presented at the SIAM Conference in Computational Science and Engineering 2017, Atlanta, GA.
The course "Practical Numerical Methods with Python" launched in 2014 as an "indie" massive open online course (MOOC), simultaneous to on-campus courses at three universities. Prof. Barba... Continue »
Prof. Lorena Barba was nominated and received an Honorable Mention in the Open Education Awards for Excellence of the Open Education Consortium. She was among four internationally recognized educators honored, in tribute of their achievements and contributions publishing a significant body of open educational resources and demonstrating innovative open education practices. The Open Education Consortium is... Continue »