ML4SCI 2020 Hackathon

Sergei Gleyzer (University of Alabama (US))

We are pleased to announce the upcoming Machine Learning for Science (ML4SCI) Hackathon Competition that will take place virtually from October 26-30, 2020The competition is sponsored by the University of Alabama Cyber Initiative and the Brown Data Science Initiative and is open to anyone interested. The hackathon will focus on applying machine learning techniques to scientific challenges, including those from the fields of physics, astronomy, planetary science and geoscience.

Anyone interested in learning more about machine learning techniques and trying their hand at the competition is welcome. The kickoff Zoom meeting is on Monday, 26 October at 4 PM US Central Time (5PM EDT). There will also be an introductory machine learning lecture by Prof. Harrison Prosper (FSU) on Tuesday, 27 October at 1:30 PM Central. Interested participants can register via Slack at will receive certificates and prizes. For questions about the ML4SCI Hackathon please contact Prof. Sergei Gleyzer

Organizers: Prof. Sergei Gleyzer (University of Alabama, Chairperson,, Prof. Meenakshi Narain (Brown University,

Participating Institutions: University of Alabama, Brown University, Dartmouth College, Davidson College, Florida State University, Florida Tech, University of Florida, University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez, University of South Carolina