Recent happenings



AI Executive Summit

Pattern89, High Alpha, and Indiana University hosted an executive summit on AI practices and applications.


Kafka Summit 2019 talk

My Kafka Summit talk on building a streaming analytics framework is available now on Confluent’s website.


Paper on ZTF alerts published

Our new paper ‘The Zwicky Transient Facility Alert Distribution System’ was published in Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific.


ODSC West 2017

I’m attending the Open Data Science Conference (ODSC) West in California.

PyData Seattle 2017 talk

I gave a talk entitled “Building a community fountain around your data stream” at the PyData Seattle 2017 Conference held at Microsoft on July 7th.

Search for Hidden Figures

PepsiCo and 21st Century Fox named me a modern ‘Hidden Figure’ in the next generation of women who will lead the way in STEM.


Big data BOF at Tapia Conference

We’ve organized a Birds of a Feather at the ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing called ‘Turning Big Data into Big Opportunities’.

Paper on data commons published

Our new paper ‘A Case for Data Commons: Toward Data Science as a Service’ was published in a special issue of Computing in Science and Engineering.

ACM Meetup Talk

I gave a lecture entitled “Big Data vs. the Scientist, Or how I learned to stop worrying and love the cloud” at the ACM Chicago June Meetup.