Information from Data


May 1, 2014


Information from Data

Moderator: Vani Mandava, Microsoft Research

Extending the power of Excel with Power BI and Power Map

Dan Parish, Microsoft

Tools of the eScience trade (and also how to get them going on Windows!)

Shahrokh Mortazavi, Microsoft

Big Data and Machine Learning

Roger Barga, Microsoft


Vani Mandava, Shahrokh Mortazavi, Geoffrey Fox, and Jeff Zhang

Geoffrey Charles Fox (812.219.4643,, Fox received a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics from Cambridge University and is now professor of Computer Science, Informatics, and Physics at Indiana University. He is director of the Community Grids Laboratory of the Pervasive Technology Laboratories at Indiana University. He previously held positions at Caltech, Syracuse University and Florida State University. He has published over 550 papers in physics and computer science and been a major author on four books. Fox has worked in a variety of applied computer science fields with his work on computational physics evolving into contributions to parallel computing and now to Grid systems. He has worked on the computing issues in several application areas – currently focusing on Earthquake and Ice-sheet Science and Chemical Informatics. He is involved in several projects to enhance the capabilities of Minority Serving Institutions.