Adventures in data analysis with ISTeC

istec-data595ISTeC, the Information Science and Technology Center at CSU, invites the campus community to spend the afternoon of Dec. 5 catching up on recent advances in analytical techniques regarding big data, network data and structurally complex data. The ISTeC Data Analysis Symposium starts at 11 a.m. with a buffet lunch in the Morgan Library Event Hall. After welcoming remarks by ISTeC Director Edwin Chong, Hari Iyer of the National Institutes of Standards Technology will deliver the keynote on “Analysis of Heterogeneous Data From Fingerprint Images.” From 12:30 to 3 p.m., CSU faculty from various departments will take participants on a data adventure using case studies in various fields. Featured speakers will be David Randall, Atmospheric Science; Mark Simmons, Biology; Haonan Wang, Statistics; Asa Ben-Hur, Computer Science; Susan van den Heever, Atmospheric Science; Imme Ebert-Uphoff, Electrical and Computer Engineering; Michael Kirby, Mathematics; Stephen Hayne, Computer Information Systems; and Ronald Tjalkens, Environmental & Radiological Health Sciences. The symposium is free and open to the entire campus community; registration is required. Speaker schedule and registration.   

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Brewing class taps into Odell ‘Study Break IPA’

poster for eventStudents in Colorado State University’s Brewing Science and Technology course are inviting the public to hop into Odell Brewing Company Thursday to tap into the fizzy fruits of their labor: “Study Break IPA … Cascade into Hoppiness.” The beer, brewed by the students in FTEC 460 this semester, will be offered for the first time at the Nov. 20 tap room celebration from 4 to 6 p.m. Uncle Cuz will provide live music at the event. Odell is located at 800 E. Lincoln Ave. in Fort Collins. Study Break IPA, which was created by CSU students with brewer Doug Odell at the Odell Brewery on Nov. 1, represents the capstone learning exercise of the entire course. The IPA will also be on tap at the Ramskeller in the Lory Student Center for the remainder of the semester. Students in the course have also created two beers in the on-campus brewery this semester: Belgian Holiday Spice Ale and Black and Blue Belgian Dark Stout. In addition, they brewed “Fall-Out Brown Ale” at Equinox Brewing Co. on Oct. 11, currently on tap at the Equinox Tap Room, and “Brett-Sacch Saison” at Funkwerks on Oct. 25, available soon.

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