Julia Computing’s Jane Herriman Joins NumFOCUS Board of Directors
AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 25, 2018 — Julia Computing Director of Diversity and Outreach Jane Herriman has joined the NumFOCUS Board of Directors for 2018-2019. Jane Herriman is a PhD candidate in Materials Science at Caltech and will soon rejoin Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory as a Lawrence Graduate Scholar. NumFOCUS is a non-profit organization that promotes sustainable software, open code development and reproducible scientific research. NumFOCUS supports Jupyter, which was named for Julia, Python and R.
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