June 26, 2020

Lockdown doesn’t hinder annual Data Science Challenge

Jeremy Thomas/LLNL

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and shelter-in-place restrictions, this year’s Data Science Challenge with the University of California, Merced was an all-virtual offering. The two-week challenge involved 21 UC Merced students who worked from their homes through video conferencing and chat programs to develop machine learning models capable of differentiating potentially explosive materials from other types of molecules. Read more at LLNL News.