PyTN Profiles: Chris Fonnesbeck and Mosaik Solutions

Speaker Profile: Chris Fonnesbeck (@fonnesbeck)

Chris Fonnesbeck is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biostatistics at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He specializes in computational statistics, Bayesian methods, meta-analysis, and applied decision analysis. He originally hails from Vancouver, BC and received his Ph.D. from the University of Georgia.

On Sunday February 23rd at 12:00 PM, Chris will be presenting on Statistical Data Analysis in Python! This will be umm… well… EPIC!

This hands-on course will introduce users to statistical data analysis in Python. We will cover data manipulation using Pandas, including indexing, alignment, join/merge methods, date/time types, and missing data, as well as data modeling procedures using NumPy and SciPy, such as data distribution fitting, estimation of linear and non-linear models, and an introduction to Bayesian methods.

Sponsor Profile: Mosaik Solutions (@mosaikglobal)

Mosaik Solutions builds world-class desktop and mobile applications backed by comprehensive telecom network intelligence.

As an agile team of researchers, creatives and mapping experts, we empower better strategic and tactical decisions with accurate datasets, flexible software and responsive professional services. We also help our clients attract and retain more customers with tailored marketing solutions.

Our software engineering team has been empowered to build the right foundations with the right tools to get the business in a position to excel at ad-hoc distributed geoprocessing and data visualization. We’re a tight knit team built around a culture of trust that strives to develop engineers beyond their given roles and current skillsets.

And we’re hiring! So send us an email at with your resume and anything else that would help us understand why you’re so awesome that we should hire you post haste.

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