Splash at Northwestern: Winter Splash February 26th, 2023


NU Splash Biography

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NICHOLAS WAGNER, Graduate Student in Materials Science




College: Northwestern University

Major: MSE

Year of Graduation: G

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I am a graduate student who uses physics, chemistry, and machine learning to guide our search for new electronic oxides. I have taught thrice for the Center for Talent Development at Northwestern, and I love my cat. I enjoy cooking for my fiance, playing video games, and reading articles on just about everything.



Past Classes

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M346: Introduction to Data Science in Splash 2018 (Apr. 07, 2018)
Have you read about artificial intelligence in the news? Curious about how Facebook, Google, and Amazon use data to predict what you will like and buy? I will teach the core concepts of data science before leading a short exercise on using data to predict pizza consumption.


M324: Introduction to Machine Learning in Splash 2017 (Apr. 29, 2017)
Have you read about artificial intelligence in the news? Curious about how Facebook and Amazon can predict what you will buy next? Come learn about the field of machine learning and what it's being used for today. This course will be a broad overview of the field, followed by recommendations for further learning.