Behind-the-Scenes @ Data Science Institute

Wednesday 23rd May 2018 @ 18:15

Yike Guo, Professor of Computing, Director of Data Science Institute; David Birch Research and Systems Manager

The new KPMG Data Observatory, the largest in Europe, allows observers to visualise everything from cryptocurrency transactions to migration patterns. Using a circular array of 64 screens powered by 32 computers, it has immense data processing capacity, allowing users to see hitherto unobservable data patterns.

The timetable for this Behind-the-scenes is as follows:

  • 18.00 – 18.15 Members arrivals / Welcome at William Penney Building, South Kensington Campus, Imperial College London, location 15 on the map here
  • 18.15 – 18.45 Welcome from Professor Yike Guo.  Introduction to the new KPMG Data Observatory
  • 18.45 –19.45 Member tour, viewing and demos by researchers
  • 19.45 -20.30 Refreshments and continued discussions.

For background reading, you can find out more on their website here.

You need to be aware that there is very limited seating throughout the event.

Venue: Data Science Institute, Imperial College London

Campus Map reference 15
on the Imperial College London Map