This was NumFOCUS’ second year participating in Google Summer of Code, a summer mentoring program which allows students to work full-time on open source projects supervised by a senior contributor from the mentoring organization.

Here are highlights of the amazing work our NumFOCUS students did during Google Summer of Code 2016:

  • Chris Medrela, under the mentoring of Greg Wilson and Piotr Banaszkiewicz, worked on AMY implementing instructor training workflow that is already in use as we reopened instructor training.
  • Prerit Garg, under the mentoring of Piotr Banaszkiewicz and Raniere Silva, worked on a web server that receive and store information provided by the installation script.
  • Bhargav Srinivasa, under the mentoring of Lev Konstantinovskiy, worked on Gensim