Stéfan Van Der Walt

Computational Fellow, Berkeley Institute for Data Science

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Stéfan Van Der Walt

Stéfan van der Walt is an assistant researcher at BIDS and a senior lecturer in applied mathematics at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. He has been involved in the development of scientific open source software for more than a decade and enjoys teaching Python at workshops and conferences.  Stéfan is the founder of scikit-image and a contributor to numpy, scipy, and dipy. Outside work, he enjoys traveling, running, and photographing the great outdoors.