FLOSS for Science
is a podcast with the goal of showcasing free, libre and open source software uses in science. We want to highlight how FLOSS empowers researchers and enables them to produce high quality research. Through each of our episodes, we want to showcase a scientist using FLOSS to produce his/her research or the developers of software used for scientific research. In this audio show, we want to present real uses cases applicable for scientists. When we will interview software developers we will focus on the motivation to start the project, their interaction with the community and the reasons to release their software as FLOSS instead of focusing on the implementation details of the software. Although both presenters comes from an engineering and computational engineering background, FLOSS for Science
is open to anyone from any branch of science.
At FLOSS for Science
, we want to produce high quality audio content published under the license CC-BY-ND 4.0.
Twitter : @FLOSSforscience
David is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in chemical engineering at Polytechnique Montréal. He is working on resistive welding of thermoplastic composites and previously worked on
the northern climate effects on the fatigue life of unidirectional glass-epoxy composites for wind turbines during his M. Sc. A. in mechanical engineering at the École de technologie supérieure. He has a deep interest for FLOSS (Free/Libre and Open Source Software) and Open Science.
Patrick is a research scientist at the Center for Computation and Technology at Louisiana State University. He does research in crack and fracture mechanics for composites and develops simulation tools with using HPX -- A open source C++ Standard Library for Parallelism and Concurrency. He uses open source software in his daily life and has a deep interested how the open source concept influences academia and research.