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* '''Nuclear Engineering'''
 
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*** [http://lammps.sandia.gov/ LAMMPS] - a molecular dynamics library that can be used to model parallel atomic/subatomic processes at large scale, lead by Sandia National Laboratories
 
** Other
 
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*** [http://code.google.com/p/open-geiger-development-kit/ OpenGeiger] - an open source, open hardware Geiger Counter
 
** Testimonials
 
** Testimonials
 
** Resources
 
** Resources

Revision as of 20:36, 13 September 2013

This page contains information on open source projects in different scientific/technology disciplines.

Instructions

Please add information and testimonials wherever you see fit. If a discipline is missing, please add it.

Please format disciplines in the following way:

  • Name of Discipline
    • Recommended
      • OSS that is commonly used within the discipline, that an undergraduate reasonably might know about.
      • There can be multiple projects!
      • Make sure to include a URL to project website, and if possible a brief description of the software.
    • Other
      • This are projects that are less well known or highly specific, but still active and interesting.
      • There can be multiple projects!
    • Testimonials
      • A testimonial should be a brief statement of how using/contributing to an OSS project in your discipline improved your work/career!
      • Feel free to include your name & bibliographical info/url, if you want, or leave it anonymous
    • Resources
      • Links to places to find more info.

General resources for finding additional projects:


Common Departments

  • Biology
    • Recommended
    • Other
      • R - a programming language for statistical analysis
    • Testimonials
    • Resources
  • Biochemistry
    • Recommended
      • BioPython - a set of tools for biological computation written in Python
      • BioPerl
      • OpenBabel - allows anyone to search, convert, analyze, or store data from molecular modeling, chemistry, solid-state materials, biochemistry, or related areas
      • ImageJ
    • Other
      • R - a programming language for statistical analysis
    • Testimonials
    • Resources
  • Chemistry
    • Recommended
      • OpenBabel - allows anyone to search, convert, analyze, or store data from molecular modeling, chemistry, solid-state materials, biochemistry, or related areas
    • Other
    • Testimonials
    • Resources:
  • Economics
    • Recommended
      • R - a programming language for statistical analysis
    • Other
    • Testimonials
    • Resources:
  • Political science
    • Recommended
    • Other
    • Testimonials
    • Resources

Less Common Departments

  • Aeronautics and astronautics
    • Recommended
      • SunPy, a solar physics library actively maintained by NASA GSFC.
    • Other
    • Testimonials
    • Resources:
  • Atmospheric sciences
    • Recommended
      • CMAQ - EPA's development project: a suite of programs for conducting air quality model simulations
      • GEMPAK - soon to be replaced with AWIPS II - a weather forecasting, display and analysis package, lead developer: National Weather Service
    • Other
      • OpenMadrigal - a database for accessing/archiving geospace data (does geospace == atmospheric science?)
    • Testimonials
    • Resources
  • Biomedical Engineering
    • Recommended
      • BioSig - an open source software library for biomedical signal processing of biosignals such as EEG, ECoG, ECG, EOG and EMG
      • OpenSim - tool for modeling and simulation of movement
    • Other
    • Testimonials
    • Resources
  • Materials science
    • Recommended
      • ESPRESSO - a software package for performing and analyzing simulations of “coarse-grained” models as used in soft-matter research
  • Nuclear Engineering
    • Recommended
      • LAMMPS - a molecular dynamics library that can be used to model parallel atomic/subatomic processes at large scale, lead by Sandia National Laboratories
    • Other
      • OpenGeiger - an open source, open hardware Geiger Counter
    • Testimonials
    • Resources