DeepChem Minutes 6/24/2021

DeepChem Minutes

India/Asia/Pacific Call

Date: June 24th, 2021
Attendees: Bharath, Ashwin, Arun, Peter, Alana
Summary: Arun just finished his undergraduate degree and is waiting to join his job and looking to contribute to DeepChem.

Bharath has been working on GSoC work primarily.

Peter this week has worked on converting the multitask models to PyTorch. Peter finished that and is now working on getting the CI into a functional state.

Ashwin has been working on the tests for the USPTO loader. Ashwin realized he needed to add a dummy featurizer that does a pass-through operation on the input.

Alana has been continuing to work on the FASTALoader and is working on addressing the changes to make it load larger datasets.

Americas/Europe/Africa/Middle East

India/Asia/Pacific Call

Date: June 25th, 2021
Attendees: Bharath, Atreya, Kevin, Vignesh
Summary: Bharath gave the same update as at the previous call.

Kevin finished the PR for wandb and has been thinking about how to improve the logging infrastructure.

Atreya has merged in the MATFeaturizer PR and is now working on the data loader for some new datasets.

Vignesh is continuing to work on the Jax infrastructure and needs Bharath to review a couple of the PRs to get unblocked.

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