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Monday, February 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Attending STS Sessions Online

All Software Training for Students workshops sessions are currently being delivered virtually via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra and can be accessed from within the STS Canvas course.

Blackboard recommends using Google Chrome as your web browser when accessing Collaborate Ultra.

To attend the workshops, do the following:

  1. Enroll in the STS Canvas Course (if you are not already enrolled)
  2. After enrolling, click the link to our BB Collaborate Ultra page
  3. Find the name of the workshop you'd like to attend and click the Join Session button.
  4. Recommended: Download the class files for the session by finding the corresponding workshop manual in the Modules section of the course.

IMPORTANT: MATLAB is available for all UW-Madison students to download from the Campus Software Library. Instructions on how to do so can be found here. We recommend you download the software a day before your scheduled workshop.

MATLAB is a numerical computing environment and fourth generation programming language. MATLAB allows matrix manipulation, plotting of functions and data, implementation of algorithms, creation of user interfaces, and interfacing with programs in other languages.

Topics include:

  • MATLAB interface
  • M Code
  • Arrays and matrices
  • .M files
  • Graphing

Workshop Manual and Class Files:

Training Manual


Anyone looking for an introduction to MATLAB's interface and syntax.


Basic computing and familiarity with mathematics like matrix processing

Note: Software Training for Students services are only available to currently registered undergraduate or graduate students of UW-Madison. Faculty, staff and former students are not eligible to attend our training workshops or consultations.


Monday, February 17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Room B1144A, DeLuca Biochemistry Building
420 Henry Mall
Madison, WI United States


Primary Trainer
Ge Xu
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