The Hacker Within began as a student organization at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and is now reborn as a collection of such chapters around the world.

Each of the chapters convenes a community of scientists, at all levels of their education and training, to share their knowledge and best practices in using computing to accomplish their work.

Current chapters:

Nascent chapters:

In the past, at Wisconsin, we hosted events and bootcamps of many flavors.


John D. Hunter Lecture

The Hacker Within Python bootcamp

The Hacker Within C++ Bootcamp

The Hacker Within SWC Bootcamp

We have even been invited to host workshops elsewhere.