What is an RSE?

We like an inclusive definition of Research Software Engineers to encompass those who regularly use expertise in programming to advance research. This includes researchers who spend a significant amount of time programming, full-time software engineers writing code to solve research problems, and those somewhere in-between. We aspire to apply the skills and practices of software development to research to create more robust, manageable, and sustainable research software. See more here.


What is the US-RSE Association?

Initiatives in the UK, Germany, the Netherlands and elsewhere are bringing together the community of people writing and contributing to research software at the national and international level. In the US this encompasses universities, laboratories, knowledge institutes, companies and other enterprises. This site is part of that effort.

RSE News & Updates


US-RSE Newsletter

April 2020 Newsletter

In this bi-monthly newsletter, we share recent, current, and planned activities of the US-RSE Association. Newsletters are also available on our website alongside the growing resources and information on the US-RSE Association. A sign-up option for our newsletter is available here. [Read More]

The First US-RSE Association Workshop

We are excited to announce that through a generous grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, we will be able to hold the first US-RSE Association community building workshop, April 21-22, 2020 in Princeton, NJ. This won’t be an attempt to be an RSE conference, but a workshop focused on... [Read More]
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