Big Data

  • Vanderbilt University

    Three engineering classes available to youth in 2022 Vanderbilt Summer Academy

    Students in the Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering cleanroom. High school students who want to explore engineering will find three courses of interest in the 2022 Summer Academy offered by the Vanderbilt Program for Talented Youth. The application priority window opens January 6. More may be offered as course… Read More

    Dec. 20, 2021

  • Vanderbilt University

    New faculty Maizie Zhou: Unlocking genetic disorders through Big Data

    While studying prefrontal cortex development in adolescents, neuroscientist Maizie Zhou came to a realization that would dramatically alter her career path. Seeing how widespread autism was, but how few answers the scientific community had for those affected by it, she decided a different approach—one that is more data-driven and computational—was… Read More

    Dec. 1, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    Smart City project gives Nashville data-based planning tools

    The Vanderbilt Initiative for Smart City Operations and Research worked with Nashville officials to create prediction and planning tools for emergency services. Nashville is an ideal test bed for what a smart city can be, according to researchers. Vanderbilt researchers have discovered a vortex—and this one has nothing to do with icy,… Read More

    Oct. 17, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    ABS underwriting cost of employee’s PhD in risk and reliability

    One of the world’s largest marine classification societies is sponsoring a PhD student in risk and reliability engineering, an arrangement that could become more common as the number of jobs requiring graduate degrees outside of academia continues to increase. Eric VanDerHorn, a senior engineer at Houston-based ABS (the American Bureau… Read More

    Nov. 3, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    Three engineering faculty named to big data and data science working group

    Three School of Engineering professors will join colleagues from across Vanderbilt University and the Medical School in analyzing the directions for new university big data and data science initiatives. Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost Susan R. Wente named the 20-member Data Science Visions Working Group this week. Hiba Baroud Joining… Read More

    Aug. 18, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    Schmidt lecturer predicts higher ed’s future: Lifelong, tech-based learning instead of 4 years

    UT-Arlington’s Siemens says professors will track student engagement, students will take ‘learner profiles’ with them From left, retired Navy Capt. Raymond P. Schmidt, Roberta R. Schmidt, Associate Chair for Computer Science Doug Schmidt and Learning Innovation and Networked Knowledge Research Lab Executive Director George Siemens. (Heidi Hall/Vanderbilt… Read More

    Apr. 14, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    Research shows patient privacy, ‘big data’ can coexist

      A Vanderbilt study shows that anonymization algorithms can provide privacy protection across multiple institutions as clinical data are released for research. (photo by Susan Urmy) A new study, led by investigators at Vanderbilt University, confirms that the scientific pursuit of so-called big data from hospitals and… Read More

    Jan. 29, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    NSF CAREER Award aids Landman’s big data brain modeling research

    Bennett Landman Vanderbilt University big data researcher Bennett Landman has won a $436K National Science Foundation CAREER Award for his proposal to aid understanding of brain development. Landman, assistant professor of electrical engineering, computer science and biomedical engineering, plans to use new methods of computer analysis plus… Read More

    Feb. 2, 2015