Data Science Institute

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt classes incorporate AI technology to enhance learning

    Professors say tools like ChatGPT can serve as a coach, tutor and critic, likening them to an ‘exoskeleton for the mind.’ by Lucas Johnson Gian Luca Lupica-Tondo never really gave much thought to using generative artificial intelligence as a coding assistant. But now that he’s taken an AI-assisted programming… Read More

    Feb. 28, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Undergraduate minor in data science finds a home in the School of Engineering

    Beginning in fall 2024, the data science minor will become the 10th minor offered by the School of Engineering. The program, which launched in 2021, will move from the Office of the Provost to the school that is best aligned with its academic content. This gives students declaring the… Read More

    Oct. 30, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt’s Data Science Institute is hosting free AI Summer workshop

    The Data Science Institute is offering a free summer workshop designed to help researchers, educators, and students gain a deep understanding of the latest AI technologies and techniques, specifically deep learning and transformers, and how they can be used to solve a variety of problems. Generative AI has exploded since the… Read More

    Apr. 6, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Data Science Institute to host ‘AI Summer’ to train researchers

    Have a hard drive full of sequential data like audio, text, images or even DNA, but you can’t figure out how to make the most of it? Have an innovative research solution or business objective in mind, but you’re stuck in a quagmire of summarizing data into a few… Read More

    Mar. 30, 2022

  • Vanderbilt University

    Data Science Institute Summer Research Program info session for undergraduates is Nov. 9

    The Vanderbilt Data Science Institute will host an information session for undergraduate students interested in data science research on Tuesday, Nov. 9, beginning at 4 p.m. CT. The virtual event will feature a program overview, how to find a mentor, tips for submitting a standout application, and a panel of… Read More

    Oct. 22, 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

    Student team takes top honors in data science challenge

    One of the team’s visualization showed popular intersections. Using data sets that included population, commuter traffic, air quality and other measures of downtown Chicago, a team of graduate and undergraduate students recently took the top spot in a challenge organized by Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Urban data analytics was one… Read More

    Oct. 13, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    Bell siblings reflect Vanderbilt’s culture of innovation

    By Jenna Somers Charleson Bell Charleson Bell, research assistant professor of biomedical engineering and National Science Foundation I-Corps consultant at the Wond’ry, Vanderbilt’s Innovation Center, and Charreau Bell, senior data scientist at the Data… Read More

    Sep. 9, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    Master’s in Data Science program application deadline extended for 2020 VU graduates to May 15

    Vanderbilt’s Data Science Institute is accepting applications from graduating Vanderbilt students for its master’s program in data science through Friday, May 15. Given the challenges brought on by the global COVID-19 pandemic, now is good time to explore a postgraduate career in data science. Despite the current… Read More

    Apr. 27, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    Data Science: Next Generation Committee to advance computing at Vanderbilt

    A Data Science: Next Generation Committee has been formed to evaluate current computing expertise and resources at Vanderbilt University. Six engineering faculty will serve on the committee:  Doug Schmidt, Hiba Baroud, Xenofon Koutsoukos, Maithilee Kunda, Brad Malin and Gregor Neuert. The committee will assess future needs to strengthen the foundations of computing across campus,… Read More

    Mar. 4, 2020