Data Science

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt to establish a college dedicated to computing, AI and data science

    Vanderbilt has begun work to establish a transformative college dedicated to computer science, AI, data science and related fields, university leaders announced today. In addition to meeting the growing demand for degrees in technological fields and advancing research in rapidly evolving, computing-related disciplines, the new, interdisciplinary college will collaborate with all of Vanderbilt’s schools and colleges to advance breakthrough discoveries and strengthen computing education through a “computing for all” approach. Read More

    Mar. 25, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Bell named faculty director of undergraduate data science minor

    Charreau Bell, a senior data scientist at the Vanderbilt Data Science Institute and research assistant professor of computer science, has been named the faculty director of the undergraduate data science minor. Bell’s appointment was announced today by Vanessa Beasley, vice provost for academic affairs and dean of residential… Read More

    Oct. 8, 2021

  • Vanderbilt University

    Eight CS majors tackle data science research projects with DSI fellowships

    Eight computer science majors are among two dozen undergraduates in the 2021 Vanderbilt Data Science Institute summer research program. The undergraduate fellows will engage in 10 weeks of research with their faculty mentor and enhance their data science skills through online workshops led by the data science team with… Read More

    Jun. 16, 2021

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt announces launch of new data science minor in fall 2021

    Vanderbilt University has announced the addition of an undergraduate minor in data science beginning with the fall 2021 term. Susan R. Wente, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs (Vanderbilt University) Driven by the growing interest on the part of the data science community at Vanderbilt… Read More

    Jan. 29, 2021

  • 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

  • Vanderbilt University

    ORAU award supports BME professor’s work on whole brain statistical modeling

    An engineering professor whose research involves building statistical models of whole brain data sets has received a competitive research grant from Oak Ridge Associated Universities. Mika Rubinov, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, is one of 36 junior faculty nationwide to win a Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award, which… Read More

    Aug. 26, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    New CEE professor combines hydrology and data to study rivers’ cleansing capacity

    Jesus Gomez-Velez (Vanderbilt University/John Russell) When it comes to rivers, floodplains, ponds and lakes, Jesus Gomez-Velez knows the waters are never still – even if they appear to be. They continuously change, processing and removing excess harmful nitrates, filtering contaminants though grains of varied sizes, and using thermal energy to… Read More

    Oct. 24, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt Data Science Institute launched

    Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost Susan R. Wente (Vanderbilt University) Schmidt is co-director; Baroud on executive committee Vanderbilt has established the Data Science Institute to advance foundational research and data science skills across campus and to leverage the university’s collaborative culture. The new trans-institutional institute, one of… Read More

    Aug. 13, 2018

  • 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