Data Science Institute director finalists announced

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education (OVCRGE) released the names of the four finalists in the American Family Insurance Data Science Institute director search. Each finalist will present a public seminar; all are encouraged to attend.

Dr Kyle Cranmer
Seminar Title: Data science is on its feet, now where is it going?
Seminar Date/Time: Tuesday, August 3, 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Dr. Lea Shanley
Seminar Title: Envisioning Data Science and the Wisconsin Idea at UW–Madison
Seminar Date/Time: Friday, August 6, 12-1 p.m.

Dr. Heng Huang
Seminar Title: New Machine Learning Algorithmic Foundations for Data Science
Seminar Date/Time: Tuesday, August 10, 2 p.m.

Dr. Benjamin Wandelt
Seminar Title: Data Science of the Universe and the Universe of Data Science
Seminar Date/Time: Thursday, August 12, 12-1pm

All seminars will be presented virtually. You can find up-to-date information, including Zoom links, recordings, and instructions for providing feedback, on the OVCRGE website.