Computing and data permeate every aspect of society, from banking to health care, from retail to communications, from agriculture and manufacturing to education and tourism. We vote, drive, visit the doctor, buy a house and make our phone calls with the assumption that somebody, somewhere is collecting information, feeding it into a database, processing and using it (we hope ethically) to make decisions.
The data science community has a new place to explore research, academics, training and other opportunities at UW-Madison. The American Family Insurance Data Science Institute recently launched a fully updated version of the data science @ uw website that presents fresh content from partners across campus.
The American Family Insurance Data Science Institute is honored to announce the results of the second round of the American Family Funding Initiative, a research competition for data science projects.
Irene Ong finds excitement in teasing out findings from data, as it satisfies her curiosity. To her, it’s like solving a mystery, as data science can provide insights for informed decisions. She uses statistical and machine-learning methods to understand how immune systems develop, how to prevent allergic and infectious diseases, and which drugs to recommend for cancer treatment, all with the goal of keeping people healthy.
The National Science Foundation awarded a five-year, $4.6 million grant to the UW–Madison Institute for the Foundations of Data Science for fundamental research in the rapidly growing field of data science.
When it comes to climate change, University of Wisconsin–Madison forest and wildlife ecology Professor Ben Zuckerberg says birds are the proverbial canary in the coal mine.
This fall, the Data Science Hub is hosting a series of half-day workshops on Unix Shell, SQL, Git/GitHub, Jekyll, and Docker.
Brian Yandell, David R. Anderson Interim Director of the American Family Insurance Data Science Institute, will talk about “Data Science in the Pandemics Age” at ForwardFest on Aug. 17, 6-7pm.
The UW-Madison School of Computer, Data and Information Sciences, Wisconsin School of Business and American Family Insurance are bringing the Creative Design Lab to Madison.
Nine teams of University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty and collaborators have been awarded nearly $1 million through the American Family Funding Initiative, a research competition for data science projects.