Researchers and data scientists across the UW-Madison campus are developing and sharing Covid-19 models that can inform responses to the pandemic. A new service offered through the UW-Madison Division of Information Technology (DoIT) Cyberinfrastructure Group, which is available to all UW-Madison researchers, is helping these scientists collaborate and share their work.
News and announcements
American Family Funding Initiative call for proposals
The American Family Funding Initiative offers grants of $75-150K to stimulate and support cutting-edge, highly innovative and groundbreaking research in the rapidly growing field of data science, including computing and artificial intelligence.
Call for abstracts: SAE International Journal of Aerospace special issue
The SAE International Journal of Aerospace is soliciting papers for a special issue on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and Autonomy.
Register for the Data Science Research Bazaar
UW-Madison’s Data Science Hub is hosting its second annual Data Science Research Bazaar, focused on its theme of Data Science for the Social Good, virtually throughout February.
New information Master’s program prepares students for careers in tech and information
For the first time ever, the Information School (iSchool) at UW-Madison is accepting applications for a newly launched Master of Science Information degree.
Graduate Assistant Opportunity: Managing Editor
The American Family Insurance Data Science Institute (AFIDSI) is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for a UW-Madison graduate student to serve as managing editor of the journal Sociological Methods and Research (SMR). Applications will be accepted through December 18.
New UW-Madison venture studio turns ideas into funded software businesses
Varsity Venture Studio is a new campus initiative that is open to everyone in the UW-Madison ecosystem. UW-Madison, WARF and High Alpha Innovation are collaborating to bring the venture studio model to our campus in …
Wisconsin in the information age
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.
Newly redesigned website serves the UW-Madison data science community
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.
American Family supports second round of data science research grants at UW-Madison
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.