American Family Insurance Data Science Institute

The American Family Insurance Data Science Institute is committed to advancing discovery that benefits society through cutting-edge research and cross-disciplinary collaboration.

We are growing a vibrant, innovative and inclusive data science research community at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Learn more about the DSI

Our mission

AFIDSI performs cutting-edge research in the fundamentals of data science and catalyzes the translation of this research into practice, to advance scientific discovery in collaboration with researchers across campus and beyond.

Connect with us

The AFIDSI is administered through the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education with an endowment from American Family Insurance. We welcome inquiries about our work and collaboration opportunities.

Find us

AFIDSI is located on the 10th and 11th floors of the McArdle Bulding, 447 Lorch St., on the UW-Madison campus. Please note that we are working at home during COVID and our offices are closed until further notice.