Accelerating research through strategic partnerships
Data Science Services
The DSI partners with campus researchers and research teams to overcome data science challenges, such as aggregating and curating data from multiple sources and building out research pipelines. This collaboration adds depth to research, enabling investigation of new questions.
Created by the DSI to seed data science research collaboration across campus, the Data Science Community Map is for anyone at UW-Madison who is interested in data science. Whether you are a seasoned data science researcher, want to learn more, or support data science efforts on campus, you belong here.
Data Science Research Support
American Family Insurance has partnered with UW through the DSI to support data science research. The American Family Funding Initiative provides research awards of up to $100,000, with research teams based in departments across the UW-Madison campus.
Fostering a thriving data science community
Data Science Institute welcomes first cohort of affiliates
The American Family Insurance Data Science Institute (DSI) is honored to announce its inaugural cohort of faculty and academic staff affiliates representing colleges, schools and departments across the UW–Madison campus.
Data science research funding available through American Family partnership
The American Family Funding Initiative offers grants up to $100K to stimulate and support cutting-edge research in the rapidly growing field of data science. Proposals are due March 3.
Register for the Research Bazaar by Feb. 8
UW-Madison’s Data Science Hub is hosting the fourth annual Research Bazaar, focused on the theme of Information Insights: Shaping Futures with Data and Computing, Feb. 22-23.
The Data Science Institute is hiring data scientists
The American Family Insurance Data Science Institute (DSI) at UW-Madison is growing, and we are hiring data scientists to join our team.
Apply to present your work at the 2023 Research Bazaar
The 2023 Research Bazaar seeks submissions for lightning talks, posters, interactive discussions, workshops, and an art meets science exhibit. Focused on the theme of Information Insights: Shaping Futures with Data and Computing, the Research Bazaar will take place February 22-23.
Faces of Data Science
Meet people in the UW-Madison data science community through our series of profiles.
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 catalyzing and mobilizing our research community to meet data-rich grand challenges.
Connect with DSI
The DSI 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.
The DSI will lead a vibrant, innovative, inclusive and collaborative data science research community, and advance the social good, through a coherent research agenda backed by resources, space, and data science expertise.
The DSI 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.
The DSI is located on the 10th and 11th floors of the McArdle Bulding, 447 Lorch St., on the UW-Madison campus.