The Data Science Hub features programs dedicated to research and application of modern techniques to the management, storage, and analysis of complex data sets.

Research at the hub spans fundamental and theoretic work to systems and applications of data science.

Institute for Foundations of Data Science

Housed at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, the IFDS will play a key role in the future of data science, developing fundamental techniques for handling increasingly massive data sets in shorter times.

Optimization @ WID

The WID group brings together a rare combination of researchers with a variety of optimization specialties who will study and develop new methods, as well as apply these methods, to a wide range of important real-world problems.


LUCID is a project-focused cross-disciplinary graduate training program at the University of Wisconsin–Madison that focuses on Learning, Understanding, Cognition, Intelligence, and Data-science.