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Fall 2020, Leadership

Taking a Collaborative Approach to Data Science

September 18, 2020

Data science holds the key to tackling many of society’s greatest challenges from COVID-19 to smart cities, social justice, and the global environment. Leading-edge computational approaches can extract hidden knowledge and generate fresh insights from large and complex datasets in many different sectors. That’s why the University of Miami Institute for Data Science and Computing […]

Fall 2020, Leadership

Jim Bottum to Lead Strategic Initiatives for IDSC

September 18, 2020

IDSC welcomes James R. “Jim” Bottum as Director of Strategic Initiatives. In this role, he will be responsible for building collaborative alliances and partnerships with academia, industry, and community organizations. “As I look at the national landscape of emerging data science initiatives, IDSC appears to have some unique qualities that I find very exciting. IDSC […]

Fall 2020, Leadership

Data Science for Everyone

September 18, 2020

Data science is rapidly becoming an essential discipline for students and adults. Understanding the construction of datasets, the use of analytic tools, and the assumptions that go into computational models are vital skills in science, business, and the humanities. In atmospheric and marine science, for example, data science tools are helping us improve hurricane forecasts, […]

Fall 2020, Leadership

Data Ethics and Society Director and Co-Director Appointed

September 18, 2020

Kenneth W. Goodman, PhD, and Otávio Bueno, PhD, have been named Director and Co-Director of Data Ethics + Society for the University of Miami Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC). “From personal privacy to fake news, legal, ethical, and social concerns permeate the research, teaching, and applications of data science and computing,” said IDSC […]

Fall 2020, Leadership

Industry Advisory Board Advances IDSC Mission

September 18, 2020

A team of distinguished technology professionals is advancing the collaborative mission of the University of Miami Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC) by serving on the Industry Advisory Board. “We are committed to making South Florida a hub for the data sciences and integrating leading-edge tools and applications into decision-making processes for all industries,” […]