2018 University Data Summit

Main Theme: Upwards as a Data-Smart University When: August 22nd, 2018: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Where: NCSA (1205 W Clark St, Urbana, IL 61801) We want to welcome you to 2018 University Data Summit! The first data summit inspired discussion on how data can help student success, developed forums to collaborate and began exploration read more »

Data Science Fundamentals Session Plan

Lead Organizers: Anil Hirani (Math) Sanmi Koyejo (CS) Facilitators: Edgar Solomonik (CS): Scalable Algorithms and Tools for Data Science Nitin Vaidya (ECE): Robust Collaborative Machine Learning Idoia Ochoa-Alvarez (ECE): The Role of Data Science in Genomics Julia Hockenmaier (CS): Natural Language Processing: Fundamental Technologies for Data Science Ruoyu Sun (ISE):  Optimization for Data Science Feng Liang (Statistics): read more »

Data Science Day

What: Data Science Day When: October 10, 2017: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Where: The Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom Who: Anyone who is collecting, archiving, analyzing, visualizing, or sharing data for research Anyone who is interested in working with data for their research Anyone who is interested in how others are using data for read more »

New Summit!

** Please take a moment to take our survey ** What: University Data Summit When: August 23, 2017: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Where: The iHotel Chancellor Ballroom Who: Anyone who maintains, provides, analyses, or utilizes campus data in the University of Illinois community Anyone who is interested in improving program, student, faculty, and financial read more »

Attend a summit

The Illinois Data Science Initiative is hosting summits with focus on various data science subjects. Attend one summit or attend them all! Interested in presenting at a summit? Let us know. Upcoming Summits Data Science Day October 10, 2017Alice Campbell Alumni Center Register today Past Summits University Data Summit August 23, 2017The iHotel Chancellor Ballroom read more »

Introducing the Illinois Data Science Initiative

We are pleased to announce that the campus is undertaking a new effort – the Illinois Data Science Initiative (iDSI) – to explore how to better connect our faculty, staff, and students from nearly every discipline across the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to the Data Science skills, tools, and practitioners that they need to solve their read more »