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Vanderbilt Data Science Institute

Data Science: Next Generation Committee to advance computing at Vanderbilt

Feb. 28, 2020—The Data Science: Next Generation Committee has been formed to evaluate current computing expertise and resources at Vanderbilt University. The committee will assess future needs to strengthen the foundations of computing across campus, establish cross-disciplinary connections, and emphasize social and ethical aspects of computing.

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CANCELED: Fair aims to connect data science grad students to research opportunities March 17

Feb. 25, 2020—Let the Data Science Institute help connect you with first-year master’s students in the Data Science program. Join us at our Data Science M.S. Program Research Opportunities Fair on Tuesday, March 17, at 3 p.m. at The Wond'ry.

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Data Science Institute Postdoc Seminar: ‘Methods and Applications in the Study of Meaning for Political Science’ Feb. 28

Feb. 17, 2020—"Political Semantics: Methods and Applications in the Study of Meaning for Political Science" is scheduled for noon on Friday, Feb. 28, at the Data Science Institute.

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Data Science Institute Postdoc Seminar Series: ‘Machine Learning for Ultrasound Imaging Applications’ Feb. 14

Feb. 7, 2020—The Data Science Institute Postdoc Seminar Series presents "Machine Learning for Ultrasound Imaging Applications" on Friday, Feb. 14.

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Open Mind: Growing side by side with Nashville

Jan. 27, 2020—Vanderbilt's growth is intertwined with Nashville's, and the successes and challenges of both are shaped and reflected by the other, writes Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente in her latest "Open Mind" column.

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Join the Data Science Insitute as an Undergraduate Summer Research Fellow

Jan. 8, 2020—The Vanderbilt Data Science Institute Summer Research Program, set for June 1–Aug. 7, provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in 10 weeks of full-time data science-focused research in collaboration with any full-time Vanderbilt faculty member during the summer.

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‘What Could Go Wrong? Seven Data Ethics Fables’ Oct. 9

Oct. 4, 2019—Laura Norén, vice president of privacy and trust at Obsidian Security and a data science ethicist and researcher, will give a talk titled “What Could Go Wrong? Seven Data Ethics Fables” on Wednesday, Oct. 9, beginning at 4 p.m. in Buttrick Hall, Room 101.

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Research team sorts out drug screen false positive results

Oct. 2, 2019—Vanderbilt investigators have identified 13 previously unknown drug compounds that cause false positive screenings for amphetamines, buprenorphine (an opioid), cannabinoids and methadone.

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Wente charts path forward to build on university’s strengths at Fall Faculty Assembly

Aug. 23, 2019—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente pledged to keep Vanderbilt on a strong path moving forward, with continued investments in faculty and the student experience, during her Fall Faculty Assembly address on Aug. 22.

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Provost-appointed working group to assess digital support services, projects

Aug. 5, 2019—A new working group will evaluate Vanderbilt’s digital project resources and services and make recommendations aimed at supporting the university’s current and future needs.

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Data Science Institute welcomes first cohort of undergraduate summer research fellows

Jun. 13, 2019—Eight undergraduates will engage in 10 weeks of research with their faculty mentors, participate in data science skills workshops and demonstrations, and present their final research at the Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair to be held later this year.

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Data Science Institute welcomes first cohort of undergraduate summer research fellows

Jun. 13, 2019—The Data Science Institute Summer Research Program aims to engage students who are interested in data science-related research with Vanderbilt faculty. (Vanderbilt University) The Vanderbilt Data Science Institute welcomed its first cohort of undergraduate summer research fellows in early June. The Data Science Institute Summer Research Program aims to engage students who are interested in...

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