Vanderbilt Data Science Institute
Oct. 7, 2020—Vanderbilt’s Data Science Institute, Department of Economics and Public Policy Studies Program, in partnership with the nonpartisan Sycamore Institute, are co-hosting a virtual discussion with celebrated economist and Harvard professor Raj Chetty on the economic impact of COVID-19. Chancellor Daniel Diermeier will deliver opening remarks.
Sep. 22, 2020—Vanderbilt researchers have been awarded a National Science Foundation Convergence Accelerator 2020 Cohort Phase 1 grant to create a standardized platform that will streamline the development, testing and dissemination of technology that can improve human health. The nine-month project, “Scalable, Traceable AI for Imaging Translation: Innovation to Implementation for Accelerated Impact (STRAIT I3),” looks specifically...
Data Science Institute big data model to help Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital prepare for patient needs during pandemic and beyond
Jun. 24, 2020—Vanderbilt's Data Science Institute researchers are developing a model to use big data to address the impact of COVID-19 on policies, procedures, and resources now and in the future. The tool will help Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt evaluate short- and long-term resource needs in order to be fully prepared to meet patients' needs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.