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Data Science at the U of M

Saonli Basu and Mark Fiecas

Analyzing big data to understand the developing brain

Data science graduate faculty Mark Fiecas co-leads the analytics core at the Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain (MIDB).
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Kumar's climate work featured on Minnesota Public Radio

MPR interviewed Vipin Kumar about how the new NSF-funded climate modeling center will help improve future models.
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Vipin Kumar appointed first director of Data Science Initiative

He will lead the effort to enhance the quality and visibility of data science research at the University of Minnesota.


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