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Student awards and honors

Data science student is finalist in NFL's ‘Big Data Bowl’

Posted February 25, 2021

Grad student Sam Walczak is part of a sports analytics group using data to evaluate player performance.

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Student awards and honors

Undergraduate advisor wins Gopher Spirit Award

Posted February 9, 2021

Jacquelyn Burt embodies everything that the Gopher Spirit Award stands for: positivity, inclusiveness, and diversity.

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Student awards and honors

Graduate staff recognized by Center for Educational Innovation

Posted February 9, 2021

Joe Nieszner and Allison Small are committed to the development data science graduate students.

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Faculty awards and honors

Professor Keshab Parhi named ACM Fellow

Posted January 27, 2021

He was recognized for "contributions to architectures and design tools for signal processing and networking accelerators.”

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Profiles

Hahnemann Ortiz: Evolution of a data scientist

Posted January 13, 2021

He found his way back to the University of Minnesota to strengthen his knowledge of data science and machine learning.

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Faculty awards and honors

Wei Pan chosen for the Academy for Excellence in Health Research

Posted January 13, 2021

Biostatistics and data science professor earned the U's highest recognition of distinction in health-related research.

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Faculty awards and honors

Daniel Boley named Distinguished Member by the ACM

Posted December 16, 2020

This recognition celebrates his long-term commitment and outstanding scientific contributions to computing.

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Faculty awards and honors

Keshab Parhi inducted Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Posted December 8, 2020

This reflects his contributions and commitment to VLSI architectures and integrated circuit design.

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Faculty awards and honors

Lilja receives BenchCouncil Achievement Award

Posted November 19, 2020

This award recognizes contributions to benchmarking, measuring, and optimizing computer systems.

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Student awards and honors

M.S. student receives Outstanding Poster recognition at CSCW 2020

Posted November 3, 2020

The poster presented research into the impact of likes and comments on CaringBridge user retention.