News

David Lilja headshot
Faculty awards and honors

Lilja receives BenchCouncil Achievement Award

Posted November 19, 2020

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

Ruyuan Wan
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.

Carlson Analytics Lab

Tackle business-related projects with the Carlson Analytics Lab

Posted November 3, 2020

Satisfy your capstone requirement on a project sponsored by the Carlson Analytics Lab this summer.

Data Science in Multi-messenger Astrophysics
Program news

Attend a Data Science in MMA Info Sessions

Posted October 1, 2020

The new Data Science in Multi-Messenger Astrophysics program trains grad students in modern data science techniques.

Visualization of art and science
Research

Keefe's visualization work featured in American Scientist

Posted September 14, 2020

Data scientist Dan Keefe is working to create visualization tools by blending the languages of science and art.

Stefano Martiniani
Research

Collaborative UMN research team awarded $1.13 million from NSF

Posted September 11, 2020

Data science graduate faculty member Stefano Martiniani will be working on the development of ColabFit project.

SYMFONI graphs
Research

Kumar collaborates to study carbon credits for farmers

Posted September 10, 2020

He will be bringing data mining expertise to the project team, which received a $4.5 million award from ARPA-E.

People spread out wearing masks on the bus
Research

Traffic, transit data paint a picture of COVID-19 impacts

Posted September 9, 2020

Data science faculty member Shashi Shekhar is using spatial data to understand how people responded to the pandemic.

Xiaotong Shen headshot
Faculty awards and honors

Shen joins editorial board for Statistica Sinica

Posted August 1, 2020

The data science graduate faculty member began his three-year term as co-editor on August 1, 2020.

Data science student Sai Kumar Kayala holds his award for Best Project
Student awards and honors

Sai Kumar Kayala earns top honors for capstone project

Posted July 14, 2020

The annual Data Science Poster Fair highlights the work of students in the Master of Data Science program.