Guoyu Lu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology
Friday, December 4, 2020
3:00 pm EST
Speed Networking Reception to follow
Participants will be connected in break-out rooms
DSI Director, Cathy Wu was named for the seventh consecutive year to the 2020 global list of Highly Cited Researchers. Dr. Wu was recognized for her influence in the field of biology and biochemistry. The annual list identifies researchers who have demonstrated significant influence in their academic field or across several fields through the publication of multiple highly cited papers during the last decade. Their names are drawn from the publications that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and publication year in Clarivate’s Web of Science citation index.
A team of researchers including DSI Affiliated Faculty, Jennifer Horney, looked at disaster declaration data to determine the impact of natural disasters on suicide rates
Data scientists serve many roles during the pandemic including predicting patient treatment outcomes, monitoring patients as they enter hospitals, identifying promising drug candidates, estimating real-time spread and forecasting future spread. Looking to help meet this need, the UD’s Division of Professional Continuing Studies (UD PCS) is offering its Analytics: Optimizing Big Data Certificate program this fall in a live-online format.
UD President Dennis Assanis speaks at the symposium on the future of data science at UD.
UD students at all levels were invited to enter the university-wide competition for achievements in the art and science of mapping geospatial data. Two winners were selected: Jessie Eastburn and Bridgette Kegelman. Congratulations!
Serving as a nucleating effort to catalyze and coordinate data science initiatives at UD
- Coalesce researchers around Data Science research themes
- Develop competitive Data Science research programs
- Support Data Science and Computing Core Facility
- Engage students in Data Science research
- Collaborate with government and industry partners
As the vast resource of new and diverse datasets are rapidly becoming available in nearly every aspect of life, data science has the potential to advance human understanding in all branches of science and humanities, and, address grand challenges facing society. The Institute plans to combine disparate, dynamic, and distributed datasets and enable everything from predicting the future behavior of complex systems to precise medical treatments, smart energy usage, and focused educational curricula.
Resources and Funding Support
- Seed funding to support team-based research center grants, infrastructure grants and training grants
- Support researchers to identify cross-disciplinary collaborators and access to Data Science & Computing Core Facility
- Provide an inventory of data resources, computational tools, and data science-related courses/degree programs
Team Building and Networking
- Networking Events: Connecting faculty, students, industry
- Annual Research Symposium
- Seminars / Distinguished Lecture Series
- Research Workshops
- Short Courses and Training: Collaborating with academic programs
- Industry Engagement: Collaborating with OEIP and Horn Program