Advancing knowledge and practice wherever people interact with information and technology

Degree Programs

Master of Information Management and Systems (MIMS)

Educating information professionals to provide leadership for an information-driven world.

Ph.D. in Information Management and Systems

A research program for next-generation scholars of the information age.

Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS)

Online degree preparing data science professionals to solve real-world problems.

5th Year Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS)

One-year online degree training UC Berkeley undergraduates for data science careers.

Master of Information and Cybersecurity (MICS)

Online degree preparing cybersecurity leaders for complex cybersecurity challenges.

I School News

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The School of Information is sad to announce that Doug Tygar, a long-time professor in the UC Berkeley School of Information and Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, passed away unexpectedly on January 16, 2020.

Professor Tygar was a valued community member, teacher, and researcher. As a Professor of Computer Science and a Professor of Information Management and Systems, his work made unique and significant contributions to the fields of usable computer security, cryptography, privacy, and digital rights management.

He will be sorely missed.

The School of Information is sad to announce the passing of long-time professor Doug Tygar. He will be deeply missed at the...
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Faculty on stage at Hertz Hall

The School of Information January 2020 graduation ceremony celebrated outstanding MIDS and MICS capstone projects and distinguished faculty and students.

The Varian Award-winning MIDS projects were ‘Snout’ and ‘FairAir.’ Snout harnesses the combination of computer vision and human intelligence to guide a user in classifying and learning about mushrooms. FairAir shows environmental activists where air pollution is likely to be worst in a city and recommends where to deploy low-cost sensors to improve pollution.

The Chang Award-winning MICS project ‘HIPAA for All’ develops a toolkit to help the small office achieve targeted security that addresses HIPAA and cybersecurity compliance from a risk management approach.

The School of Information January 2020 graduation ceremony celebrated outstanding MICS and MICS capstone projects and outstanding...

Events

Feb 
04

“The perverse absent-presence”: Disability and the perception of archival representation

Gracen Brilmyer, a 2016 CTSP fellow and MIMS 2016 alum, presents research for their doctoral dissertation.

Mar 
02

WiDS Berkeley

Women in Data Science is a one-day technical conference bringing together data scientists and professionals from around the globe to discuss the latest research and applications of data science.

Mar 
12

Feminist Open Access and Internet Publishing

Discover how the Organization for Transformative Works built a model for non-corporate, user-driven, online participatory cultures.

Student Projects

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Snout harnesses the combination of computer vision and human...
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FairAir shows environmental activists where air pollution is likely to...
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Helping small offices be HIPAA compliant
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Sound-based fall detection using AI.