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

Josh Blumenstock at the Artifical Intelligence for Economic Development conference

Professor Joshua Blumenstock will receive the Faculty Award for Research in the Public Interest.
 
He was nominated for the award by Vice Chancellor for Research Randy H. Katz, who wrote: “Dr. Blumenstock develops machine learning algorithms and other analytical tools that leverage large digital data streams — especially mobile phone records — to generate precise, timely, and cost-effective insights for policymakers. His work is directly and immediately useful to governments, NGOs, and social enterprises in their decision-making and is already generating significant, long-term welfare benefits for millions of impoverished individuals around the world.”

The awards ceremony will take place on Monday, April 29, 2019, at 3:00 pm in Sibley Auditorium.

Prof Blumenstock will receive the Faculty Award for Research in the Public Interest for his research at the intersection of...
Emily Paul
Congressional Innovation Fellow TechCongress
(MIMS 2016)

Alumna Emily Paul is a member of the 2019 cohort of TechCongress fellows. The fellowship program gives technologists first-hand experience in federal policymaking and helps shape the future of tech policy and the field of public interest technology. At the I School, Emily focused on user research; as TechCongress fellow, Emily brings her technology expertise to the policymaking process.

“I feel strongly that we need to make more collective decisions as a society about how technology is designed, built, and used,” Emily said. “These decisions must involve not only the users of digital products and services but also the people who are affected indirectly.”

Events

Apr 
23

DataEDGE 2019

Are you and your organization taking advantage of the opportunities created by the flood of new data? The DataEDGE conference will bring you up to speed on the data revolution.

Apr 
24

Women Leaders in Tech: Shattering Ceilings and Scaling Cliffs

A panel of women in senior leadership roles in the technology sector discuss their experiences in an industry that continues to be largely male-dominated.

May 
16

MIMS Final Project Showcase

Graduating master’s students present their intriguing research projects and innovative new information systems. A panel of judges will select outstanding projects for the James R. Chen Award.

Student Projects

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Our MIMS Capstone Project focuses on the school enrollment process of...
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