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Alumni (MIMS 2006)
Assistant Professor of Practice
Science and technology studies; computer-supported cooperative work and social computing; education; anthropology; youth technocultures; ideology and inequity; critical data science
Assistant Professor of Practice
Predictive medicine; artificial intelligence; machine learning; tele-health; information disclosure; privacy; security.
Associate Professor
Natural language processing, computational social science, machine learning, digital humanities
Trust, social exchange, social psychology, and information exchange
Biosensory computing; climate informatics; information economics and policy

Data Science news

The UC Berkeley School of Information is launching IceBerk, a multidisciplinary lab focused on using informatics for climate empowerment.

A group of scholars from the School of Information are tackling the issue of illegal sand mining with the help of a grant from the Mozilla Technology Foundation (MTF) and collaborators from India.

At the Women in Data Science conference held at UC Berkeley this past week, four educators affiliated with the School of Information presented to a crowd of over 60 attendees.

At the UC Berkeley School of Information, two educators have taken the initiative to begin incorporating data ethics considerations into Capstone, the final course of the Master of Information and Data Science degree program.

Outstanding MICS, MIDS, and 5th Year MIDS capstone projects.

A group of UC Berkeley School of Information MIDS graduates have turned their Hal R. Varian Award-winning project into a published paper in Nature Scientific Reports

University of California, Berkeley, School of Information professor Coye Cheshire, along with colleagues at the UC Berkeley School of Social Welfare and UC San Francisco, recently won a $300K grant from the UC Noyce Initiative on computational precision health to study the extent of the problem, and what might be done to combat it. 

Outstanding MICS and MIDS capstone projects.

Postdoctoral scholar and I School alum Nitin Kohli has been awarded the iSchools Doctoral Dissertation Award for his dissertation, “Leveraging Differential Privacy While Attending to Social and Political Commitments.”

Kevin Lustig and Ando Shah have been awarded the 2022–23 Quigley/Heffernan Family Environmental Fellowship.