Data Science

Related Faculty

Morgan G. Ames
Assistant Professor of Practice
Alumni (MIMS 2006)
Science and technology studies; computer-supported cooperative work and social computing; education; anthropology; youth technocultures; ideology and inequity; critical data science
Daniel Aranki
Assistant Professor of Practice
Predictive medicine; artificial intelligence; machine learning; tele-health; information disclosure; privacy; security.
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Associate Professor
Natural language processing, computational social science, machine learning, digital humanities
Coye Cheshire
Professor
Trust, social exchange, social psychology, and information exchange
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Professor
Biosensory computing; climate informatics; information economics and policy
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Associate Professor (I School and Computer Science)
Data management, interactive or human-in-the-loop data analytics, information visualization, crowdsourcing, data science

Recent Publications

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May 15, 2022

During the pandemic in the United States, there has been considerably more interest in home abortions than in minimally or nonclinically supported self-abortions. As access barriers to in-person abortion care increase due to legal restrictions and COVID-19–related disruptions, individuals may be turning to the internet for information and services on out-of-clinic medication abortions. Google searches allow us to explore timely population-level interest in this topic and assess its implications.

Mar 16, 2022

Here we show that data from mobile phone networks can improve the targeting of humanitarian assistance.

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Data Science news

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Outstanding MICS and MIDS capstone projects.

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Data scientists don’t just work in the field of data science. The UC Berkeley course Digital Accountability: Exploring Section 230 provided an opportunity for data science students to communicate how technological systems work and what they mean for the public.

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Doris Lee (Ph.D. ’21), who is 26, was featured on Forbes’s “30 Under 30” list for enterprise technology in 2023.

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A team of MIDS students recently presented at the Stanford Maternal & Child Health Research Institute Symposium.

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Apparently, the people has spoken, and they want former President Donald Trump back on Twitter. However, Hany Farid believes that this would be the worst time for him to return to the social media platform. 

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Ian Castro (MIMS ’23) is working with the Eviction Research Network, a project seeking to create an organized database on how evictions are occurring in the United States. 

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Maria Isabel Navarro Sanchez has been awarded the Fall 2022 Data For Good Fellowship for her work using data science to improve the sustainability of fishing and farming communities.

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Lee Gary has been awarded the Summer 2022 Jack Larson Data For Good Fellowship for his work using data science to assist at-risk communities.

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

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