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
Steven Weber
Professor of the Graduate School
International politics, international business, and the information economy; Cybersecurity; Behavioral economics within Information Systems

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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Noor-Ul-Ain Ali, ’22, was chosen to receive the Sharon X. Lin and Andrew R. Bullen Graduate Fellowship in Data Science for 2022–23. This fellowship supports one incoming 5th Year Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) student who shows a commitment to gender equity within the program. 

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Berkeley researchers, including Prof. Coye Cheshire, used Google search data to explore interest in at-home abortion and assess its implications.

Jennifer Chayes

Jennifer Chayes and Tsu-Jae King author an op-ed for the LA Times: California’s math education needs an update, but not the one proposed.

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Ph.D. student Emma Lurie is the recipient of a 2022 Outstanding Graduate Student Peer Mentor Award from the UC Berkeley Graduate Division and Graduate Assembly.

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MIDS student Allison Fox has been awarded the Data For Good Fellowship for her work to improve health outcomes in disadvantaged countries. 

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Her start-up, Ponder, is leading the way with a $7M round of seed financing.

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