Data Science

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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

South Hall at UC Berkeley is home to the School of Information

The Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) program at the UC Berkeley School of Information ranked #2 among online data science master’s degree programs by Fortune magazine, released on January 19, 2022.

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The School of Information’s January 2022 commencement celebrated outstanding MIDS and MICS capstone projects and faculty and students.

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Ph.D. student Emma Lurie is researching potential bias in search engine results on California propositions, with data science support from Berkeley undergrads in the Data Science Discovery program.

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MIDS student Kevin Lustig has been awarded the Fall 2021 Jack Larson Data for Good Fellowship.

Ben Chu

5th Year MIDS student Ben Chu has been awarded the Summer 2021 Jack Larson Data Science for Good Fellowship for his work on improving supply chain transparency to end human trafficking and forced labor.

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I School Professors Aditya Parameswaran and Niloufar Salehi are among a group of UC Berkeley researchers that recently won a 3-year, $2 million National Science Foundation grant to improve the useability of big criminal justice datasets for public defenders and others.

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

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