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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New UC Berkeley public interest tech initiative ‘Fiat Justice Scholars’ will teach a diverse group of undergraduates both technical skills, and, how to think critically about the application of those skills.

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Tony Di Sera (MIDS ’21) has been awarded the Jack Larson Data for Good Fellowship for her wide-ranging contributions to genomic research using data science and visualization.

ScholarPhi

ScholarPhi is an augmented reading interface that makes scientific papers more understandable and contextually rich

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Rebooted: An Uncommon Guide to Radical Success and Fairness in the New World of Life, Death, and Tech, by Arnobio Morelix, examines the opportunities and challenges that are on the horizon for businesses in the post-pandemic economy.

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TeacherPrints, a project developed in MIDS Capstone recently won a $25,000 grant as a Catalyst Prize winner by the Futures Forum on Learning.

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In a short film, Professor Josh Blumenstock explains how Berkeley researchers have facilitated a high-tech way for the government of Togo to identify people who need financial help in the pandemic and send them emergency cash.

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