Data Science

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Morgan G. Ames
Assistant Adjunct Professor
Alumni (MIMS 2006)
Science and technology studies; education; anthropology; youth technocultures; ideology and inequity; critical data science
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Assistant Professor
Natural language processing, computational social science, machine learning, digital humanities
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Assistant Professor
Alumni (PhD 2012)
Development Economics, Data Science, Machine Learning, Econometrics, ICTD
Coye Cheshire
Professor
Trust, social exchange, social psychology, and information exchange
John Chuang
Professor
Bio-sensory computing; brainwave authentication; information economics and policy
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Assistant Professor (I School and EECS)
Data management, interactive or human-in-the-loop data analytics, information visualization, crowdsourcing, data science
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Assistant Professor (I School and Graduate School of Education)
Learning Analytics, Digital Learning Environments, Machine Learning
Steven Weber
Faculty Director, Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity and Professor (I School and Dept. of Political Science)
International politics, international business, and the information economy; Cybersecurity; Behavioral economics within Information Systems

Data Science news

Ben Arnoldy

MIDS student Ben Arnoldy has been awarded the Fall 2019 Jack Larson Data Science for Good Fellowship for his work involving the use of data science to educate the public on climate change and pollution.

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Assistant Professor Zachary Pardos and his team have developed a machine learning approach that promises to help more community college students position themselves to transfer and succeed at four-year colleges and universities. 

Parameswaran accepts the 2019 VLDB Early Career Research Contributions Award.

Assistant professor at the Berkeley School of Information, Aditya Parameswaran, has been awarded the 2019 Very Large Data Bases Early Career Award.

Santamaria Ots locating cities in need of relief supplies.

In the summer of 2019, Daniel Santamaria Ots received the Jack Larson Data for Good Fellowship for his research in Puerto Rico.

Professor Marti Hearst

Professor Marti Hearst is one of six recipients of a Bloomberg Data Science Research Grant for research on Unsupervised Abstractive News Summarization.

Josh Blumenstock at the Artifical Intelligence for Economic Development conference

Prof Blumenstock received the Faculty Award for Research in the Public Interest for his research at the intersection of machine learning and development economics.

Joshua Blumenstock

Joshua Blumenstock cautions that new digital methods of approaching issues of poverty must be used as a complement to more traditional approaches.

Anna Jacobson's data visualization "The Building Blocks of Gender Equality"

“What would it mean to do feminist data science?” This question, raised by a fellow MIDS classmate, sparked the idea for Anna Jacobson’s award-winning data visualization “The Building Blocks of Gender Equality.”

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Analysis from I School Professor David Bamman finds proportion of female authors and characters fell after 19th century, with male authors remaining ‘remarkably resistant’ to writing women.

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