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.
Associate Professor
Natural language processing, computational social science, machine learning, digital humanities
Coye Cheshire
Trust, social exchange, social psychology, and information exchange
Biosensory computing; climate informatics; information economics and policy
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Associate Professor (I School and EECS)
Data management, interactive or human-in-the-loop data analytics, information visualization, crowdsourcing, data science

Data Science news

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A group of scholars from the School of Information are tackling the issue of illegal sand mining with the help of a grant from the Mozilla Technology Foundation (MTF) and collaborators from India.

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At the Women in Data Science conference held at UC Berkeley this past week, four educators affiliated with the School of Information presented to a crowd of over 60 attendees.

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At the UC Berkeley School of Information, two educators have taken the initiative to begin incorporating data ethics considerations into Capstone, the final course of the Master of Information and Data Science degree program.


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

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A group of UC Berkeley School of Information MIDS graduates have turned their Hal R. Varian Award-winning project into a published paper in Nature Scientific Reports

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University of California, Berkeley, School of Information professor Coye Cheshire, along with colleagues at the UC Berkeley School of Social Welfare and UC San Francisco, recently won a $300K grant from the UC Noyce Initiative on computational precision health to study the extent of the problem, and what might be done to combat it. 


Outstanding MICS and MIDS capstone projects.

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Postdoctoral scholar and I School alum Nitin Kohli has been awarded the iSchools Doctoral Dissertation Award for his dissertation, “Leveraging Differential Privacy While Attending to Social and Political Commitments.”

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Joyce Shen, Dean Jennifer Chayes, and others shared advice at a panel at WiDS Berkeley.

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Kevin Lustig and Ando Shah have been awarded the 2022–23 Quigley/Heffernan Family Environmental Fellowship.