Five research teams from the University of Michigan and Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China are sharing $1 million to study data science and its impact on air quality, galaxy clusters, lightweight metals, financial trading and renewable energy.
University of Michigan researchers will use Big Data from social media to gain new insights into economics and the way people communicate about parenting and politics under two recently funded research projects.
Researchers at the University of Michigan will use Big Data and mobile technology to learn how to predict when individuals will get diseases including depression and hepatitis C, and to unlock the potential of single-cell gene sequencing under three recently funded projects.
Four research projects — two each in transportation and learning analytics — have been awarded funding in the first round of the Michigan Institute for Data Science Challenge Initiatives program.
The projects will each receive $1.25 million dollars from MIDAS as part of the Data Science Initiative announced in fall 2015.
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The Michigan Institute for Data Science has announced the second round of competition for MIDAS Challenge Thrust awards, intended to stimulate research in key areas identified at the MIDAS inaugural symposium last fall.
The Michigan Institute for Data Science has announced the first competition for MIDAS Challenge Thrust awards, intended to stimulate research in key areas identified at the recent MIDAS inaugural symposium.
They will lay the foundation for future funding from government, private foundations or industry.