January 29, 2020
LSA launches Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences program
A new LSA program called Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences will offer students ways to learn and expand their knowledge of quantitative methods for use with big data as part of their social sciences training.
April 15, 2019
U-M startup analyzes patient imaging files to aid treatment
A U-M startup has figured out how to mine and analyze data from digital image files such as X-rays, MRIs and CT scans with technology that could pinpoint treatment choices for each patient.
April 23, 2018
Research initiative seeks to connect music and big data
U-M’s Data Science for Music Challenge Initiative will provide support for four research teams that use big data techniques to transform how we understand, create and interact with music.
November 7, 2017
U-M, Cavium partner on big data research computing platform
A new partnership between U-M and the semiconductor company Cavium Inc. will create a powerful new big data computing cluster available to all U-M researchers.
January 24, 2017
Projects use Big Data to predict diseases, advance genomics analysis
Three U-M research projects 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.
January 24, 2017
Big Data research projects to seek insights from social media
Two recently funded U-M research projects will use Big Data from social media to gain new insights into economics and the way people communicate about parenting and politics.
June 15, 2016
New on-campus data-science and computational services available
Researchers across campus now have access to several new services to help them navigate the new tools and methodologies emerging for data-intensive and computational research.
November 2, 2015
University plays leading role in regional big data hub
U-M will play a leading role in the new Midwest Big Data Innovation Hub, part of a “big data brain trust” that has been established by the National Science Foundation.
October 28, 2015
Economics professor gets $2.1M from NSF for big data project
An economics faculty member has received a National Science Foundation grant to help determine how individuals and families have changed across the 20th century.
September 28, 2015
Symposium on Oct. 6 kicks off university’s data science initiative
Top data scientists from around the country will gather Oct. 6 to help launch the centerpiece of U-M’s recently announced $100 million investment in data science.