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July 27, 2017
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.
October 26, 2016
Four research teams from the University of Michigan and Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China are sharing $800,000 in awards to study depression, electric vehicles, urban green space and bone cancer.
July 11, 2016
Recognizing that new career pathways require new approaches to education and training, the University of Michigan is launching two new series of courses on Coursera as part of its commitment to developing curricula and lifelong learning opportunities for a new generation of data science students.
June 22, 2016
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.
February 18, 2016
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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.
October 15, 2015
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.
September 24, 2015
Buried in troves of data that scientists have gathered, but not yet analyzed, could be key insights to improving cancer treatment, understanding Alzheimer's disease, predicting climate change effects and developing cheaper, clean energy technologies.
September 8, 2015
The University of Michigan plans to invest $100 million over the next five years in a new Data Science Initiative that will enhance opportunities for student and faculty researchers across the university to tap into the enormous potential of big data.
May 18, 2015
Undergraduate students at the University of Michigan have a new major course of study to choose from — one that is highly relevant in this age of "Big Data."