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January Workshop Dates

Below are the tentative dates for the first few data science workshops in the winter quarter. Registration is not yet open. An email will be sent out to the DSI email list when registration opens, which will be very early in January. week 1, 1/8 - Introduction to Linux week 3, 1/22 - Predictive Modeling [...]

December 15th, 2015|

Death by Flaming Water Ski, and Other Misfortunes

Check out this humorous article in the New Yorker that quotes Data Science Initiative Advisory Board member Geof Bowker.

December 8th, 2015|

Data Science Fellow Wins National Award

UCI Ph.D. students Nicole DeVille and Amy Dixit, were selected as this year’s ELISS Fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Nicole is also a Competitive Edge Scholar and a Data Science Graduate Fellow working on her dissertation with Professor Andrew Noymer. Amy is a Ph.D. candidate working on her dissertation with [...]

December 8th, 2015|

Artificial intelligence called in to tackle LHC data deluge

UCI's Pierre Baldi quoted in Nature article on artificial intelligence.

December 8th, 2015|

2015 Student Fellow Project Update

The UCI Data Science Initiative sponsored Graduate Summer Fellows to support UCI PhD students involved in new interdisciplinary research projects that have a strong data science/data analysis component. Fellows received over $6,000 plus benefits to develop summer research projects that explore promising new topics. View complete list of 2015 Graduate Summer Fellows View call for applications 2015 Graduate Student [...]

September 11th, 2015|

Save the Date: Fall Workshop Schedule

The UCI Data Science Initiative will host four short courses this fall. Short courses are day-long workshops to enable people from across campus to learn about data analytic software. Mark your calendars for the dates below. Join our mailing list to find out when registration opens. October 5 - Introduction to Linux October 9 - Predictive Modelling with Python [...]

August 17th, 2015|

UCI Launches First Undergraduate Data Science Program in the UC System

UC Irvine’s Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences (ICS) has announced the launch of a new Bachelor of Science degree in Data Science, making UCI the only campus in the UC system to offer an undergraduate major in Data Science. The new interdisciplinary Data Science major focuses on the science of data analysis [...]

July 20th, 2015|

Meet the 2015 Data Science Graduate Summer Fellows

Meet the 2015 Data Science Graduate Summer Fellows The UCI Data Science Initiative is pleased to announce the 2015 Graduate Summer Fellows. This program supports UCI PhD students involved in new interdisciplinary research projects that have a strong data science/data analysis component. Fellows received over $6,000 plus benefits to develop summer research projects that explore promising new topics. [...]

June 8th, 2015|

Update: Graduate Student Posters Announced

The Data Science Initiative is hosting a year-end event titled: An Afternoon of Data Science. The event will feature a Graduate Student Poster session to showcase the latest research in fields related to data science from across the campus. The following posters will be featured at the event: Poster Title: Poster Presenter School/Program Predictive Modeling in Online Learning [...]

May 26th, 2015|

Call for Graduate Student Posters

The UCI Data Science Initiative will host an event on May 29 titled: An Afternoon of Data Science: A Data Science Initiative Year-End Event. Deadline has passed. View Graduate Student Poster submissions.  Poster space is limited -- please submit your application as soon as possible. Students will be notified by Monday, May 25 regarding the status of their [...]

May 11th, 2015|