UM Announces 0 Million Data Science Initiative

Sarah Schmid9/14/15Follow @XconomyDET Last week, the University of Michigan announced a big, new public-private initiative similar to its Mobility Transformation Center—only this time, the focus is on big data and the ever-improving technologies to gather, store, search, and analyze large collections of information. The $100 million Data Science Initiative (DSI) will establish the Michigan Institute for Data Science (MIDAS) to lead research and education as well as collaborate with industry—with a particular focus on the automotive, advanced manufacturing, chemical, finance, healthcare, and pharmaceutical sectors. The goals of the DSI include better training for faculty and students in cutting-edge new methods of data science, expanding the university’s research computing capacity, and bolstering U-M’s data management, storage, and analytics resources. Another component of the DSI will be a “bottom-up faculty engagement process,” according…

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