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Institute awards 32 computational and data sciences seed grants

May 7, 2020

Understanding polarized political opinions, predicting Arctic Sea ice levels, and accelerating quantum computing with machine learning — these are just a few focuses of the dozens of new Penn State research projects that have been funded by Institute for Computational and Data Sciences seed grants…

Introducing Data Science for Social Impact

Jan 31, 2019

By Dr. Rajiv J. Shah, President, The Rockefeller Foundation While private-sector businesses have been building and deploying data science capabilities for many years in the tech age, most organizations in the non-profit, civic, and public sectors are far behind. They have a strong appetite to use…

ICS Symposium 2018 to explore big data and computational research

Feb 8, 2018

In today’s society, data is being collected everywhere, all the time—from your phone, from your car, in hospitals, in the workplace. Data has the potential to solve major social problems. But to make sense of such massive quantities of data, researchers must find innovative methods to gather and…