University of Rochester Institute for Data Science


Data science is the creation and application of powerful new methods to collect, curate, analyze, and make discoveries from large-scale data.


Research in data science


The University of Rochester is advancing basic and applied research in data science. Interdisciplinary teams across computer science, medicine, and all the sciences are harnessing the power of data to improve our health, create new industries, and expand fundamental knowledge.

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Data science and economic development


The Rochester, N.Y. region and New York State are poised to be national leaders in analyzing and commercializing the limitless uses of data to improve the quality of life and fuel economic growth. New York State recently provided support to create a new Rochester Center of Excellence in Data Science (CoE) at the University of Rochester. Complementing the Institute of Data Science, its goals are to leverage basic research, training, and technology development in this field and to drive regional economic development.