Tag: data science

National tech leaders to advise University’s new Institute for Data Science

National tech leaders to advise University’s new Institute for Data Science

March 2, 2015

A ten-member advisory committee made up of representatives from leading high-technology companies, industry and academia will meet for the first time this week.

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Money, media coverage contribute to ‘negative’ campaigns

Money, media coverage contribute to ‘negative’ campaigns

February 13, 2015

In a new study, Simon School professor used data science methodologies to take a closer look at what actually motivates candidates to “go negative.”

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Robin and Tim Wentworth make $3 million commitment to endow directorship of Institute for Data Science

Robin and Tim Wentworth make $3 million commitment to endow directorship of Institute for Data Science

February 5, 2015

“We view being part of the formative stages of the Institute for Data Science as a once in a lifetime opportunity,” said Tim Wentworth, a member of the University’s Board of Trustees since 2013.

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New app would monitor mental health through “selfie” videos, social media

New app would monitor mental health through “selfie” videos, social media

January 29, 2015

In a paper to be presented this week at the American Association for Artificial Intelligence conference in Austin, Texas, computer science professor Jiebo Luo and his colleagues describe a computer program that can analyze “selfie” videos recorded by a webcam as the person engages with social media.

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Simon revamps master’s program in business analytics

Simon revamps master’s program in business analytics

December 8, 2014

Simon Business School is responding to rapid change in the ever-growing “big data” world by revamping its existing MS program in Business Analytics curriculum.

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Molecular clouds show off potential, beauty of data visualization

Molecular clouds show off potential, beauty of data visualization

November 21, 2014

“Simulated molecular clouds are beautiful, intricate, and ever-changing — properties that make them ideal candidates for high-powered visualization,” wrote PhD student Erica Kaminski about her award-winning images.

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UR welcomes new visualization lab

UR welcomes new visualization lab

June 24, 2014

The University of Rochester previewed a new visualization lab at the Carlson Science and Engineering Library.

The lab will help researchers understand and manipulate large, complex sets of information and structures. It is part of a $30 million investment in high performance computing and data science the college has made over the last couple of years.

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University of Rochester previews new data visualization lab

University of Rochester previews new data visualization lab

June 23, 2014

The new VISTA Collaboratory, located in the Carlson Science and Engineering Library, completes a high performance supercomputing system on a massive scale and is one of only a handful of similar labs in the U.S. The display consists of an array of 24 monitors, is 20 feet wide and 8 feet tall, and has a resolution approaching that of IMAX theaters.

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Wegman Foundation gives $17 million to University

Wegman Foundation gives $17 million to University

April 1, 2014

The Institute for Data Science and the Golisano Children’s Hospital campaign are flagships of the $1.2 billion goal for The Meliora Challenge: The Campaign for the University of Rochester.

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