The Data Science Initiative is a campus-wide effort to coordinate activities related to the fledgling area of Data Science. This includes all aspects of identifying, collecting, acquiring, accessing, analyzing and visualizing data. This involves statistics and computing in domain scientists.

Director: Prof. Duncan Temple Lang (Statistics)

All questions, suggestions and communications should be sent to

Founding Director

Prof. Patrice Koehl (Computer Science and the Genome Center) was the original Founding Director of the Data Science Initiative. For unforseen personal reasons, he chose to step aside on December 7th, 2014 so that a new director could be appointed to provide a regular presence on campus.
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Last modified: Mon Dec 8 11:37:09 PST 2014