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Make discoveries from analyzing large-scale data

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Advance work in data science across multiple disciplines

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Degree Programs

In addition to bachelor’s and master’s degrees in data science, we offer a variety of related degree programs in this growing field.

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Research

At Rochester, interdisciplinary teams are advancing basic and applied research in data science to improve health, create new industries, and expand knowledge.

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Development

The Rochester region and New York State are poised to be national leaders in analyzing and commercializing the uses of data to help fuel economic growth.

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Mujdat Cetin poses in front of Wegmans Hall on the River Campus.

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Cetin: ‘We have a huge opportunity here’ in data science

Mujdat Cetin will become the next Robin and Tim Wentworth Director of the Goergen Institute for Data Science (GIDS) at the University of Rochester. The appointment is effective July 1, 2020 pending approval of the University Board of Trustees.

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50000square feet

Wegmans Hall—home of the Goergen Institute for Data Science, Department of Computer Science, and other academic areas—is a state-of-the-art, LEED-certified building.

460jobs

The Goergen Institute for Data Science will create regional jobs and generate an estimated $530M in research funding over a ten-year period, according to a 2014 report by the Center for Governmental Research.

Why Data Science?

Data science is transforming science, business, and our everyday lives. The digital revolution is creating unforeseen new opportunities to answer questions in medicine and health, energy and the environment, economics and politics, and beyond.

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