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The Institute for Data Science Presents Eric Horvitz, Director of Microsoft Research

March 03, 2015
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Eisenberg Rotunda, Schlegel Hall

poster for upcoming talk with Eric Horvitz reads The Institute for Data Science presents Eric Horvitz, director of Microsoft Research. Data, Predictions, and Decisions in Support of People and Society. March 3, Eisenberg Rotunda, Schlegel Hall.

Data, Predictions, and Decisions in Support of People and Society

Tuesday, March 3

11 a.m. to noon presentation, followed by an open reception with lunch from noon to 1 p.m.

Available via live stream at or

Eisenberg Rotunda (Schlegel Hall)


Join Eric Horvitz, distinguished machine learning researcher, Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and Managing Director of Microsoft Research to explore how data science is being used to advance the good of society.  We will see how breakthroughs in large-scale data collection, predictive models, and decision-support systems are solving previously intractable problems in clinical medicine, public health, transportation, disaster recovery, and many other areas.   Dr. Horvitz is a member of the Advisory Committee for the University of Rochester's Institute for Data Science. No RSVP is necessary.

For more information, contact Michelle Saile at 585-275-5288 or

Category: Talks