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Harness the potential of big data in the 21st century

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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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Kefu Zhu, a data science master’s student, describes practicum project he participated in, helping Wegmans Food Markets Inc. analyze which items it needs to stock up on when severe storms are forecasted in the areas served by its stores.

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‘Real world’ data science projects benefit sponsors, students

Companies, academic researchers, and non-profit organizations can find solutions for their data problems by sponsoring student practicum projects through the Goergen Institute for Data Science (GIDS) at the University of Rochester.

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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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