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2020 Institute News


Data Science Fall 2020 Speaker Series

October 14, 2020

The series event poster.

The Goergen Institute for Data Science is proud to announce our Data Science Fall 2020 Speaker Series! Join us for a series of free, virtual research talks given by faculty and research leaders from across the country. All talks are on Fridays from 2-3 p.m.


UR-Cornell partnership seeks to bridge diverse approaches to data science

May 11, 2020

Lines of code on a computer screen.

Vast datasets are now being generated from a variety of sensing systems i, including brain monitoring and imaging devices, global positioning systems (GPS), radio-frequency identification (RFID) sensors, medical devices, emergency systems, and energy systems—each providing rich information about unexplored aspects of the modern world.


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

April 2, 2020

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

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, pending approval of the University Board of Trustees.


‘Real world’ data science projects benefit sponsors, students

February 21, 2020

A student showcasing his capstone project through a slideshow.

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.