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“Data science is an inherently practical discipline. Its roots and many of its key advancements began in industry, and high-speed dialogue between researchers and practitioners is crucial for its future development,” said
Through the program, core affiliates receive opportunities for exclusive events, student recruitment, professional training, and engagement with the field-defining UChicago data science research ecosystem. Industry partners can also propose projects for the
Founding partners include:
Collaboration on Rigorous Data Science Training and Research Joining the DSI Industry Affiliates program connects companies with the thought leadership of
“It is critical that data science students gain rigorous, hands-on experience applying data science and technology-based solutions to problems facing industry and other partners,” said
Clinical projects with industry partners cover topics such as ethical uses of artificial intelligence, algorithmic trading, performance of communication networks, and the effect of climate change on the insurance industry. founding partner
“Data science is going to be an integral part of solving many of the societal problems we will face in the future,” said
These collaborations allow industry partners to complement their internal data science teams with external support and insights, broadening their ability to experiment with new ideas. They also offer students a window into a career in data science, learning how companies create and use these tools internally.
“I knew that if I was going to get into data science, I wanted to get as many skills and hands-on experience as possible,” said
As the Industry Affiliate Program grows, partners will be able to join DSI research initiatives on Internet Equity, AI+Science and Data, and Democracy, as well as contribute to shaping new initiatives in areas such as the impacts of climate change and the data economy. . By participating in DSI activities, companies work directly with leading UChicago faculties in data science, computer science and statistics, as well as experts in fields such as economics, physics, medicine and computational social sciences. These university-industry partnerships will set the intellectual agenda for the field of data science: defining its fundamental principles, advancing innovative applications and anticipating its ethical and societal impacts.
“We have built partnerships, both locally and nationally, to make data science a fair and ethical field from the start,” said
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