Data Science Masters

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Adrian Dobra is the Program Chair for the Master of Science in Data Science program. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Statistics and core faculty in the Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences. His research focuses on the development of high-dimensional multivariate spatiotemporal models, variable and model selection, and graphical models.


Interdisciplinary Data Science Group

The Interdisciplinary Data Science Group provides strategic guidance on the direction of the Master of Science in Data Science program. It includes faculty representatives from each of the six departments and schools that have collaborated to offer the MSDS degree.

Cecilia Aragon

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Professor, Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering

Research: Human-centered data science, computer-supported cooperative work, and the statistical and computational techniques of data science.

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Bob Boiko

Principal Lecturer, Information School

Research: Social networking technologies, information architecture, system design, and content management.

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Lurdes Inoue

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Professor and Chair, Department of Biostatistic

Research: Bayesian inference, statistical modeling of disease progression, with applications in cancer research.

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Nathan Kutz

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Robert Bolles and Yasuko Endo Professor, Department of Applied Mathematics, Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering and Physics

Research: Data Science, Machine Learning, Mathematical, Neuroscience, Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures

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Brian Leroux

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Professor, Department of Biostatistics

Research: Statistical methods for correlated data, with applications in dental research and other fields.

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Sewoong Oh

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Associate Professor, Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering

Research: Theoretical machine learning in topics including Generative Adversarial Networks, blockchains, rumor source obfuscation, matrix and tensor completion, ranking, crowdsourcing, information quantity estimation, differential privacy.

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Daniel Pollack

Professor, Interim Chair of Statistics

Research: Differential geometry, general relativity, and partial differential equations.

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David Ribes

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Associate Professor, Department of Human Centered Design and Engineering

Research: Intersection of sociology, philosophy, and history, how research infrastructures can support scientific investigations across changes in technology, policy, and social organization.

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Eli Shilzerman

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Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Mathematics

Research: Data Science, Dynamical Systems, Mathematical Biology, Mathematical Neuroscience, Scientific Computing

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Dan Suciu

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Professor, Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering

Research: probabilistic databases and semistructured data, Data security and querying unreliable and inconsistent data sources

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Nicholas Weber

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Assistant Professor, Information School

Research: Data and Software Curation, Civic Technology, Science and Technology Studies

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