DS+X @ Rice News
Please help us welcome four new data science hires to Rice!
Lydia Beaudrot, Assistant Professor in BioSciences
Anastasios Kryillidis, Assistant Professor in Computer Science
Meng Li, Assistant Professor in Statistics
Akane Sano, Assistant Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering
March 1, 2017 Rice Thresher article about the Data Science Initiative
July 12, 2016 Rice wins interdisciplinary “big data” grant
DS+X @ Rice Related Events
Venkat Chandrasekaran of the California Institute of Technology will speak on March 23rd, 2017 (4pm, 1064 Duncan Hall)
Tatiana Engel of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Stanford University will speak on March 27th, 2017 (4pm, 1042 Duncan Hall)
Somayeh Sojoudi of the University of California at Berkeley will speak on March 29th, 2017 (4pm, 1040 Duncan Hall)
Mohammed El-Kebir of Princeton University will speak on March 30th, 2017 (4pm)
DS+X @ Rice Spring 2017 Events
Michael Bader of American University spoke on January 10th, 2017 (12:15, Kyle Morrow Room, Fondren Library): Negative Spaces: The Influence of White Unfamiliarity and Avoidance on Segregation in the 21st Century
Matey Neykov of Princeton University spoke on January 13th, 2017 (11am, Keck 102): High Dimensions, Inference and Combinatorics. A Journey Through the Data Jungle
Meng Li of Duke University spoke on January 20th, 2017 (11am, Keck 102): New developments in probabilistic image analysis: boundary detection and image reconstruction
Qingkai Kong of the University of California Berkeley spoke on January 23rd, 2017 (noon, 100 Keith-Wiess Geological Laboratories): When Earth Science Meets Data Science S (MyShake – Building a global smartphone seismic network)
Andee Kaplan of Iowa State University spoke on January 23rd, 2017 (4pm, 1070 Duncan Hall) as part of the Statistics Department Colloquium: Model matters with restricted Boltzmann machines
Carsten Eickhoff of ETH Zurich spoke on January 26th, 2017 (4pm, 1070 Duncan Hall): Clinical Text Understanding and Decision Support
Tyler McCormick of the University of Washington spoke on February 1, 2017 (4pm, 1070 Duncan Hall): Estimating Features of a Social Network Using a Sample
Ruby Mendenhall of the University of Illinois spoke on February 8, 2017 as part of the Data Science Lecture Series, co-sponsored by Sociology and the Humanities Research Center: Using Big Data to Ask Sociological Questions: Recovering Black Women's Lived Experiences from 1740 to 2014
Sergei Gleyzer of the University of Florida spoke on February 16th, 2017 (4:00pm, Brockman Hall 101): Unveiling the Mysteries of the Universe with Big Data from the Large Hadron Collider
Roya Ensafi of Princeton University spoke on February 21st, 2017 (4:00pm, Duncan Hall 1070): Safeguarding Users from Adversarial Networks
Anastasios Kyrillidis of the University of Texas at Austin spoke on February 23rd (4:00pm, Duncan Hall 1064): Rethinking Algorithms in Data Science: Scaling Up Optimization Using Non-Convexity, Provably
Lydia Beaudrot of the University of Michigan spoke on February 28th.
DS+X @ Rice Fall 2016 Events
Hadley Wickham, Chief Scientist of R Studio, spoke on September 19, 2016 as part of the Department of Statistics Colloquium series: Data Science with the Tidyverse
Rice's 3rd Data Science Meetup took place on October 13, 2016 at the BRC. Details on the Kennedy Insititute web site.
Carlo Ratti of MIT's Senseable City Lab, spoke on November 3, 2016, as part of the Humanities Research Center's 2016-2017 Rice Seminar Lecture Series: SENSEable CITIES
Justine Hastings of Brown University spoke on November 7, 2016 as part of the School of Social Sciences Dean's Lecture Series: The RIIPL Effect: Science Improving Policy and Equity of Opportunity
Alan E. Gelfand of Duke University spoke on Monday, November 7, 2016 at 4pm (Duncan Hall 1070) as part of the Department of Statistics Colloquium: Space and circular time log Gaussian Cox processes with application to crime event data
Andrew Lo of MIT’s Sloan School spoke on November 10, 2016 as part of the Data Science Lecture Series.
Sarah Williams of MIT's Civic Data Design Lab spoke on on November 10, 2016, as part of the Humanities Research Center's 2016-17 Rice Seminar Lecture Series: Data for a Public Good
Burt Monroe of Pennsylvania State University spoke on November 14, 2016 at noon, in 117 Anderson Hall, co-sponsored by Political Science and the Data Science Initiative: Decomposing Data: Leveraging Shared Structure in Data Science Problems Across Disciplines.
Pablo Lorenzo-Eiroa of Cooper Union's School of Architecture spoke on November 17, 2016, as part of the Humanities Research Center's 2016-2017 Rice Seminar Lecture Series: Rezoning New York City through Big Data