Across the university, Rice faculty members already employ tools and techniques from data science in their research and teaching.
The Center for Transforming Data to Knowledge (the D2K Lab) provides students with immersive, experiential learning opportunities in data science while enhancing data-intensive research at Rice and building partnerships with companies, institutions, and community organizations.
The imagineRio project has built an illustrated diachronic atlas of the social and urban evolution of Rio de Janeiro.
The PLINY project is applying techniques developed for data-analytics to large libraries of software, with the goal of assisting programmers and identifying bugs.
The Local Elections in America Project uses web-scraping techniques to collect, collate, and preserve data on local elections to improve our understanding of local issues, demographics, and politics.
The Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology hosts periodic events for Rice’s data science researchers.