In May 2016, the eScience Institute hosted a DataDive organized by DataKind and sponsored by Microsoft. The event followed a city of Seattle commitment to Vision Zero, an effort aimed at reducing traffic fatalities and […]
The Washington Research Foundation (WRF) Perfect Pitch and Poster Contest was held on Tuesday, July 12th in the HUB South Ballroom. Participants from all four of the WRF-funded research institutes at the University of Washington competed in […]
Ed Lazowska, eScience Institute founding director, has been featured recently in the press on a variety of science-related topics.
Lazowska is quoted in the Wall Street Journal on Apple’s new “differential privacy” technology, as well as in the Puget Sound Business […]
The University of California, Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS) recently hosted the inaugural ImageXD event, a topical group focused on image processing.
ImageXD offered a unique opportunity for researchers who use images as a primary source […]
While good graphics are considered a critical component of an effective scientific paper, literature search engines have historically been text or citation based.
This week the MIT Technology Review highlighted the first visual search engine for […]
Data Science Fellow Steven Brunton and colleagues recently published a paper in PNAS applying machine learning to dynamical systems and control in engineering. This work involves a novel approach to discovering governing equations from data.
Eli Shlizerman, Data Science Fellow and Assistant Professor in Applied Mathematics and Electrical Engineering, and his biologist colleagues published a model for a sun compass used by monarch butterflies for navigation during their annual migration. […]
Anthony Arendt, eScience Institute Data Science Fellow and Applied Physics Laboratory Senior Research Scientist, contributed an American Geophysical Union blog post about two Earth sciences projects that were part of the recently completed 2016 Winter […]
USA Today quoted eScience Associate Director Bill Howe in an April 5th article about the 11.5 million documents recently leaked from a Panamanian law firm pertaining to hidden offshore accounts and business transactions. Howe notes […]
Brittany Fiore-Gartland and Anissa Tanweer
Data science has many characterizations, but in academia it is often talked about as pushing the limits of both methodological and domain science, what Josh Bloom, a Professor of Astronomy at […]
On February 26th, Mayor Ed Murray signed an Executive Order instituting a new open data policy for all City of Seattle departments.
Bill Howe, Associate Director of the eScience Institute, noted, “The City’s leadership in instituting […]
eScience Institute Founding Director Ed Lazowska, Senior Data Science Fellow Tom Daniel, and other UW leaders recently wrote an article describing how the “University of Washington…can serve as a model for research institutions across the […]
Program Overview – The UW eScience Institute is excited to announce the third offering of the Data Science for Social Good summer program.
We invite short proposals for 10-week data-intensive research projects requiring collaboration in scalable […]
Excerpt from James Urton, UW Today article
Four faculty members at the University of Washington been awarded early-career fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The new Sloan Fellows, announced Feb. 23, include Bingni Brunton, assistant […]
The eScience Institute hosted a very successful and well-attended Data Science Poster and Networking Session in Mary Gates Hall Commons on February 10th, 2016. As the second (soon to be annual) event of its kind, […]
We’re extremely pleased to announce that UW’s Board of Regents has granted approval for a new Master of Science in Data Science program. Scheduled to begin in fall of 2016, and offering full- and part-time […]
The eScience Institute is pleased to announce that we have an outstanding opportunity for a Grants Manager that will independently manage all fiscal components of the eScience Institute.
About you: You enjoy a fast-paced and dynamic […]
Shortly after being named University of Washington Provost, Anne Marie Cauce (now the UW’s president) asked eScience Founding Director Ed Lazowska and Steering Committee member Werner Stuetzle to advise on additional steps to undertake to ensure that the […]
A blog posting on Perceptual Edge by data visualization expert Stephen Few features two papers that caught his eye at this year’s IEEE VisWeek Conference.
The first, “Voyager: Exploratory Analysis via Faceted Browsing of Visualization Recommendations” […]