Data Science for Social Good

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  • The 2018 Data Science for Social Good Fellows

Data Science for Social Good program results

By Emily Keller, Program Coordinator, Data Science for Social Good Program
The fourth annual Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) program at the eScience Institute culminated on August 17th with final presentations from three interdisciplinary teams. The 15 DSSG Student Fellows – representing fields from public policy and sociology to biology, statistics and electrical engineering – presented […]

September 26th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |
  • Training data for the object detection model

Social Good Summer Blog, issue seven

This summer series will highlight weekly blog posts from this year’s UW Data Science for Social Good Fellows.
“Parallel worlds of pangolin conservation and Data Science for Social Good” by Hyeon Jeong Kim, Data Science for Social Good Fellow

This summer I am working as a fellow in the Data Science for Social Good Program (DSSG) at the […]

August 15th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |
  • Creating ground truth Data for objection detection

Social Good Summer Blog, issue six

This summer series will highlight weekly blog posts from this year’s UW Data Science for Social Good Fellows.
“Getting ground truth data through geospatial analysis” by Sean Chen, 2018 Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) Fellow
Introduction

It’s a much bandied about statistic, but it’s an important one: more than half of humanity’s 7 billion and counting people live […]

August 10th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |
  • Data Science for Social Good fellows at work

Social Good Summer Blog, issue five

This summer series will highlight weekly blog posts from this year’s UW Data Science for Social Good Fellows.
“From the classroom to the real-world: using data science to approach inequality” by Haowen Zheng, 2018 Data Science for Social Good Fellow

I am a student fellow in this year’s Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) program in the […]

August 5th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |
  • Some members of the Seattle Mobility Index Project pose with cans of water

Social Good Summer Blog, issue four

This summer series will highlight weekly blog posts from this year’s UW Data Science for Social Good Fellows.
“Machine learning can improve disaster response after hurricanes, but not alone” by Tessa Schneider, 2018 Data Science for Social Good Fellow
As fellows on the Disaster Damage Detection team (D-cubed) at the eScience Institute during the Data Science for Social […]

July 27th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |
  • The Seattle Mobility Index Team takes a field trip to the Seattle Department of Transportation. (Darius Irani, third from right)

Social Good Summer Blog, issue three

This summer series will highlight weekly blog posts from this year’s UW Data Science for Social Good Fellows.
“Why data scientists should care about the social good” by Darius Irani, 2018 Data Science for Social Good Fellow

In the age of big data, insights from traditional domain fields are inspiring solutions to seemingly unrelated problems. I am a […]

July 20th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |
  • Rebeca de Buen Kalman (right) and fellows work in the WRF Data Science Studio

Social Good Summer Blog, issue two

This summer series will highlight weekly blog posts from this year’s UW Data Science for Social Good Fellows.
“Learning to code and coding to learn”*, by Rebeca de Buen Kalman, 2018 Data Science for Social Good Fellow

This summer, I am a Student Fellow in the University of Washington’s Data Science for Social Good Program. I am working on the […]

July 12th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |
  • A collection of three images depicting people moving by foot, car and bicycle

Data Science for Social Good projects begin

By Emily Keller
The eScience Institute’s Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) program began June 11th with 15 fellows working on three project teams in collaboration with data scientists and project leads.

A project with the University of Washington’s Industrial and Systems Engineering Department and Disaster Data Science Lab will focus on improving situational awareness after hurricanes through […]

June 20th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

2018 Data Science for Social Good projects

June 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |
  • 2017 Data Science for Social Good fellows offer midterm presentations

Meet the 2018 Data Science for Social Good fellows

     

      

The eScience Institute is pleased to welcome 15 talented student fellows to our summer 2018 Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) program which kicks off Monday, June 11. The DSSG fellows hail from universities across the United States and represent a diversity of disciplines including public policy, linguistics, sociology, mathematics, and biology […]

June 7th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |