Happening at MIDAS

The Michigan Institute for Data Science strengthens University of Michigan’s preeminence in Data Science and catalyzes the transformative use of Data Science in a wide range of disciplines to achieve lasting societal impact. Here’s what’s happening at MIDAS in the near future:

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Data Science and AI funding supports Healthcare, Environment, Anti-Racism and Other Research

The Michigan Institute for Data Science (MIDAS) announced the awardees of the 2021 round of Propelling Original Data Science (PODS) Grants. 17 teams receive funding support for a wide range of exciting projects with data science and Artificial Intelligence (AI) as the common thread. The teams will work on theoretical development for deep learning, examining racial disparity in doctor-patient interactions through cutting-edge language analysis, engaging community members to build machine learning models for waterway navigation, improving science education through deep learning methods, and many other exciting projects. Read the full article on the PODS page

Voices of Our Researchers


Voices of Our Researchers: Jing Sun

Shipping is tough on the climate and hard to clean up – these innovations can help cut emissions, written by MIDAS affiliated faculty member Jing…


Voices of Our Researchers: Jason Owen-Smith

NSF funding choice: Move forward or fall behind, written by Jason Owen-Smith