Upcoming Events

January 18 @ 1:00 am - 4:00 pm

CSCAR workshop: Advanced Graphics Optimization For Data Visualization In Unity3D

Modern 3D game engines and computer hardware can render convincing graphics, rivaling that of pre-rendered 3D animation. But video games still require special optimization techniques and tricks. This relates directly…

January 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

IRWG & MIDAS co-present: Data Feminism Faculty Reading Group

Join via Zoom (Passcode: 6804) Program Info Book: Data Feminism  Faculty Reading Group led by Prof. Libby Hemphill on the book, “Data Feminism” by Catherine D’Ignazio and Lauren F. Klein….

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

CSCAR workshop: Introduction to SPSS: Basics of SPSS

Each section will go over one chapter from the materials at https://cscar.github.io/workshop-spss/ Section 1: Basics of SPSS (1/20, 10am – 12pm) Section 2: Variables (1/27, 10am – 12pm) Section 3:…

January 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

GIS Fundamentals – II (Vector and network data models)

This is the second workshop in a series of workshops we are offering this semester on the fundamentals of GIS. Each workshop covers one or two key elements of GIS…

January 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

MIDAS, U-M AI Lab, IT Dissonance Event Series, and Ethics, Society, and Computing Present: Timnit Gebru, Computer Scientist and Founder of Black in AI

Timnit Gebru Computer Scientist, former Co-Lead Ethical AI Research Team, Google Brain, Founder of Black in AI Join via Zoom Computer Vision: Who is Helped and Who is Harmed? Computer vision has…

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

CSCAR workshop: Introduction to Python’s NumPy library

This workshop will introduce you to the NumPy library in Python, which is useful in scientific computing. We will cover NumPy’s n-dimensional array object and associated functions in depth, along…

January 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

CSCAR workshop: Introduction to SPSS: Variables

Each section will go over one chapter from the materials at https://cscar.github.io/workshop-spss/ Section 1: Basics of SPSS (1/20, 10am – 12pm) Section 2: Variables (1/27, 10am – 12pm) Section 3:…

January 27 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

CSCAR workshop: Using GPUs with Python

Python is the Lingua Franca of Data today and is being increasingly used in scientific computations. This workshop introduces Python GPU tools for porting and writing code that runs on…

February 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

MIDAS Seminar Series Presents: Arya Farahi, University of Michigan

Arya Farahi Data Science Fellow, MIDAS, University of Michigan Join via Zoom

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

CSCAR workshop: Introduction to SPSS: Data Management

Each section will go over one chapter from the materials at https://cscar.github.io/workshop-spss/ Section 1: Basics of SPSS (1/20, 10am – 12pm) Section 2: Variables (1/27, 10am – 12pm) Section 3:…