Transportation

The Next Generation of Mobility

Establish comprehensive and integrated transportation data ecosystem; harness the power of Big Data analytics; develop on-demand, multi-modal transportation systems.

Learning Analytics

Improving Education Through Data

Create a new generation of learning analytics tools; understand personal attributes behind successful learning and effective teaching by leveraging massive data.

Health Science

Advancing the Spectrum of Biomedical Research

Enable research use of massive and diverse health data; develop data science methodology and its application to basic biomedical science, translational research, and clinical intervention.

Social Science

Leading the Evolution of Social Research

Build versatile data system accessible to social scientists with diverse expertise and research questions; develop tools to integrate traditional and new data for social and political research.

Music

Connecting Data Science and Music

Apply data science methodology to study the structure and performance of music; enable data- and technology-based music creation; develop tools for audience engagement.

Research News

See a complete listing of publications from MIDAS-affiliated faculty via Google Scholar.

MIDAS Challenge Award lead Dr. Stephanie Teasley and collaborator Dr. Kelly discuss learning analytics, higher education and employment

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Based on an NSF-funded workshop, Drs. Teasley (School of Information) and Kelly discuss learning analytics goals and research priorities for the coming decade.  They report on a research agenda that…

A MIDAS Challenge Award team, led by Stuart Soroka (Communication and Media & Political Science), works with CNN on a Sentiment Analysis about the 2020 election candidates

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A MIDAS Challenge Award team, led by Stuart Soroka, professor of Communication and Media & Political Science, works with CNN on a Sentiment Analysis of recalled news about the candidates for…

Affiliated faculty member, Aradhna Krishna, is quoted in Newsweek: “Undecided Voters Were Key to Trump’s Win in 2016. Will They Deliver Again?”

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Read more: https://www.newsweek.com/2020/09/04/undecided-voters-were-key-trumps-win-2016-will-they-deliver-again-1526824.html