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.


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.

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

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MIDAS affiliated faculty, Josh Pasek, is quoted in the NBC News article “What would QAnon debates look like in Congress? California offers a clue

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Data scientists and artists team up to demonstrate “fair representation”

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