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

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Study on bias in learning analytics earns Brooks Best Full Research Paper Award at LAK conference

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A paper co-authored by University of Michigan School of Information research assistant professor Christopher Brooks received the Best Full Research Paper Award at the International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge (LAK)…

HDDA: DataSifter: statistical obfuscation of electronic health records and other sensitive datasets

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Title HDDA: DataSifter: statistical obfuscation of electronic health records and other sensitive datasets Publication Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation Date 11 Nov. 2018 DOI https://doi.org/10.1080/00949655.2018.1545228 Authors Simeone Marino, Nina…

Balzano wins NSF CAREER award for research on machine learning and big data involving physical, biological and social phenomena

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Prof. Laura Balzano received an NSF CAREER award to support research that aims to improve the use of machine learning in big data problems involving elaborate physical, biological, and social phenomena. The…