Institute for Data Sciences and Engineering

Fri, Mar 28, 2014, 5:00am

Using accurate urban models to assess how autonomous robots can better understand their environment. Identifying the molecular signatures useful for cancer treatment. Using social media as a proxy for finding suitable Netflix suggestions. These are just some of the ongoing research projects that Columbia’s Institute for Data Sciences and Engineering is tackling in its first two years.

Tue, Dec 4, 2012, 11:18pm

SEAS plans to phase out Mudd’s Engineering Library to make way for the new data science institute, but the proposed location of a new digital library has already met with student opposition.

Tue, Nov 20, 2012, 4:03am

At Columbia’s Institute for Data Sciences and Engineering, SEAS professors will begin research in January, host a data seminar series in the spring, and launch several academic programs in the fall.

Mon, Oct 22, 2012, 3:22am

Some concerns remain about Columbia’s impending entry into the online marketplace, among them questions about intellectual property rights, grading, and Columbia’s brand.

Mon, Jul 30, 2012, 4:14am

The city will provide funds for Institute for Data Sciences and Engineering as part of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Applied Sciences NYC competition.

Sun, May 6, 2012, 12:14pm

Construction of Columbia's Manhattanville campus continued through a demolition worker's death, several fraud investigations of construction firms, and the loss of potential city funding to Cornell.

Mon, Apr 23, 2012, 6:24pm

NYU will build a campus for urban science in downtown Brooklyn.

Wed, Feb 29, 2012, 5:47am

Twenty-one City Council members sent Mayor Michael Bloomberg a letter on Tuesday asking him to include Columbia and City College in his plans to bring applied science schools to the city.

Tue, Jan 17, 2012, 12:47am

Over break, Cornell won the mayor's $100 million competition to bring a new tech campus to New York. Still, officials say Columbia may receive money for its Manhattanville campus yet.

Mon, Dec 19, 2011, 7:15pm

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced today that Cornell had won a $100 million grant to build an engineering campus in NYC, but the city might still give support to Columbia, NYU, and Carnegie Mellon as well.

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