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New Schmidt Futures Fellowship at UChicago to Foster Next Generation of AI-Driven Scientists

October 26, 2022

Northwest Facade

The Eric and Wendy Schmidt AI in Science Postdoctoral Fellowship, a program of Schmidt Futures, will train the next generation of scientists combining research in both AI and science fields, including physics, astronomy and biology.  

Photo courtesy of the Department of Computer Science.

Alumni SPOTLIGHT: Meet Joe Guinness

October 13, 2022

Joseph Guinness, PhD'12

Our Alumni SPOTLIGHT this month focuses on Joseph Guinness, PhD'12.

Welcome to Thuyen Dang

September 1, 2022

Thuyen Dang, William H. Kruskal Instructor

Thuyen Dang is our new William H. Kruskal Instructor.

UChicago/Argonne Researchers Will Cultivate AI Model “Gardens” With $3.5M NSF Grant

August 30, 2022

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Project including Ben Blaiszik, Ian Foster, Eliu Huerta, and Rebecca Willett of UChicago CS will build a new platform to curate AI models and make it simple to test and deploy these powerful tools for science.

Alumni SPOTLIGHT: Meet Walter Dempsey

August 30, 2022

Our Alumni SPOTLIGHT focuses on Walter Dempsey, PhD'15.

UChicago Co-Leads $10 Million NSF Institute on Foundations of Data Science

August 9, 2022

Image borrowed from Department of Computer Science news story.

The Institute for Data, Econometrics, Algorithms, and Learning (IDEAL), a multi-institutional collaboration of Chicago universities studying the foundations and applications of data science, was expanded and renewed for five years through a $10 million grant from the National Science Foundation.

Courtesy of Rob Mitchum (Department of Computer Science and the Data Science Institute).

Our Summer Quarter 2022 graduates

July 10, 2022

Victor Kang, MS student

Congratulations to our Summer Quarter 2022 graduates!

Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching 2022

May 26, 2022

Congratulations to Prof. Wei Biao Wu for receiving a Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentoring. 

Our Spring Quarter 2022 graduates

May 10, 2022

Victor Kang, MS student

Wishing all the best to our Spring Quarter graduates!

Prof. Lek-Heng Lim awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship

April 11, 2022

Lek-Heng Lim, Professor

Congratulations to Prof. Lek-Heng Lim on being awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for 2022

Lek-Heng Lim selected as a 2022 SIAM Fellow

April 4, 2022

Lek-Heng Lim, Professor

Prof. Lek-Heng Lim, Department of Statistics, has been selected as a 2022 SIAM Fellow

The Winter 2022 Consulting Cup Award

March 9, 2022

The Winter 2022 Consulting Cup Award Winner--The Wednesday Team!

Congratulations to The Winter 2022 Consulting Cup winner - The Wednesday Team!

Our Winter Quarter 2022 graduates

February 28, 2022

Victor Kang, MS student

Congratulations to our Winter Quarter  2022 graduates!


New UChicago-City Colleges of Chicago Program Will Train Next Generation of Data Science Educators

December 16, 2021

City Colleges of Chicago students learn in a wet lab in Abbott Memorial Hall.

A new UChicago - CCC Data Science Preceptorship Program, now accepting candidates to start in 2022-2023, will place recent Ph.D. graduates in teaching roles at both institutions and provide them with faculty mentoring and training in creating effective and inclusive learning environments.

The Fall 2021 Consulting Cup Award

December 2, 2021

The Consulting Cup winning team for Fall 2021.

Congratulations to The Fall 2021 Consulting Cup winner -- The Thursday Team!