Big Data grant awarded from NSF
Professor Suely Oliveira is the PI for a curriculum development grant on Big Data which was just awarded by NSF. Co-PIs are Bruce Ayati (Math), Kate Cowles (Statistics), Isabel Darcy (Math), and David Stewart (Math). Walter Seaman (Math and Teach&Learn) also has a key role. The PIs will be working on the development of a multidisciplinary Certificate in Large Data Analysis and Visualization (LDAV) that will extend to undergraduate students training currently available only to graduate students. In addition, there will be summer schools and undergraduate first year seminars to introduce high school and undergraduate students respectively to Data Sciences. Special activities and events will be created specifically for attracting women to Data Sciences.