Data Science Student Challenge and Data Science Summer School empower the next generation …

Addressing a global shortage of data science talent, Microsoft’s global Data Science Student Challenge and Data Science Summer School provide tools and opportunities to empower universities and students to apply new algorithms, ideas and solutions to real-world problems. The Challenge supports events at Columbia University, ENSAE ParisTech, University College London (UCL), Indian Institute of Science (IISc), National University of Singapore and University of Melbourne. Students – undergrads and graduate, computer science majors and students from other disciplines – get access to large datasets and cloud computing, and are given the freedom to tackle real problems, such as identifying buildings at risk of under-heating in New York City and helping France’s Red Cross maximize the effectiveness of their programs. At the annual Data Science Summer School in New York City, a small group of undergraduates learn…


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