Exploring Big Data Solutions for the Northeast

Columbia To Lead $1.25 Million Research Project As lead agency for NSF’s Northeast Big Data Hub, Columbia will bring together experts in the public and private sector to find data-driven solutions. (Darcy Peterka/Columbia University) Columbia University will lead a $1.25 million project funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) to share data, tools and ideas for tackling some of the big challenges facing the northeastern United States. As lead agency for the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub, one of four NSF-sponsored hubs, Columbia will bring together experts in the public and private sector to collaborate on data-driven solutions to problems in health care, energy, finance, urbanization, natural science and education. Massive datasets and novel computational techniques are changing how individuals and societies approach day-to-day tasks. Data analytics promise to deliver…


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