Indiana University to Play Key Role in NSF-Funded Midwest Big Data Hub Project

Nov. 6 — Indiana University is joining four other universities in the region to lead the Midwest Big Data Hub, contributing its unique expertise in network and data sciences to a “big data brain trust” backed by a three-year, $1.5 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant. IU will partner with the University of Illinois, the University of Michigan, the University of North Dakota and Iowa State University to lead a flexible regional network, which will focus on tackling specific themes of importance to the Midwest by establishing partnerships between universities, industry, government agencies and nonprofit organizations. The collaborative effort, called SEEDCorn (Sustainable Enabling Environment for Data Collaboration), is led by the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Ed Seidel, director of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications and Founder Professor in the…


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