Looking to improve air travel, Boeing donates .5M to establish new data analytics lab at …

Big data is changing nearly every industry, from agriculture to automobiles. Now, Boeing is placing a big bet to improve the aerospace industry through the use of data, announcing that it has donated $7.5 million to establish the Boeing/Carnegie Mellon Aerospace Data Analytics Lab in Pittsburgh. The new lab is designed to tap the university’s expertise in machine learning, language technologies and data analytics to improve the flight experience, including maintenance of aircraft to how airplanes are designed. For example, data analytics could be used to create a maintenance schedule determined by the actual flight history and component performance for each airplane, rather than via historic norms. More than half a dozen projects have been identified for the lab, taking advantage of the enormous amount of data generated by on-board computers and…


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