MIDAS announces competition for data science project funding

The Michigan Institute for Data Science has announced the first competition for MIDAS Challenge Thrust awards, intended to stimulate research in key areas identified at the recent MIDAS inaugural symposium.They will lay the foundation for future funding from government, private foundations or industry. + more information Requests for Proposals are available for awards in Learning Analytics and Data Science for Transportation. Up to two projects will be funded at a level of approximately $1.25 million each in both of these Challenge Thrust areas. White papers describing project goals and teaming arrangements are due Nov. 30, and full proposals are due Jan. 18. Awards will be announced on Feb. 15. Successful research projects will cut across disciplines, have the potential for disruptive impact in the field, and hold promise for advancing…


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