National University Of Singapore Launches Hub For Data Science

The research center will provide 50 scholarships over five years to train PhD students in data science and data analytics. Asian Scientist Newsroom | June 3, 2016 | Academia AsianScientist (Jun. 3, 2016) – The National University of Singapore (NUS) has launched the Institute of Data Science (IDS), a research institute that will be the focal point for all data science research and translation, education and related activities at NUS. IDS aims to contribute to Singapore’s Smart Nation initiative by developing capabilities in data science, analytics and optimization, and cybersecurity. Its first industry partner will be Microsoft Singapore. Established with an initial investment of S$12 million (~US$8.72 million) over five years, a core mission of the Institute is to educate the next generation of data scientists and provide them with…


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