NSF Grants to Fund Regional Hubs for Data Science Innovation

To help accelerate the growth of the data analytics field, the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced four awards totaling more than $5 million to establish regional hubs for data science innovation.The effort is coordinated by top data scientists at Columbia University (Northeast Hub); Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of North Carolina (South Hub); the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Midwest Hub); and the University of California, San Diego, the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Washington (West Hub).Covering all 50 states, the awards include commitments from more than 250 organizations—from universities and cities to foundations and Fortune 500 corporations—with the ability to expand further over time< NSF says.”This program represents a unique approach to improving the impact of data science by establishing partnerships among likeminded stakeholders,”…


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