U of Washington Summer Program Projects Impact Transportation, Food Industries

Share this Page Printable Format E-Mail this page Data Science U of Washington Summer Program Projects Impact Transportation, Food Industries By Sri Ravipati 09/01/16 The eScience Institute at the University of Washington wrapped up its second annual, 10-week summer fellowship program for students to explore the impact that data science can have on society. This year, the theme for the Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) program was urban science and analytics. Students sought to tackle urban issues, like overcrowded buses and food contamination, that could be improved with data analysis of existing systems.   The  DSSG program works in collaboration with Urban@UW and Microsoft. The program is modeled after similar ones at the University of Chicago and Georgia Tech, and combines elements from UW’s Data Science Incubator, according to…


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