Worcester Polytechnic Institute Receives U.S. Department of Education Funding to Help Address …

Professor Elke Rundensteiner (far right) has worked with data science students on a data analytics system that could help shape economic policy in Massachusetts. Worcester, Mass. (PRWEB) November 24, 2015 Addressing a critical need for enhancing the nation’s capacity for computer science research and teaching, the U.S. Department of Education has granted Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) $885,834 through its Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) program. The funding will provide six needs-based fellowships for computer science PhD students who will study big data computing. The GAANN program provides fellowships to assist U.S. citizens who are pursuing doctoral degrees in fields deemed to be “areas of national need,” such as the sciences, computing, and education. This GAANN grant focuses on big data analytics, large-scale data management, and visual data…


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