Data science on campus and beyond
The field of health data analytics focuses not only on the care of individuals, but also defines best practices based on desired outcomes that can be applied to entire populations. Medical providers and insurance plans are capitalizing on trends and patterns identified using data analytics to adopt innovative strategies for people at risk for health issues.
Another NMDSI-funded research project recently launched tackling an important issue in our local community: the opioid epidemic.
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Christopher Beal has been selected as the first Colton Scholar. His research helps develop software that can predict serious cardiac events among patients with rare heart conditions.
Dr. Michael Zimmer, associate professor of computer science in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, was recently appointed to the State of Wisconsin’s Department of Agricultural Trade and Consumer Protection’s Data Privacy and Security Advisory Committee.
Dr. Dennis Brylow, professor of computer science in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, has received nearly $2 million in a National Science Foundation collaborative research grant to promote computer science education among teachers in public schools.
Dr. Michael Zimmer, associate professor of computer science in Marquette University’s Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, has been named to the newly launched the Association for Computing Machinery Technology Policy Council.
Dr. Edward Blumenthal appointed a university director of The Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute
The Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute announced its university directors: Dr. Edward Blumenthal of Marquette and Dr. Purush Papatla of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The directors play an integral role in providing strategic direction for the Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute and are responsible for setting research priorities, enhancing the data science programs at the universities, growing data science skill sets in the Milwaukee region and establishing the Institute as a national and global leader of data science.
Marquette University’s online master of science in computing program has been ranked No. 11 by U.S. News and World Report in its 2019 list of Best Online Information Technology Programs.
According to U.S. News, the best online master’s in computer information technology programs are based on factors such as admissions selectivity, faculty credentials and academic and career support services offered to students.
Northwestern Mutual is forming a new partnership with Marquette University and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) to create the Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute. The partnership is the latest step by the financial security company in its commitment to advance Milwaukee as a national hub for technology, research, business, and talent development.
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