Faculty Interview: Eero Simoncelli

Eero Simoncelli is a faculty member at the Center for Data Science, NYU’s Center for Neural Science, and a fellow at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.  His research spans several fields, including medicine, neural sciences, mathematics, & psychology, and this past fall, he received an Engineering Emmy award for his work in computational […]

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Researcher Profile: Andreas Mueller

Dr. Andreas Mueller is an Assistant Research Scientist at NYU’s Center for Data Science. We recently asked him a few questions regarding his work at CDS, and his past experience in the world of data science. Can you tell us a bit about your educational and professional background, and what you were doing before you […]

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Faculty Profiles: Bruno Goncalves

Bruno Goncalves is a Fellow at NYU’s Center for Data Science, and a recent recipient of the CSS Junior Scientific Award.  His interdisciplinary approach to social science combines data science with traditional research methods for a greater understanding of human behavior.    What did you study in school?   Originally, I was a physicist with […]

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Faculty Profiles: Michael Blanton

Michael Blanton is an astrophysicist using data science to study galaxy evolution and map the universe.  He is the director of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, an Associate Professor in NYU’s physics department, and an Affiliated Professor at the Center for Data Science. What initially drew you to the field of astrophysics? I studied engineering […]

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Faculty Profiles: Michael Blanton

Michael Blanton is an astrophysicist using data science to study galaxy evolution and map the Universe.  He is the director of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, an Associate Professor in NYU’s physics department, and an Affiliated Professor at the Center for Data Science. What initially drew you to the field of astrophysics? I studied engineering […]

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Medidata Comes to CDS

Having sponsored the Facebook smartUP last Spring, as well as sponsoring two more smartUps taking place this Fall and Winter, Medidata has continued to partner with the NYU on multiple fronts. Even one of the Masters of Data Science students from the first graduating class, Patricia Allen, began working as a statistical analyst in June […]

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Women in Data Science: Kathryn Huff

As part of the Moore-Sloan Data Science Initiative’s ongoing commitment to promoting diversity, we are highlighting the work of 5 exceptional women in the field of data science. The first profile in our series is on Katy Huff, a Berkeley Institute for Data Science, Moore/Sloan fellow. Nuclear power is a highly controversial topic within the […]

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TEK Systems Comes to CDS

Last Friday, NYU’s Center for Data Science welcomed two companies, TEK systems, and Medidata Solutions to the first weekly set of career information sessions. These sessions give students networking opportunities to find how their Data Science coursework and internships are applicable in various careers. Tek Systems kicked off our first information session of the semester […]

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Interview with New CDS Professor Kyunghyun Cho

Kyunghyun Cho is a newly appointed, joint assistant professor at NYU’s Center for Data Science, and the Courant Institute for Mathematical Sciences.  His work as a researcher focuses in the area of Natural Language Processing (NLP), and he will be teaching a course in the fall on the pragmatic approaches, and philosophical foundations of using neural […]

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CDS Professor of the Year and YP Mobile Labs Chief Scientist David Rosenberg Pushes the Boundaries of Machine Learning And Predictive Analytics

Recently named NYU Center for Data Science Professor of the Year, CDS Adjunct Associate Professor David Rosenberg is currently Chief Scientist of YP Mobile Labs at YP and a former Chief Scientist at Sense Networks (acquired by YP in 2014). Dr. Rosenberg specializes in machine learning, artificial intelligence, predictive analytics and statistical modeling. Dr. Rosenberg […]

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