Adam Kiefer is working on two projects that use data science to help enhance athlete performance, prevent injuries, and assist with injury recovery through AI and behavioral dynamics that analyze, measure, and model complex human health and performance.
Saif Khairat uses data science to improve healthcare delivery, access, and outcomes through two projects. One seeks to understand and address geographic access disparities, and the other seeks to improve physician and nurse electronic health record (EHR) access and use.
Matthew Bernacki discussed his team’s current work to improve undergraduate success in STEM courses. The team uses campus data systems to provide targeted support for self-regulated learning.
Shannon McGregor discussed how President Trump transferred his presidential authority, legitimizing far-right, “fringe” news outlets within the Republican Party and the broader media ecosystem. Her team’s analysis involved analyzing Trump’s tweets about three far-right news outlets (One America News Network, … Read more
Frank Baumgartner seeks to understand if the disparate impacts of various North Carolina legislation were by design. To do so, he and his team analyzed the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts’ database and paired their findings with debates, … Read more
Cameron Ballard-Rosa discussed how he is using data science to understand the political economy of finance, specifically focusing on the current need for governments to find new funding sources for their programs, garnering traditionally elusive conservative support for necessary tax … Read more
Angel Hsu presented “Seeking the Signal Through the Noise: The Data-Driven EnviroLab.” She provided an overview of the Data-Driven EnviroLab, an interdisciplinary and international group of researchers, scientists, programmers, and visual designers, discussing global climate action from a data science … Read more
Greg Characklis spoke on efforts and research from the Center on Financial Risk in Environmental Systems, which works at the intersection of natural, engineered, and financial systems
Brian Blanton discussed “Advanced Visualization for Real-Time Storm Surge Predictions.” He presented on APSViz, a visualization tool built for the ADCIRC Prediction System, which provides real-time storm surge and wave predictions for the eastern US and Gulf of Mexico coasts.
Assistant Professor of Art and Art History Kathryn Desplanque spoke to Dr. Ahalt about her experience as a humanist who has woven data science methods into her research and how the new School of Data Science and Society can support … Read more