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Promoting healthy communities

TDAI scientists are using data analytics tools and techniques to understand and predict microbial threats to health, food supplies, and natural resources worldwide.

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October 11, 2018   |   News
Ohio State interns help build Smart Columbus Operating System

By Chris Booker, Ohio State News Two graduate students from The Ohio State University are helping to develop the operating system that will power the Smart Columbus project. The Smart Columbus Operating System is the “technological...

October 9, 2018   |   News
Newly renovated Pomerene Hall and restored Mirror Lake dedicated

Homecoming weekend kicked off Friday morning at The Ohio State University with a ceremony celebrating one of the iconic locations on campus, the historic Mirror Lake District. President Michael V....

October 3, 2018   |   News
Nominations sought for TDAI faculty director

The TDAI Faculty Director Search Committee, chaired by Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska, encourages colleagues to forward the names and contact information of nominations for the position of Faculty Director, Translational Data Analytics Institute,...

September 20, 2018   |   News
NASA requests inputs to Science Mission Directorate Strategic Plan for Scientific Data and Computing

The NASA Science Mission Directorate has issued a Request for Information for Inputs to the Science Mission Directorate Strategic Plan for Scientific Data and Computing. Solicitation Number: NNH18ZDA017L Release Date: September...

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Florence Nightingale Day 2018

9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
OSU Mathematical Biosciences Institute, 3rd floor Jennings Hall, 1735 Neil Ave.

Mershon Center Speaker Series: Peter Turchin, "The Evolution of Complex Societies: Old Theories and New Data"

3:30-5 p.m.
Mershon Center for International Studies, 1501 Neil Ave.

Sidley Austin Distinguished Lecture on Big Data Law and Policy: Anita Allen

3:30-5 p.m.
OSU Barrister Club (25 W. 11th Ave)

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Feeding the global population

Ohio State researchers in precision agriculture are addressing skyrocketing food production needs with new monitoring tools and analytics to improve crop yields and resource management.

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August 15, 2018   |   News
Black male youth more fearful when visiting whiter neighborhoods

By Jeff Grabmeier Ohio State News Young black males feel less safe when they go to neighborhoods with a larger white population than occurs in areas they normally visit, a...

July 31, 2018   |   News
Pioneering language work earns Xu multiple awards

TDAI affiliate Wei Xu is receiving widespread recognition for her innovative research in natural language processing, including two NSF grants and two industry awards. Wei Xu This month, Xu won...

July 26, 2018   |   News
TDAI summer camp for girls was a deep dive into data

By Chris Booker, Ohio State News July 25, 20187 Inside the recently renovated Pomerene Hall, freshly painted meeting rooms, shiny white boards and newly finished classrooms greeted students for an inaugural...

143faculty affiliates representing 50 disciplines 5faculty in residence 80existing and emerging community and industry partnerships 55new faculty recruited across 9 colleges

Sustaining our energy and environmental resources

Ohio State faculty and students are engineering new hybrid car technologies and utilizing modeling and simulations to guide their design decisions.

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Member Directory Together, TDAI faculty turn questions into answers, ideas into innovation.


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Raghu Machiraju, PhD TDAI Executive Director Translational data analytics is use-inspired, and it is important. It is about making research useful for the human condition.

Improving business performance and customer experience

TDAI faculty in statistics, food production, and management sciences are using data analytics and visualization to collaborate with a major food producer on increasing manufacturing process efficiencies and output.

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