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Becoming a TDAI affiliate

TDAI provides an unprecedented opportunity for faculty working in data science and analytics to connect and collaborate with each other and industry and community parters. As part of an active community of scientists, scholars, and educators representing 14 colleges and 35+ disciplines, TDAI affiliates contribute to developing data science and analytics programs, resources, and projects that span traditional academic disciplines.

TDAI connects affiliates to:

  • A growing network of resources including datasets and databases
  • Training and research opportunities
  • Opportunities to test new technologies and platforms through partnerships with industry and community organizations and other academic centers and institutes
  • Starting in June 2018: access to TDAI’s new 20,000-square-foot facility in Pomerene Hall, featuring three state-of-the-art laboratories, collaborative team spaces, a Shared Services consulting space, and more

TDAI defines its affiliates as Ohio State faculty who are data science and analytics experts with an established and well-defined body of work in data science and/or analytics and make active contributions to work in data science and analytics at Ohio State. Affiliates are expected to participate in TDAI-led initiatives and events (e.g., Communities of Practice, grant submissions, etc.)

TDAI affiliates are required to:

  • Be an Ohio State faculty member (all ranks and appointments)
  • Have an established body of work in and make active contributions to data science and analytics research, scholarship and/or education
  • Provide scholarship summaries when requested for use in TDAI annual reporting
  • Be an ambassador for TDAI when attending meetings, conferences, and events (i.e., note affiliation)
  • Optional: Cite TDAI in email signature and consider including link to the TDAI website (e.g., “Affiliate, Translational Data Analytics Institute”)

Apply to become an affiliate

Applications are reviewed every 3-4 weeks. Applicants will be notified after final review.

Becoming a TDAI associate

Anyone interested in data science and analytics at Ohio State is welcome to become an associate of TDAI and receive communications from the institute with news, events, and more.

Sign up to become a TDAI associate