Articles

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Charlotte FC x SDS: Uncovering Off The Field Insights
   June 2, 2021

In the last 20 years, nothing has shaped the realm of sports more than the incorporation of quantitative analysis, mathematics and statistics. More recently, the rise of modern analytics has driven nearly all major sports organizations to expand their use of data beyond traditional television broadcasts - to uncover insights to improve team and...

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Qintess and CEO Nana Baffour, join UNC Charlotte’s School of Data Science Founding Members Program
   May 25, 2021

Charlotte, N.C. - (May 25, 2021) - Qintess and its chairman, CEO and chief culture officer, Nana Baffour MS, ’97 have established a new partnership with UNC Charlotte's School of Data Science (SDS) through the Founding Members program.

"A company such as Qintess joining the Founding Members program...

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Seed Grants for Data Science
   May 17, 2021

UNC Charlotte’s School of Data Science (SDS) is excited to announce its seed grants for data science recipients for the spring and summer 2021 cycles. The grants were established to help nurture early-stage research in the field and to foster cross-disciplinary collaborations. As the University...

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Genpact x SDS - Journeys in Transformation Analytics Mini Series
   May 14, 2021

Doug Hague, executive director of UNC Charlotte’s School of Data Science (SDS), joins Amaresh Tripathy, SDS founding member and senior vice president and global business leader, Genpact, for a podcast series on Journeys in Transformation...

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Charlotte 49ers partner with School of Data Science for sports analytics internships
   May 6, 2021

Charlotte, N.C. - (May 6, 2021) - The Charlotte 49ers Athletics Department has partnered with UNC Charlotte’s School of Data Science (SDS) and the ...

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UNC Charlotte Researchers Ranked In Stanford University Study
   January 25, 2021

A study conducted by Stanford University recognized four faculty members from UNC Charlotte’s School of Data Science (SDS) in the top two percent of the world’s most cited researchers. 

The study analyzed data across a 20 year period, covering more than seven million scientists in 22 major research fields. The SDS researchers...

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Four Takeaways: Visualizing the COVID-19 Pandemic
   January 14, 2021

As the United States battled a drastic resurgence in COVID-19 cases last summer, a group of UNC Charlotte researchers aggregated, analyzed and visualized publicly available data to produce an interactive dashboard to better understand the rapid...

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New Academic Programs Respond to Job Market and Region’s Needs
   January 13, 2021

Jan. 13, 2021 - CHARLOTTE, N.C. - UNC Charlotte is responding to the greater Charlotte region’s employment needs with three new degree programs and five new graduate certificate programs that are relevant to the current and future job market. Several are available for spring; by fall 2021 all will be open to new and current students....

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School of Data Science Affiliate Faculty Members Receive 2021 National Science Foundation I-Corps Grant
   January 12, 2021

By: Mia Sturdivant, SDS marketing undergraduate assistant

A group of UNC Charlotte researchers have received a 2021 National Science Foundation (NSF) I-Corps Grant, allowing the team to develop an interactive platform to visualize statistical and machine learning...

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Virtual “Cheers!” To the School of Data Science Class of 2020
   January 11, 2021

Many of our master’s students had a dream of graduating with an in-person ceremony, walking across the stage, turning their tassels among their classmates and celebrating with friends and family. Unfortunately, 2020 had other plans.

As UNC Charlotte’s May and December Commencement Ceremonies transitioned to a virtual format due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the School of Data Science...

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