Charlotte, N.C. (Nov. 3, 2020) UNC Charlotte’s School of Data Science, is a finalist in one category for the NC TECH Awards: Public Sector Project.
The NC TECH Awards are North Carolina’s statewide technology awards organized by the...Read more
Dr. Dongsong Zhang has been appointed as the Director of Research for UNC Charlotte’s School of Data Science.
Zhang, who joined UNC Charlotte in 2018 as a Belk Endowed Chair Professor in Business Analytics, has more than 20 years of data science related research experience.
He will be instrumental in the ongoing success of the School of Data Science (SDS) as a leader in data...Read more
Automated resume screeners eliminating female candidates, facial recognition tools missing black faces and crime predictions determined by the neighborhood, not by the individual. These are just a few examples of the challenges and consequences that have emerged from the growth and development of artificial intelligence and machine learning models.
These issues have raised many...Read more
Dr. Angela Berardinelli has been appointed Interim Undergraduate Program Director (UPD) for UNC Charlotte’s School of Data Science.
Berardinelli, who joined UNC Charlotte in 2018, has extensive experience in launching undergraduate programs in the field. Alongside Dr. Andrea Pitts and...Read more
As I have been thinking through the ethical implications in data science, one thing has become glaringly obvious to me. Data scientists like math! Nothing very surprising there. But as we go about our work building models and making great predictions, we tend to reduce the conversation about ethics into mathematical terms. Is my prediction for Caucasian Americans the same as African Americans...Read more
By: Doug Hague, Executive Director, UNC Charlotte’s School of Data Science
As data scientists work to understand the ethics and implications of their models, a framework for managing this is needed. Fortunately, the Model Risk Management (MRM) framework emerging from the financial services industry may be expanded to include ethics. Models from...Read more
An academic partnership between The University of North Carolina at Charlotte’s School of Data Science (SDS) and Wake Technical Community College will grant students a new opportunity to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Data Science.
The initiative allows graduates of Wake Tech’s...Read more
In light of the ongoing developments of COVID-19 across North Carolina and the country, and after careful consideration with the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and industry partners, the School of Data Science has decided to delay the annual Analytics Frontiers and WiDS Charlotte conferences, previously rescheduled for September 9th, 2020, until March 2021.
In the spirit of...Read more