Texas A&M Institute of Data Science

The Texas A&M Institute of Data Science pursues new approaches to Data Science research, education, operations and partnership. These approaches cross college boundaries to connect elements of Data Science from engineering, technology, science and the humanities, and inform wider social challenges.


Open Calls for Student & Faculty Support


Early Career Collaboration Program

TAMIDS invites proposals for collaborative research supported through its Thematic Labs.

Course Development Grant Program

TAMIDS solicits proposals to develop new courses in Data Science, Machine Learning and AI.

Visiting Researchers Program

Nominate external researchers to engage with TAMIDS and the wider TAMU Data Science community.

Workshop Grant Program

TAMIDS solicits proposals for one-day workshops in any area of Data Science.

TAMIDS Scientific Machine Learning Lab

Dr. Stephanie Paal, TAMIDS Career Initiation Fellow

STEM Research Experience Camp

Dr. Yalong Pi, TAMIDS Assistant Research Scientist

TAMIDS Data Science Bootcamp

  • Celebrating Jennifer South’s Retirement

    Thank you, Jennifer! Last week, we honored Jennifer South, our Senior Administrative Coordinator, for her 35 years of service at Texas A&M University. She will be retiring at the end […]

    Read more


  • TAMIDS Awards Funding to Faculty Collaboration Projects

    TAMIDS’s Early Career Collaboration Program has selected seven faculty-led teams to receive funding for projects that aim to expand research collaboration with TAMIDS Thematic Labs and support individuals interested in Data Science, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Machine Learning.

    Read more


  • TAMIDS Sea Level Rise Data Science Challenge Awards

    The month-long 2024 TAMIDS Student Data Science Competition was concluded in the final event on April 18, 2024. This year’s topic was the Impact of Sea Level Rise. Eight teams […]

    Read more


  • 2024 Data Science Course Development Awardees

    Texas A&M Institute of Data Science (TAMIDS) has announced seven (7) faculty awards that will support the creation of new courses and materials to expand Data Science, AI, and Machine […]

    Read more


  • Data Science Ambassador Deadline Extended to May 12

    PhD students interested in becoming Data Science Ambassadors have until the May 12 deadline to apply for the 2024–2025 Cohort.

    Read more


  • PhD Research Development Workshop

    This free five-day intensive workshop aims to provide students with valuable expertise in Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning (DS/AI/ML) to enhance their research.

    Read more


  • A Stellar Space Week!

    Last week we hosted our first annual Space Week, a week-long event to introduce students to the roles of data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence in space exploration. We […]

    Read more


  • Space Week starts April 1st!

    Starting April 1st, we will be hosting Space Week, a week-long event that introduces students to the roles of data science, artificial intelligence, and machine learning in space exploration. There […]

    Read more


  • Workshop on Digital Twins in Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing

    The primary focus of this workshop is to assess both our internal capacities and external partnerships, with the aim of aligning them to meet the requirements of the NIST-CHIPS Manufacturing USA Institute solicitation.

    Read more


  • Position: Instructional Assistant Professor and Assistant Director of Training (TAMIDS)

    Academic Professional Track Faculty (Non-Tenure) The Department of Statistics (STAT) in the College of Arts & Sciences at Texas A&M University seeks one Academic Professional Track (APT) faculty position for the appointment of Instructional Assistant Professor, which will begin on August 1, 2024. This position also includes an administrative appointment as Assistant Director of Training…

    Read more


  • New Workshop on Machine Learning, AI, and Health Collaborations

    This free workshop aims to promotes collaboration between Machine Learning/AI researchers and researchers in Public Health and Medicine.

    Read more


  • TAMIDS Coordinates Texas A&M’s Participation in the U.S. AI Safety Institute Consortium

    Texas A&M University is collaborating with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the Artificial Intelligence Safety Institute Consortium to develop science-based and empirically backed guidelines and standards for AI measurement and policy, laying the foundation for AI safety across the world

    Read more


  • Spring 2024 NVIDIA DLI Workshops 

    If you want to enhance your expertise in AI, accelerated data science, or accelerated computing, consider enrolling in these full-day, hands-on technical workshops provided by the Texas A&M Insitute of […]

    Read more


  • Spring 2024 Data Science Student Ambassador Events

    TAMIDS’s Data Science Ambassadors have organized several events throughout the Spring 2024 semester.

    Read more


  • 2024 Student Data Challenge Registration Open

    TAMIDS’s annual data science competition for undergraduate and graduate students is back with the 2024 Challenge – Impact of Sea Level Rise. Learn about the competition, prizes, and how to register.

    Read more


  • Feb 6 Collaborative Conversations with U.S. Census Bureau

    TAMIDS is co-hosting the Director of the U.S. Census Bureau, Dr. Robert Santos, for a one-day event to strengthening data science and analytics opportunities at the institutions, and building relationships that will help connect students and community members to data, internships, and jobs at the Census Bureau.

    Read more


  • TAMIDS is Launching the Early Career Collaboration Program

    Announcing the Texas A&M Institute of Data Science (TAMIDS) Early Career Collaboration Program. Providing funding for researchers and faculty to develop collaborative projects with TAMIDS’s Thematic Labs.

    Read more


  • Welcome Back Mini Data Challenge

    January 8, 2024 to January 19, 2024 This two-week data science competition aims to give participants a fun, short challenge to start the new semester. The competition supports a Texas […]

    Read more


  • Data Science Space Week

    A week-long event centered around the unique opportunities for data science in space exploration, engineering, education, and research.

    Read more


  • 2024 Data Science Course Development Grant Program

    The Texas A&M Institute of Data Science (TAMIDS), in association with the Texas A&M Center for Teaching Excellence, solicits proposals for enhancing data science education at Texas A&M. The aim of the TAMIDS Course Development Grant Program is to support faculty to develop new courses in Data Science (including Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning within…

    Read more


  • MSDS Student uses Data Science to help First Responders

    Harikrishnan (Hari) Raghukumar is a graduate researcher and M.S. in Data Science student who led the development of a system to improve situational awareness of public safety leaders and first responders during emergencies by integrating multiple sensor data sources to solve complex problems.

    Read more


  • The Fall 2024 MS Data Science Program is Currently Accepting Applications

    The application period for TAMIDS MSDS is now open and will continue to accept applications until February 1st.

    Read more


  • TAMIDS Announces The 2023 Data Science Student Ambassadors

    The Texas A&M Institute of Data Science (TAMIDS) is proud to announce the 2023 Data Science Student Ambassadors. The Sixteen Texas A&M University PhD students will serve as representatives for […]

    Read more


  • TAMIDS Project Broadens Access to NASA’s Earth Information System Through AI-based Query Translation

    TAMIDS and the Texas A&M University School of Architecture are collaborating with Prairie View A&M University and Texas Southern University in a $1.5M project using AI to make Earth Science information discoverable by a wide audience.

    Read more


  • New Course on Physics-based and Data-Driven Reduced-Order Modeling for Engineering Systems

    Members of the TAMIDS Scientific Machine Learning Lab and TAMIDS Digital Twin Lab have developed a new graduate course “Physics-based and Data-Driven Reduced-Order Modeling for Engineering Systems” with a focus on methods to speed up engineering workflows by mitigating the need for expensive computations in multiphysics and other engineering contexts.

    Read more


  • TAMIDS Wildfire Data Science Challenge Awards

    The month-long 2023 TAMIDS Student Data Science Competition, the Wildfire Data Science Challenge culminated in the final event on April 18, 2023. From an initial registration of 150 participants, 8 teams were selected for presentation to the judges at the final event where prizes totaling $9,500 were awarded to the winning teams. The competition received…

    Read more


  • Research Partnerships in Artificial Intelligence between Pacific Northwest National Lab and the Texas A&M University System

    The Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (DOE PNNL) and the Texas A&M Institute of Data Science (TAMIDS), in association with the Texas A&M University System National Laboratories Office (TAMUS NLO), are cultivating partnerships between PNNL researchers and TAMUS faculty to address problems germane to PNNL’s internal investments in Artificial Intelligence (AI). Texas A&M…

    Read more


  • Data Science Ambassador Scholarship Program

    The TAMIDS Data Science Ambassador Scholarship Program solicits applications from Texas A&M PhD students who wish to serve as representatives for TAMIDS and champions for Data Science literacy in their departments. The competitive program will provide ambassadors with leadership, technical and training skills which they will practice through engagement in their home departments. Applications are…

    Read more


  • Monograph on Precision Agriculture by Haoyu Niu

    The Texas A&M Institute of Data Science (TAMIDS) is pleased to announce that Haoyu Niu, TEES Research Engineer at TAMIDS, along with co-author, YangQuan Chen, Professor, University of California, Merced, recently published a new monograph: Towards Tree-level Evapotranspiration Estimation with Small UAVs in Precision Agriculture.

    Read more


  • Bring-Your-Own-Data (BYOD) Online Consultancy

    The Texas A&M Institute of Data Science (TAMIDS) and Texas A&M High Performance Research Computing (HPRC) invite you to sign up for Bring-Your-Own-Data (BYOD) online consultancy, offered in dedicated sessions with a TAMIDS Data Scientist on Thursdays 2:00pm-3:00pm during Spring 2023.

    Read more


  • TAMIDS Visiting Researcher Program

    The Visiting Researcher Program of the Texas A&M Institute of Data Science (TAMIDS) solicits nominations by prospective TAMU hosts for external researchers to engage with activities in TAMIDS and the wider TAMU Data Science community during long-term full-time visits.

    Read more


  • Data Science Coffee Connections

    The Data Science Coffee Connections program aims to facilitate cross-departmental interaction among researchers and university personnel with an interest in Data Science. Through this program, TAMIDS provides a platform that each month randomly pairs participants, who can then arrange a 30-min meeting to exchange ideas. While we expect people connecting through Data Science Coffee Connections…

    Read more


  • NSF-Funded Project to Develop Probabilistic Scientific Machine Learning

    The activities at the SciML Lab have received the support of the National Science Foundation (NSF), through a 3-year CISE/CCF research grant, as part of an international collaboration with the Academy of Finland. Co-PIs on the project are Ming Zhong, former SciML Lab Research Associate and now an Assistant Professor at the Illinois Institute of…

    Read more


TAMIDS Scientific Machine Learning Lab

Dr. Stephanie Paal, TAMIDS Career Initiation Fellow

STEM Research Experience Camp

Dr. Yalong Pi, TAMIDS Assistant Research Scientist

TAMIDS Data Science Bootcamp

  • Celebrating Jennifer South’s Retirement

    Thank you, Jennifer! Last week, we honored Jennifer South, our Senior Administrative Coordinator, for her 35 years of service at Texas A&M University. She will be retiring at the end […]

    Read more


  • TAMIDS Awards Funding to Faculty Collaboration Projects

    TAMIDS’s Early Career Collaboration Program has selected seven faculty-led teams to receive funding for projects that aim to expand research collaboration with TAMIDS Thematic Labs and support individuals interested in Data Science, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Machine Learning.

    Read more


  • TAMIDS Sea Level Rise Data Science Challenge Awards

    The month-long 2024 TAMIDS Student Data Science Competition was concluded in the final event on April 18, 2024. This year’s topic was the Impact of Sea Level Rise. Eight teams […]

    Read more


  • 2024 Data Science Course Development Awardees

    Texas A&M Institute of Data Science (TAMIDS) has announced seven (7) faculty awards that will support the creation of new courses and materials to expand Data Science, AI, and Machine […]

    Read more


  • Data Science Ambassador Deadline Extended to May 12

    PhD students interested in becoming Data Science Ambassadors have until the May 12 deadline to apply for the 2024–2025 Cohort.

    Read more


  • PhD Research Development Workshop

    This free five-day intensive workshop aims to provide students with valuable expertise in Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning (DS/AI/ML) to enhance their research.

    Read more


  • A Stellar Space Week!

    Last week we hosted our first annual Space Week, a week-long event to introduce students to the roles of data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence in space exploration. We […]

    Read more


  • Space Week starts April 1st!

    Starting April 1st, we will be hosting Space Week, a week-long event that introduces students to the roles of data science, artificial intelligence, and machine learning in space exploration. There […]

    Read more


  • Workshop on Digital Twins in Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing

    The primary focus of this workshop is to assess both our internal capacities and external partnerships, with the aim of aligning them to meet the requirements of the NIST-CHIPS Manufacturing USA Institute solicitation.

    Read more


  • Position: Instructional Assistant Professor and Assistant Director of Training (TAMIDS)

    Academic Professional Track Faculty (Non-Tenure) The Department of Statistics (STAT) in the College of Arts & Sciences at Texas A&M University seeks one Academic Professional Track (APT) faculty position for the appointment of Instructional Assistant Professor, which will begin on August 1, 2024. This position also includes an administrative appointment as Assistant Director of Training…

    Read more


  • New Workshop on Machine Learning, AI, and Health Collaborations

    This free workshop aims to promotes collaboration between Machine Learning/AI researchers and researchers in Public Health and Medicine.

    Read more


  • TAMIDS Coordinates Texas A&M’s Participation in the U.S. AI Safety Institute Consortium

    Texas A&M University is collaborating with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the Artificial Intelligence Safety Institute Consortium to develop science-based and empirically backed guidelines and standards for AI measurement and policy, laying the foundation for AI safety across the world

    Read more


  • Spring 2024 NVIDIA DLI Workshops 

    If you want to enhance your expertise in AI, accelerated data science, or accelerated computing, consider enrolling in these full-day, hands-on technical workshops provided by the Texas A&M Insitute of […]

    Read more


  • Spring 2024 Data Science Student Ambassador Events

    TAMIDS’s Data Science Ambassadors have organized several events throughout the Spring 2024 semester.

    Read more


  • 2024 Student Data Challenge Registration Open

    TAMIDS’s annual data science competition for undergraduate and graduate students is back with the 2024 Challenge – Impact of Sea Level Rise. Learn about the competition, prizes, and how to register.

    Read more


  • Feb 6 Collaborative Conversations with U.S. Census Bureau

    TAMIDS is co-hosting the Director of the U.S. Census Bureau, Dr. Robert Santos, for a one-day event to strengthening data science and analytics opportunities at the institutions, and building relationships that will help connect students and community members to data, internships, and jobs at the Census Bureau.

    Read more


  • TAMIDS is Launching the Early Career Collaboration Program

    Announcing the Texas A&M Institute of Data Science (TAMIDS) Early Career Collaboration Program. Providing funding for researchers and faculty to develop collaborative projects with TAMIDS’s Thematic Labs.

    Read more


  • Welcome Back Mini Data Challenge

    January 8, 2024 to January 19, 2024 This two-week data science competition aims to give participants a fun, short challenge to start the new semester. The competition supports a Texas […]

    Read more


  • Data Science Space Week

    A week-long event centered around the unique opportunities for data science in space exploration, engineering, education, and research.

    Read more


  • 2024 Data Science Course Development Grant Program

    The Texas A&M Institute of Data Science (TAMIDS), in association with the Texas A&M Center for Teaching Excellence, solicits proposals for enhancing data science education at Texas A&M. The aim of the TAMIDS Course Development Grant Program is to support faculty to develop new courses in Data Science (including Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning within…

    Read more


  • MSDS Student uses Data Science to help First Responders

    Harikrishnan (Hari) Raghukumar is a graduate researcher and M.S. in Data Science student who led the development of a system to improve situational awareness of public safety leaders and first responders during emergencies by integrating multiple sensor data sources to solve complex problems.

    Read more


  • The Fall 2024 MS Data Science Program is Currently Accepting Applications

    The application period for TAMIDS MSDS is now open and will continue to accept applications until February 1st.

    Read more


  • TAMIDS Announces The 2023 Data Science Student Ambassadors

    The Texas A&M Institute of Data Science (TAMIDS) is proud to announce the 2023 Data Science Student Ambassadors. The Sixteen Texas A&M University PhD students will serve as representatives for […]

    Read more


  • TAMIDS Project Broadens Access to NASA’s Earth Information System Through AI-based Query Translation

    TAMIDS and the Texas A&M University School of Architecture are collaborating with Prairie View A&M University and Texas Southern University in a $1.5M project using AI to make Earth Science information discoverable by a wide audience.

    Read more


  • New Course on Physics-based and Data-Driven Reduced-Order Modeling for Engineering Systems

    Members of the TAMIDS Scientific Machine Learning Lab and TAMIDS Digital Twin Lab have developed a new graduate course “Physics-based and Data-Driven Reduced-Order Modeling for Engineering Systems” with a focus on methods to speed up engineering workflows by mitigating the need for expensive computations in multiphysics and other engineering contexts.

    Read more


  • TAMIDS Wildfire Data Science Challenge Awards

    The month-long 2023 TAMIDS Student Data Science Competition, the Wildfire Data Science Challenge culminated in the final event on April 18, 2023. From an initial registration of 150 participants, 8 teams were selected for presentation to the judges at the final event where prizes totaling $9,500 were awarded to the winning teams. The competition received…

    Read more


  • Research Partnerships in Artificial Intelligence between Pacific Northwest National Lab and the Texas A&M University System

    The Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (DOE PNNL) and the Texas A&M Institute of Data Science (TAMIDS), in association with the Texas A&M University System National Laboratories Office (TAMUS NLO), are cultivating partnerships between PNNL researchers and TAMUS faculty to address problems germane to PNNL’s internal investments in Artificial Intelligence (AI). Texas A&M…

    Read more


  • Data Science Ambassador Scholarship Program

    The TAMIDS Data Science Ambassador Scholarship Program solicits applications from Texas A&M PhD students who wish to serve as representatives for TAMIDS and champions for Data Science literacy in their departments. The competitive program will provide ambassadors with leadership, technical and training skills which they will practice through engagement in their home departments. Applications are…

    Read more


  • Monograph on Precision Agriculture by Haoyu Niu

    The Texas A&M Institute of Data Science (TAMIDS) is pleased to announce that Haoyu Niu, TEES Research Engineer at TAMIDS, along with co-author, YangQuan Chen, Professor, University of California, Merced, recently published a new monograph: Towards Tree-level Evapotranspiration Estimation with Small UAVs in Precision Agriculture.

    Read more


  • Bring-Your-Own-Data (BYOD) Online Consultancy

    The Texas A&M Institute of Data Science (TAMIDS) and Texas A&M High Performance Research Computing (HPRC) invite you to sign up for Bring-Your-Own-Data (BYOD) online consultancy, offered in dedicated sessions with a TAMIDS Data Scientist on Thursdays 2:00pm-3:00pm during Spring 2023.

    Read more


  • TAMIDS Visiting Researcher Program

    The Visiting Researcher Program of the Texas A&M Institute of Data Science (TAMIDS) solicits nominations by prospective TAMU hosts for external researchers to engage with activities in TAMIDS and the wider TAMU Data Science community during long-term full-time visits.

    Read more


  • Data Science Coffee Connections

    The Data Science Coffee Connections program aims to facilitate cross-departmental interaction among researchers and university personnel with an interest in Data Science. Through this program, TAMIDS provides a platform that each month randomly pairs participants, who can then arrange a 30-min meeting to exchange ideas. While we expect people connecting through Data Science Coffee Connections…

    Read more


  • NSF-Funded Project to Develop Probabilistic Scientific Machine Learning

    The activities at the SciML Lab have received the support of the National Science Foundation (NSF), through a 3-year CISE/CCF research grant, as part of an international collaboration with the Academy of Finland. Co-PIs on the project are Ming Zhong, former SciML Lab Research Associate and now an Assistant Professor at the Illinois Institute of…

    Read more



Open Calls for Student & Faculty Support


Early Career Collaboration Program

TAMIDS invites proposals for collaborative research supported through its Thematic Labs.

Course Development Grant Program

TAMIDS solicits proposals to develop new courses in Data Science, Machine Learning and AI.

Visiting Researchers Program

Nominate external researchers to engage with TAMIDS and the wider TAMU Data Science community.

Workshop Grant Program

TAMIDS solicits proposals for one-day workshops in any area of Data Science.