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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.

AI for IoT Information (AI3) Competition

The Smart Communities, Smart Responders – AI for IoT Information (AI3) Prize Competition calls participants to utilize data from multiple IoT devices to deliver an AI system to help first responders leverage the data coming from IoT devices, smart buildings, and other public data streams. Texas A&M University and US Ignite will run this new program with $1.2 million in funding provided by NIST’s Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program – Artificial Intelligence for IoT Information (PSAIP – AI3) cooperative agreement.

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 Wednesdays 2:00pm-3:30pm during Fall 2022.

TAMIDS Tech Talk: Samira Vafay Eslahi: Neural Architecture Search for Magnetic Resonance Image Reconstructions

Samira Vafay Eslahi, a Ph.D. candidate from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering will give a talk on her work to use evolutionary-based Neural Architecture Search strategy to optimize deep learning models for MRI scan acceleration, online on July 27, 2022, 2:00-3:00 pm

Data Science Bootcamp

The Texas A&M Institute of Data Science, invite you to attend a five-day hands-on Data Science bootcamp, held in person at Texas A&M, August 8-12, 2022.

Update: 2022 Student Data Science Competition Awards

The month-long 2022 Student Data Science Competition culminated in the final event on April 17, 2022, where prizes totaling $7,000 were awarded to the winning teams.

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. Visitors will normally hold full-time positions in their home institution that provides full or partial salary …

2022 TAMIDS Career Initiation Fellow Awards

The Texas A&M Institute of Data Science (TAMIDS) has announced seven awardees under its Career Initiation Fellow Program. The program was designed to provide early career support to faculty working in any area involving Data Science and to encourage them to propose engagements with TAMIDS activities, programs, or broader mission, to be undertaken during the year of the award. Each Fellow received a $10,000 research bursary, and TAMIDS Director Dr. Nick Duffield will work with them to promote their activities within TAMIDS programs.

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 due by the deadline of April 4, 2022.

2022 Data Science Course Development Program Awards

Texas A&M Institute of Data Science (TAMIDS) has announced 6 faculty awards that will support the creation of new courses in Data Science. The TAMIDS Data Science Course Development Program is offered in association with the Texas A&M Center for Teaching Excellence. Each award comprises $10,000 at the start of the project, with a further $5,000 payable upon completion of the project deliverables and submission of the course to the Texas A&M Curricular Approval Request System. The 2022 awards span the foundations, methods, and applications of Data Science.

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 will be drawn by a shared interest in Data Science, it’s entirely up to you where you take the conversation.

TAMIDS Graduate Travel Grants Program

The Texas A&M Institute of Data Science Graduate Travel Grants Program supports graduate students to attend and talk at conferences in any domain of Data Science. Awards of up to $500 will be made under the program. All support travel must conform to current TAMU policies including those related to COVID-19.

TAMIDS Data Science Traineeship Program

The Texas A&M Institute of Data Science (TAMIDS) has established its Data Science Traineeship Program to help faculty and researchers develop Data Science projects, draw on the skills and interests of our students to work with them, and provide Data Science consultancy and mentorship during the projects

TAMIDS Workshop Grants Program

The Texas A&M Institute of Data Science (TAMIDS) solicits proposals for one-day workshops in any area of Data Science. The aim of the TAMIDS Workshop Grants Program is to support community building, stimulate collaboration, and foster interdisciplinary growth in Data Science amongst researchers at Texas A&M.

TAMIDS Research Affiliates

TAMIDS Research Affiliates are Texas A&M’s Data Science experts, with over 200 members drawn from 32 Texas A&M Colleges, Agencies and other major organizational units. The TAMIDS Research Affiliates Program is open to all Texas A&M faculty (including tenure, professional, instructional and research tracks), other researchers (including research scientists and postdoctoral researchers), and operations and administration staff and professionals, whose role and interests include Data Science.