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Our inaugural Data Science Institute Summit, which featured the UChicago vision for data science and sessions on DSI research programs, such as AI + Science, Internet Access and Equity, and Data and Democracy, as well as education and outreach partnerships with the City Colleges of Chicago, minority-serving institutions, data.org, and the 11th Hour Project.

Featured speakers included:

  • Paul Alivisatos, President, University of Chicago
  • Ka Yee Lee, Provost, University of Chicago
  • Juan de Pablo, Executive Vice President for Science, Innovation, National Laboratories, and Global Initiatives, University of Chicago
  • Katherine Baicker, Dean, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago
  • Angela Olinto, Dean, Physical Sciences Division, University of Chicago
  • Michael Franklin, DSI Faculty Co-Director, Liew Family Chair of Computer Science
  • Dan Nicolae, DSI Faculty Co-Director, Professor and Chair of Statistics
  • David Uminsky, DSI Executive Director
  • Nick Feamster, DSI Faculty Director of Research, Neubauer Professor of Computer Science
  • Rebecca Willett, DSI Faculty Director of AI, Professor of Statistics and Computer Science
  • Additional speakers from UChicago and DSI industry, community, and academic partners.

Agenda

Monday, May 9, 2022

2:00 pm–2:05 pm

Introductory Remarks

Ka Yee Lee, Provost & David Lee Shillinglaw Distinguished Service Professor, University of Chicago
2:05 pm–2:15 pm

The UChicago Vision for Data Science

Michael J. Franklin, Faculty Co-Director, Data Science Institute; Liew Family Chair of Computer Science; Senior Advisor to the Provost for Computation and Data Science
Dan Nicolae, Faculty Co-Director, Data Science Institute; Chair and Professor, Statistics; Professor, Human Genetics, Medicine, Section of Genetic Medicine and the College
2:15 pm–2:20 pm

Execution of the UChicago Data Science Mission

David Uminsky, Executive Director, Data Science Institute; Senior Research Associate, Department of Computer Science
2:20 pm–2:30 pm

The DSI Approach to Research

Angela V. Olinto, Dean, Physical Sciences Division; Albert A. Michelson Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics; Enrico Fermi Institute; and the College
Nick Feamster, Faculty Director of Research, Data Science Institute; Neubauer Professor of Computer Science and The College
Rebecca Willett, Faculty Director of AI, Data Science Institute; Professor, Statistics, Computer Science, and the College
2:30 pm–2:40 pm

The Future of Data Science Education

Michael J. Franklin, Faculty Co-Director, Data Science Institute; Liew Family Chair of Computer Science; Senior Advisor to the Provost for Computation and Data Science
Steve Levitt, William B. Ogden Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the College, University of Chicago
Dan Nicolae, Faculty Co-Director, Data Science Institute; Chair and Professor, Statistics; Professor, Human Genetics, Medicine, Section of Genetic Medicine and the College
2:40 pm–2:55 pm

The Internet Equity Research Initiative

Dwayne Douglas, Chicago Area Broadband Initiative
Nick Feamster, Faculty Director of Research, Data Science Institute; Neubauer Professor of Computer Science and The College
Julia Lane, Assistant Vice President for Science, University of Chicago
Nicole Marwell, Associate Professor, Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice
2:55 pm–3:10 pm

The DSI-City Colleges of Chicago Partnership

Walter Massey, President Emeritus, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) and Morehouse College; Trustee Chair, City Colleges of Chicago
Mark Potter, Provost and the Chief Academic Officer, City Colleges of Chicago
David Uminsky, Executive Director, Data Science Institute; Senior Research Associate, Department of Computer Science
3:10 pm–3:15 pm

Advancing the Sociome for Social & Health Equity

Samuel L. Volchenboum, Associate Professor of Pediatrics & Associate Chief Research Informatics Officer, UChicago Medicine
3:15 pm–3:30 pm

The Data Science Education Network

Danil Mikhailov, Executive Director, data.org
David Uminsky, Executive Director, Data Science Institute; Senior Research Associate, Department of Computer Science
Nathan Alexander, Assistant Professor of Data Science and Interdisciplinary Studies, Morehouse College
Mario BaƱuelos, Assistant Professor and Associate Chair of Mathematics, California State University, Fresno
Amy Yeboah Quarkume, Associate Professor of Africana Studies, Department of Afro-American Studies, Howard University
3:30 pm–3:45 pm

Break

3:45 pm–4:00 pm

The AI + Science Research Initiative

Juan de Pablo, Executive Vice President for Science, Innovation, National Laboratories, and Global Initiatives & Liew Family Professor of Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago
Aaron Dinner, Professor of Chemistry & Deputy Dean of the Physical Sciences Division, University of Chicago
David Miller, Associate Professor, Physics; AI+Science Research Initiative Leadership
Rebecca Willett, Faculty Director of AI, Data Science Institute; Professor, Statistics, Computer Science, and the College
4:00 pm–4:15 pm

DSI Industry Engagement

Michael J. Franklin, Faculty Co-Director, Data Science Institute; Liew Family Chair of Computer Science; Senior Advisor to the Provost for Computation and Data Science
Ethan Croitoru, Undergraduate Student, University of Chicago
Alex Hayward, Undergraduate Student, University of Chicago
Kjersten Moody, Chief Data Officer, Prudential Financial
David Uminsky, Executive Director, Data Science Institute; Senior Research Associate, Department of Computer Science
4:15 pm–4:25 pm

The DSI Data Science Clinic & the DEBIT Project

Launa Greer, Software Engineer, Data Science Institute
Daniel Grzenda, Staff Data Scientist, Data Science Institute
Mindi Mysliwiec, Senior Director of Outreach & Chief of Staff, Data Science Institute
4:25 pm–4:40 pm

The Data & Democracy Research Initiative

Katherine Baicker, Dean and the Emmett Dedmon Professor, Harris School of Public Policy
Nick Feamster, Faculty Director of Research, Data Science Institute; Neubauer Professor of Computer Science and The College
William Howell, Sydney Stein Professor in American Politics, University of Chicago
4:40 pm–4:45 pm

Introduction of President Paul Alivisatos

Angela V. Olinto, Dean, Physical Sciences Division; Albert A. Michelson Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics; Enrico Fermi Institute; and the College
4:45 pm–5:05 pm

Presidential Remarks

Paul Alivisatos, President of the University of Chicago; John D. MacArthur Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Chemistry, the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering, and the College, University of Chicago
5:05 pm–5:10 pm

Concluding Remarks

Michael J. Franklin, Faculty Co-Director, Data Science Institute; Liew Family Chair of Computer Science; Senior Advisor to the Provost for Computation and Data Science
Dan Nicolae, Faculty Co-Director, Data Science Institute; Chair and Professor, Statistics; Professor, Human Genetics, Medicine, Section of Genetic Medicine and the College
5:15 pm–6:30 pm

Reception

Speakers

Paul Alivisatos

President of the University of Chicago

Ka Yee Lee

Provost & David Lee Shillinglaw Distinguished Service Professor, University of Chicago

Juan de Pablo

Executive Vice President for Science, Innovation, National Laboratories, and Global Initiatives & Liew Family Professor of Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago

Katherine Baicker

Dean and the Emmett Dedmon Professor, Harris School of Public Policy

Angela V. Olinto

Dean, Physical Sciences Division; Albert A. Michelson Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics; Enrico Fermi Institute; and the College

Michael J. Franklin

Faculty Co-Director, Data Science Institute; Liew Family Chair of Computer Science; Senior Advisor to the Provost for Computation and Data Science

Dan Nicolae

Faculty Co-Director, Data Science Institute; Chair and Professor, Statistics; Professor, Human Genetics, Medicine, Section of Genetic Medicine and the College

David Uminsky

Executive Director, Data Science Institute; Senior Research Associate, Department of Computer Science

Nick Feamster

Faculty Director of Research, Data Science Institute; Neubauer Professor of Computer Science and The College

Rebecca Willett

Faculty Director of AI, Data Science Institute; Professor, Statistics, Computer Science, and the College

Steven Levitt

William B. Ogden Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the College, University of Chicago

Dwayne Douglas

Executive Officer, Quilt Corporation, Chicago Area Broadband Initiative

Julia Lane

Assistant Vice President for Science, University of Chicago

Nicole Marwell

Associate Professor, Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice

Walter Massey

President Emeritus, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) and Morehouse College; Trustee Chair, City Colleges of Chicago

Mark Potter

Provost and the Chief Academic Officer, City Colleges of Chicago

Samuel L. Volchenboum

Associate Professor of Pediatrics & Associate Chief Research Informatics Officer, UChicago Medicine

Danil Mikhailov

Executive Director, data.org

Nathan Alexander

Assistant Professor of Data Science and Interdisciplinary Studies, Morehouse College

Mario BaƱuelos

Assistant Professor and Associate Chair of Mathematics, California State University, Fresno

Amy Yeboah Quarkume

Associate Professor of Africana Studies, Department of Afro-American Studies, Howard University

Aaron Dinner

Professor of Chemistry & Deputy Dean of the Physical Sciences Division, University of Chicago

David Miller

Associate Professor, Physics; AI+Science Research Initiative Leadership

Ethan Croitoru

Undergraduate Student, University of Chicago

Alex Hayward

Undergraduate Student, University of Chicago

Kjersten Moody

Chief Data Officer, Prudential Financial

Launa Greer

Software Engineer, Data Science Institute

Daniel Grzenda

Staff Data Scientist, Data Science Institute

Mindi Mysliwiec

Senior Director of Outreach & Chief of Staff, Data Science Institute

William Howell

Sydney Stein Professor in American Politics, University of Chicago

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