HDSI & Amazon Web Services New Collaboration

David Parkes and Francesca Dominici

The Harvard University Data Science Initiative (HDSI)  announced the AWS Impact Computing Project, a collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) aimed at reimagining data science to identify potential solutions for society’s most complex challenges. The alliance, enabled by Harvard’s Office of Technology Development, will support current and future faculty projects by creating new data solutions that will amplify the University’s social impact and transform research capabilities.The Harvard Gazette recently interviewed HDSI co-directors Dr. Francesca Dominici and Dr. David Parkes to learn more about the alliance and what it means for the field of data science and how it will help further HDSI’s research and teaching mission.See article to read the full Q&A.