CELEHS/HMS Data Science Summer Program Concludes Successfully

The CELEHS/HMS Data Science Summer Program recently concluded with some stellar presentations by a new crew of budding data scientists!  It was particularly exciting to watch as the participants worked … Continue reading “CELEHS/HMS Data Science Summer Program Concludes Successfully”

CELEHS / HMS Data Science Summer Program Begins Today

This week marks the start of the CELEHS / HMS Data Science Summer Program!  This year program aims to introduce 31 new students to machine learning and programming through a project … Continue reading “CELEHS / HMS Data Science Summer Program Begins Today”

Data Science Summer Program for High School Students – Apply by 5/15!

Data Science in Action:Machine Learning for Self-Driving CarsProgram Co-directors:Tianxi Cai, HarvardAaron Sonabend, Google IncJessica Gronsbell, University of TorontoA two-week day camp to introduce programming and machine learning to high school students. The program … Continue reading “Data Science Summer Program for High School Students – Apply by 5/15!”

Today the Science of Self-Driving Cars, Tomorrow the World of Data Science

Last week the CELEHS / HMS Data Science Summer Program kicked off a two-week program with 22 high school students from all over the US, as well as Canada and Mexico. The … Continue reading “Today the Science of Self-Driving Cars, Tomorrow the World of Data Science”

PhD Student Exit Interview Panels – 6/17 & 6/21

Please join us for a series of PhD Student Exit Interview Panels in which recent biostat PhD grads will share with current students lessons learned from the unique perspective of … Continue reading “PhD Student Exit Interview Panels – 6/17 & 6/21”

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Data Science Summer Program Begins!

The Department virtually welcomed 24 high school students to the 2nd annual program Data Science in Action: Machine Learning for Self-Driving Cars this morning! The one-week day camp, overseen by Professor Tianxi Cai, and taught by PhD … Continue reading “Data Science Summer Program Begins!”

Summer Program Concludes with a Successful Pipelines into Biostatistics Program

The 2020 Summer Program in Biostatistics & Computational Biology concluded last week, after the annual “Pipelines into Biostatistics Symposium” was held virtually on Thursday, July 2nd. Research project presentations were given by seventeen … Continue reading “Summer Program Concludes with a Successful Pipelines into Biostatistics Program”

New Summer Program Puts Data Science Into Action

Seventeen high school students from Boston area and beyond recently participated in the first week-long summer introduction to programming and machine learning called ‘Data Science in Action: Convolutional Neural Networks … Continue reading “New Summer Program Puts Data Science Into Action”

Teaching Assistant Awardees!

Teaching assistants play a critical role in the educational efforts of the department. Outstanding TAs who exceed our expectations are recognized with a Certificate of Distinction in Teaching. Before nominating TAs for this honor, instructors … Continue reading “Teaching Assistant Awardees!”