HDSI 5th Anniversary Keynote: Megan Stevenson – 11/3

HDSI’s 5th AnniversaryKeynote:Megan T. StevensonAssociate Professor of Law, University of VirginiaWednesday, November 3rd, 202112:00 pm – 1:15 pm ET | RegistrationAlgorithmic Risk Assessment in the Hands of HumansAbstract: We evaluate the … Continue reading “HDSI 5th Anniversary Keynote: Megan Stevenson – 11/3”

HDSI Value of Science: Data, Products & Use – 6/23 & 6/24

Value of Science: Data, Products & Use June 23 – June 24, 2021 Registration Join the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics and the Coleridge Initiative for this two-day conference to advance understanding … Continue reading “HDSI Value of Science: Data, Products & Use – 6/23 & 6/24”

Falco J. Bargagli Stoffi Awarded HDSI Postdoctoral Research Fund

Congratulations to postdoc Falco J. Bargagli Stoffi who was recently awarded the Postdoctoral Research Fund from the Harvard Data Science Initiative! His research project will focus on the development and application of interpretable causal … Continue reading “Falco J. Bargagli Stoffi Awarded HDSI Postdoctoral Research Fund”

HDSI Bias^2 Seminar w. Yeshimabeit Milner – 4/22

Bias^2 Seminar: Yeshimabeit Milner Thursday, April 22, 2021  |  1:30pm to 2:45pm ET  |  Registration Yeshimabeit Milner is the Founder & Executive Director of Data for Black Lives. She has worked since … Continue reading “HDSI Bias^2 Seminar w. Yeshimabeit Milner – 4/22”

Harvard Data Science Initiative Upcoming Events

Industry Seminar: Juan M. Lavista Ferres, Microsoft Thursday, April 15, 2021  |  1:30pm to 2:30pm ET  |  Registration Everything you always wanted to know about  AI and AI For Good* but … Continue reading “Harvard Data Science Initiative Upcoming Events”

Next Round of Lightning Talks! – 4/9

Friday, April 9, 2021  |  4:00pm |  Zoom Link Hugo Aerts Associate Professor, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School Director, Program for Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (AIM) Anna Beukenhorst Postdoctoral … Continue reading “Next Round of Lightning Talks! – 4/9”

Francesca Dominici Featured in April’s Nat Geo Cover Story

Francesca Dominici, the Clarence James Gamble Professor of Biostatistics,  Population & Data Science and Co-Director of the Data Science Initiative, was recently interviewed about her team’s work for the cover … Continue reading “Francesca Dominici Featured in April’s Nat Geo Cover Story”

HDSI Postdoctoral Fellows Research Fund – Application Deadline 3/1

The Harvard Data Science Initiative welcomes applications for our third annual HDSI Postdoctoral Fellows Research Fund. The goal of the fund is to incentivize and support cross-disciplinary collaboration between data scientists … Continue reading “HDSI Postdoctoral Fellows Research Fund – Application Deadline 3/1”

Briana Stephenson Receives HDSI Bias2 Research Funding

Congratulations to Assistant Professor of Biostatistics Briana Stephenson, who has received funding from the Harvard Data Science Initiative (HDSI) Bias2 Research Fund in support of her proposal Identifying bias in receipt and access to optimal … Continue reading “Briana Stephenson Receives HDSI Bias2 Research Funding”

HDSI Bias^2 Seminar: Cynthia Rudin, Duke University – 1/28

Stop Explaining Black Box Machine Learning Models for High Stakes Decisions and use Interpretable Models Instead With widespread use of machine learning, there have been serious societal consequences from using … Continue reading “HDSI Bias^2 Seminar: Cynthia Rudin, Duke University – 1/28”