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Promoting healthy communities

TDAI scientists are using data analytics tools and techniques to understand and predict microbial threats to health, food supplies, and natural resources worldwide.

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May 21, 2018   |   News
An ear for the record book

From osu.edu There aren’t a lot of people who decide to go after a Guinness World Record while studying for a master’s degree, and even fewer who do it because...

May 16, 2018   |   News
Data visualization skills: The new fundamentals

By Lee-Arng Cheng University Libraries Data Visualization Specialist Lee-Arng Cheng With the shear amount of data being collected and analyzed nowadays, the value of understanding and making sense of data...

May 16, 2018   |   News
New course marries design with data to amplify impact

Representing data visually so that others can understand requires interdisciplinary problem solving and creativity. Sometimes beautiful design does not tell the full story, or the significance of data is undermined...

April 26, 2018   |   News
Colleges use data analytics to improve network performance

With its Translational Data Analytics Institute and robust data analytics major for undergraduate students, Ohio State has grown its data analytics know-how to create solutions with industry and educate a much-needed workforce. It’s...

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Workshop: Information Modeling, Analysis, and Control of Complex Systems

Ohio Union

Research Commons Seminar: Corporate Research Engagement 101

3-4:30 p.m.
Research Commons, 3rd floor of 18th Ave. Library

Research Commons Presentation: Intro to Data Visualization

1-2 p.m.
Research Commons, 3rd floor of 18th Ave. Library

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Feeding the global population

Ohio State researchers in precision agriculture are addressing skyrocketing food production needs with new monitoring tools and analytics to improve crop yields and resource management.

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May 21, 2018   |   News
An ear for the record book

From osu.edu There aren’t a lot of people who decide to go after a Guinness World Record while studying for a master’s degree, and even fewer who do it because...

April 25, 2018   |   News
New research examines interplay between microbes

By Misti Crane Below the surface of systems as large and ancient as an ocean and as small and new as a human baby are communities of viruses and bacteria...

April 18, 2018   |   News
A formula to fight back: Ohio State student connects data and public health to take on opioid epidemic

From osu.edu The news coverage became constant, and the stories continued to weigh on Ashley Dundon’s mind. The opioid epidemic was tightening its grip on Ohio and across much of...

April 23, 2018   |   News
Wang to use NASA Early Career Award in Earth Science to accurately quantify Greenland ice mass change

TDAI affiliate Lei Wang, assistant professor of civil, environmental, and geodetic engineering, uses satellite data to understand phenomena that is at once too great and too subtle to accurately study...

138faculty affiliates representing 50 disciplines 5faculty in residence 80existing and emerging community and industry partnerships 54new faculty recruited across 9 colleges

Sustaining our energy and environmental resources

Ohio State faculty and students are engineering new hybrid car technologies and utilizing modeling and simulations to guide their design decisions.

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Member Directory Together, TDAI faculty turn questions into answers, ideas into innovation.


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Raghu Machiraju, PhD TDAI Executive Director Translational data analytics is use-inspired, and it is important. It is about making research useful for the human condition.

Improving business performance and customer experience

TDAI faculty in statistics, food production, and management sciences are using data analytics and visualization to collaborate with a major food producer on increasing manufacturing process efficiencies and output.

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