Does big data really matter?

It does if you make it work for you.

Promoting healthy communities

TDA 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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103faculty affiliates representing 46 disciplines 80existing and emerging community and industry partnerships 37new faculty recruited, across 9 colleges 1stresearch university to create a data analytics bachelor’s degree
Translational Data Analytics
@ Ohio State:
A foundational component of the university’s $500 million Discovery Themes initiative.

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


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David Mongeau, MS, MBA TDA Program Director Our faculty and students are so driven to deliver solutions that make a difference, you can’t help but be energized by TDA. We’re making sure the university's unprecedented investment in data science and analytics matters.

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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August 15, 2016   |   News
Registration open for TDA Fall Forum Poster Session

Ohio State postdoctoral researchers, graduate and undergraduate students, faculty, and staff are invited to present on their data analytics and decision science research at TDA’s second annual Fall Forum Research...

September 28, 2016   |   News
Panda team to provide big data computing expertise for neuroscience in NSF spoke project

DK Panda TDA affiliate Prof. Dhabaleswar K. (DK) Panda will serve as principal investigator of a project entitled Advanced Computational Neuroscience Network (ACNN) thanks to a new grant from the...

September 20, 2016   |   News
Maximizing the effectiveness and ethical use of big data analytics

Dennis Hirsch Applying analytics to personal data can produce immense value for society—but how that data is used is key to preventing the privacy and cybersecurity violations and even discrimination...

September 7, 2016   |   News
Ohio State offers online Certification in Practice of Data Analytics

New to Ohio State this semester is an online Certification in Practice of Data Analytics. Taught by statistics and engineering faculty, the four-course program helps working professionals develop knowledge and...

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Creating solutions,
advancing data science.

Improving business performance and customer experience

TDA 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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September 28, 2016   |   News
Panda team to provide big data computing expertise for neuroscience in NSF spoke project

DK Panda TDA affiliate Prof. Dhabaleswar K. (DK) Panda will serve as principal investigator of a project entitled Advanced Computational Neuroscience Network (ACNN) thanks to a new grant from the...

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Data Driven '16 Conference

9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Greater Columbus Convention Center

Analyzing Twitter Data: A Case Study of Presidential Impeachment in Brazil

4-5:15 p.m.
Journalism 360, 242 W. 18th Ave.

TDA Fall Forum Poster Session

1-3 p.m.
Blackwell Inn and Conference Center

HackOHI/O Hackathon

Ohio Union Archie Griffin Ballroom, 1739 N. High St.