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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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September 11, 2017   |   News
TDAI to co-host Greg Shannon guest lecture

The College of Engineering, OCIO Enterprise Security, and the Translational Data Analytics Institute invite you to meet Dr. Greg Shannon at a Discovery Themes Lecture entitled “Tempering Trust: Cybersecurity and data...

September 6, 2017   |   News
TDAI's Mongeau to speak at NSF Midwest Big Data Hub All-Hands Meeting

TDAI Managing Director David Mongeau will be speaking at the NSF Midwest Big Data Hub’s All Hands Meeting as part of a panel about Education and Workforce Development, a key focus area of...

August 30, 2017   |   News
Presenters sought for Community Engagement Conference

Proposals for presenters are being sought for Ohio State’s inaugural Community Engagement Conference, Jan. 24 – 25 at the Ohio Union. The theme is “Partnering to Advance Health and Wellness.” The conference will bring together...

August 30, 2017   |   News
Wang, Kurtek to explore data structures, shapes, and dynamics

TDAI affiliates Yusu Wang and Sebastian Kurtek are co-principal investigators on a new interdisciplinary project that has been awarded $500,000 through Phase 1 of the NSF’s Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of...

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Resource Workshop for New Faculty, Session 3: Everything OSP: An Introduction to The Office of Sponsored Programs

9-10:30 a.m.
Research Commons (3rd floor, 18th Avenue Library, 175 W. 18th Ave.)

Talk: "Creating Computing Programs for Underrepresented Girls and Women"

4-6 p.m.
110 Ramseyer Hall

Resource Workshop for New Faculty, Session 4: Funding & Proposals: Research Resources & Services

9-10:30 a.m.
Research Commons (3rd floor, 18th Avenue 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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August 29, 2017   |   News
On the darknet, drug buyers aren’t looking for bargains

Trust is vital on drug-dealing sites, and key to disrupting them By: Jeff Grabmeier When drug users go online for the first time to buy opioids, they aren’t looking for the...

July 27, 2017   |   News
Advanced degree for big data gets support from big business

Translational Data Analytics Institute builds master’s degree program from scratch and seeks input from would-be employers By Chris Booker Office of University Communications As businesses move to a future where every...

May 5, 2017   |   News
TDA Institute established at Ohio State

Ohio State Executive Vice President and Provost Bruce McPheron announced today the creation of the Translational Data Analytics Institute at the university. “The institute represents a long-term commitment by Ohio State...

130faculty affiliates representing 47 disciplines 80existing and emerging community and industry partnerships 52new faculty recruited, across 9 colleges 1stresearch university to create a data analytics bachelor’s degree

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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Raghu Machiraju, PhD TDAI Faculty Director Translational data analytics is use-inspired, and it is important. It is about making research useful for the human condition. David Mongeau, MS, MBA TDAI Program Director Our faculty and students are so driven to deliver solutions that make a difference, you can’t help but be energized by TDAI. We’re making sure the university's unprecedented investment in data science and analytics matters.

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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