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It does if you make it work for you.

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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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December 5, 2017   |   News
New data visualization book: Know thy audience

When it comes to data visualization, meaning is in the eye of the beholder. For this reason, knowing your audience is critical for creating data visualizations that fulfill their purpose....

November 30, 2017   |   News
Unique mix: Researchers and stakeholders consider big data use in criminal justice

An event this fall at Moritz College of Law brought together an unprecedented mix of participants to examine the use of big data in the criminal justice system. Academics who...

November 21, 2017   |   News
​More money, education only makes discrimination worse for minorities

Study author says racism could help explain persistent health disparities By Misti Crane Upwardly mobile blacks and Hispanics are more likely to experience racial discrimination than their socioeconomically stable peers,...

November 17, 2017   |   News
Invaluable collaborations with Fujitsu Labs

Fujitsu Laboratories of America helped advance TDAI’s twin priorities of workforce development and data science research on an individual level when it hosted two Ohio State computer scientists earlier this...

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Researcher Networking: "Research, Short and Sweet"

5-7 p.m.
STEAM Factory, 400 W. Rich St.

ASA Symposium on Data Science and Statistics

Reston, Virginia

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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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November 21, 2017   |   News
​More money, education only makes discrimination worse for minorities

Study author says racism could help explain persistent health disparities By Misti Crane Upwardly mobile blacks and Hispanics are more likely to experience racial discrimination than their socioeconomically stable peers,...

November 15, 2017   |   News
New partnership links datasets to improve food systems

Perhaps you’re eating an apple while reading this. How did that apple arrive at your hand? How far did it travel to get to your grocery store, cafeteria, or farmer’s...

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...

127faculty affiliates representing 48 disciplines 80existing and emerging community and industry partnerships 54new 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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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. David Mongeau, MS, MBA TDAI Managing 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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