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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104faculty affiliates representing 46 disciplines 80existing and emerging community and industry partnerships 39new 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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Raghu Machiraju, PhD TDA 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 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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November 30, 2016   |   News
What wind, currents, and geography tell us about how people first settled Oceania

Just look at a map of Remote Oceania – the region of the Pacific that contains Hawaii, New Zealand, Samoa, French Polynesia and Micronesia – and it’s hard not to...

November 21, 2016   |   News
Arora collaborating on NYC noise pollution project

TDA affiliate Anish Arora, professor of computer science and engineering and a specialist in sensor networks, is collaborating with scientists from New York University to examine noise pollution in New...

November 4, 2016   |   News
A science first: Measuring glaciers from the sky

Researchers from Ohio State recently returned from a journey measuring the internal temperatures of the Greenland ice sheet. What makes this feat so impressive is for the first time they...

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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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November 30, 2016   |   News
What wind, currents, and geography tell us about how people first settled Oceania

Just look at a map of Remote Oceania – the region of the Pacific that contains Hawaii, New Zealand, Samoa, French Polynesia and Micronesia – and it’s hard not to...

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