Workshop brings big ideas in data-infused computing to MSU

  • Aug 26, 2017
  • conference, Research, event, computation
  • Faculty & Staff, Research, CMSE

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The third annual Frontiers in Computing and Data Science workshop will be held Sept. 17-20 at Michigan State University. Sponsored by MSU's Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering, thiis year's event will focus on data-infused computing.

Scientists and visionaries from around the world will come together for the Michigan State University Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering’s (CMSE) third annual workshop on Sept. 17-20 at MSU’s Union Building.

Frontiers in Computing and Data Science is one of the first venues in the country to explore the intersection between data science and scientific computing. This year’s workshop will focus on data-infused computing.

“We are excited to be hosting our third workshop,” said Andrew Christlieb, MSU Foundation Professor and CMSE chair of the CMSE. “The workshop has served to spark new directions in research and serves as a touchstone for the department. Based on the successful outcomes of our pilot workshops in 2015 and 2016, we anticipate that the 2017 workshop series will result in fruitful scientific exchanges and new interdisciplinary collaborations from academia, industry and governmental agencies.”

The workshop’s unique format begins with high energy motivational talks followed by larger, open discussions of a proposed topic. Professors, graduate students and other industry and government professionals will have the opportunity to learn from, inspire, and network with each other.

In order to spark interdisciplinary discourse, the workshop builds in time for scientists and stakeholders to discuss current work and find ways to collaborate in the future. Specifically, CMSE’s workshop will focus on how data science informs knowledge of algorithms and extracts knowledge from big data in a wide variety of fields including medicine, astronomy, physics, computer architecture and climate change.

The registration deadline for the workshop is Aug. 31. For more information about Frontiers in Computing and Data Science and to register, go to www.egr.msu.edu/fcds2017/.