February 6, 2018

The Berkeley Distinguished Lectures in Data Science, co-hosted by the Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS) and the Berkeley Division of Data Sciences, return this month for the Spring 2018 series.  Upcoming lectures feature UC Berkeley faculty doing visionary research that illustrates the character of the ongoing data, computational, inferential revolution.  It is our hope that this series will engage our diverse campus community and enrich active connections among colleagues campus-wide.  All campus community members are welcome and encouraged to attend.  

Where: 190 Doe Library, UC Berkeley
When: Tuesday's at 4:10-5:00 PM 
Arrive at 3:30 PM for light refreshments and discussion prior to the formal presentation.

Joe Hellerstein

Supporting the Data Science Lifecycle

JOE HELLERSTEIN - Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

February 13

Sol Hsiang

Planetary Management in the Anthropocene: Data Science and Global Policy

SOL HSIANG - Chancellor’s Associate Professor of Public Policy, Goldman School of Public Policy

February 20


Maggi Kelly

Spatial Data Science: Mapping for Impact

MAGGI KELLY - Professor, Environmental Science, Policy, and Management

February 27

Marta Gonzalez

Modeling and Planning Urban Systems with Novel Data Sources

MARTA GONZALEZ - Associate Professor, City and Regional Planning

March 13


Fernando Perez

Project Jupyter: Architecture and Evolution of an Open Platform for Modern Data Science

FERNANDO PEREZ - Assistant Professor, Statistics Department

April 17


Rachel Morello-Frosch

Equity and the Environment: What’s the connection?

RACHEL MORELLO-FROSCH - Professor; Environmental Science, Policy, and Management

April 24


Paul Waddell

Leveraging Data Science to Address Housing Affordability

PAUL WADDELL - Professor, City and Regional Planning

May 1