Data Science, Analytics, and Visualization

Data Science, Analytics, and Visualization

Harnessing the potential of data science for world-changing social applications.

Research Projects

SCC-IRG Track 1: Inclusive Public Transit Toolkit to Assess Quality of Service Across Socioeconomic Status in Baltimore City

Principal Investigator(s): Vanessa Frias-Martinez
Improving public transit for lower-income individuals - who often endure complex, lengthy trips - by providing a methods, guidelines, and a toolkit to identify and characterize the challenges typical of such complex trips.

CRII: CHS: Investigating Multilingual Teams Communication and Collaborative Writing

Principal Investigator(s): Ge Gao
This project investigates new ways to create grounding in multilingual teams engaged in collaborative writing. It will improve understanding and develop new tools.

CHS: Medium: Collaborative Research: Teachable Activity Trackers for Older Adults

Principal Investigator(s): Eun Kyoung Choe
Pushing the boundaries of how personal tracking devices, such as smart watches, can better support older adults---by identifying what health/activities data would be most useful for older adults if tracked, how to collect/track this data, and utilizing this information to develop a new personalized, multimodal activity tracker.

Data Science, Analytics, and Visualization News

New Partnership Aims to Help UMD Further Diversify D.C. Region’s Tech Ecosystem

  • Press Release

    To increase female-identifying and non-binary students graduating with a tech degree at UMD by 12.5% in the next 5 years.

George Mason & University of Maryland to Leverage 311 Data for Increased DMV Resilience During a Pandemic

  • Press Release

    Funded by the NSF, the team aims to provide tools to governments to better respond to regional disasters and crises

UMAICS: Harnessing Data Science to Improve the Social Good, featuring Wei Ai

  • iSchool News

    Using machine learning techniques to influence positive behavior.