Berkeley Distinguished Lectures in Data Science - Spring 2018 Series

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: Tuesdays at 4:10-5:00 PM 
Arrive at 3:30 PM for light refreshments and discussion prior to the formal presentation.

Joe Hellerstein

February 13

Supporting the Data Science Lifecycle

Joe hellerstein
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences
Sol Hsiang

February 20

Planetary Management in the Anthropocene: Data Science and Global Policy

Sol Hsiang
Chancellor’s Associate Professor of Public Policy, Goldman School of Public Policy
Maggi Kelly

February 27

Spatial Data Science: Mapping for Impact

Maggi Kelly
Professor, Environmental Science, Policy, and Management
Marta Gonzalez

March 20 (Rescheduled from March 13, 2018)

Modeling and Planning Urban Systems with Novel Data Sources

Marta Gonzalez
Associate Professor, City and Regional Planning
Fernando Perez

April 17

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

Fernando Perez
Assistant Professor, Statistics Department
Rachel Morello-Frosch

April 24

Equity and the Environment: What’s the connection?

Rachel Morello-Frosch
Professor; Environmental Science, Policy, and Management
Paul Waddell

May 1

Leveraging Data Science to Address Housing Affordability

Paul Waddell
Professor, City and Regional Planning


Featured Fellows

Sol Hsiang

Goldman School of Public Policy
BIDS Alum – Senior Fellow

Maggi Kelly

Environmental Science, Policy, & Management; Geospatial Innovation Facility, UC Berkeley
Faculty Affiliate

Fernando Pérez

Statistics, UC Berkeley; Data Science and Technology, LBNL
Faculty Affiliate

Paul Waddell

City & Regional Planning
BIDS Alum - Senior Fellow