Public Informatics Program director Jim Samuel talks about his path to studying the Big Data phenomenon, the future of informatics and artificial intelligence, and what the arrival of Chat GPT means for society.
Research: Pandemic Vulnerability Index of US Cities: A Hybrid Knowledge-based and Data-driven Approach
Cities become mission-critical zones during pandemics and it is vital to develop a better understanding of the factors that are associated with infection levels. A new study examines 41 variables and their potential influence on COVID-19 cases and fatalities.
Crowdsourcing tools exist to solve real problems, enabling planners to study cities by providing new and better access to spatial data,
Autonomous vehicles will bring both powerful solutions and incredible challenges to the future of transportation.
In early September the Bloustein School welcomed Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland, MIT Professor and director of
Alex Pentland of MIT Media Lab to discuss resources in big data that will transform future of policy and planning
Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland, co-creator of the MIT Media Lab, founder of the MIT Connection Science and Human Dynamics Labs, and director of the Media Lab Entrepreneurship Program at MIT will discuss
The Bloustein School has launched a new big data master’s program and is recruiting its first class of students to start in fall 2019. The Master of Urban and Public Informatics program (MPI) will provide the vehicle for educating students in the competencies needed...