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Health data science degree approved by IU Board of Trustees

INDIANAPOLIS -- Students will have the option to earn a minor in computer science from the Department of Computer and Information Science.

The Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis will offer the health data science degree in partnership with the School of Science's Department of Computer and Information Science and the IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI.

Data science is a burgeoning interdisciplinary field requiring a diverse set of skills to extract knowledge and insights from data.

Ten Science and Math Doctoral Degrees Now Awarded from IUPUI Campus

INDIANAPOLIS -- The decisions mean that six Purdue science and math doctoral degrees will now be awarded from the Indianapolis campus, reflecting the programs' national prominence and success in obtaining external funding. These are long existing programs that have graduated many successful students.Previously, students enrolled in these programs at IUPUI but the degrees were credited to the West Lafayette campus.

IUPUI continues efforts to strengthen pipeline of excellent STEM teachers

School of Science honors record number of graduates in 2016

INDIANAPOLIS — The graduating class of 2016 consists of a record 582 bachelor's degree recipients, 153 master's degree recipients and 30 doctoral degree recipients.

School of Science Dean Simon Rhodes introduced the class of 2016 with a few remarks about the impact an IUPUI education has.

Computer science faculty member receives 2016 Research Frontiers Trailblazer Award

INDIANAPOLIS -- Gavriil Tsechpenakis, associate professor, Department of Computer and Information Science, School of Science at IUPUI; and Dr. Carmella Evans-Molina, associate professor, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine. 

School of Science announces record number of Top 100 Students for 2016

INDIANAPOLIS – "We congratulate all of the Top 100 honorees," said School of Science Dean Simon Rhodes. "At IUPUI and in the School of Science, our students combine academic excellence with a unique environment where they can also develop remarkable research, leadership and community engagement skills".

2016 IUPUI Computer Science Day

INDIANAPOLIS — Through this event, IUPUI School of Science is meeting President Barack Obama’s initiative Computer Science for All,which seeks to empower K-12 students to become active citizens in our technology-driven world.

NSF grants $1.1M to IUPUI for nanotech camp for high school students, teachers

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Nanotechnology Experiences for Students and Teachers program, aimed to provide STEM education for underrepresented minorities, will introduce area high school students and high school teachers to the field of nanotechnology via concentrated two-week summer programs coupled with academic-year mentoring, support and research opportunities. 

IUPUI develops technique for detection of illicit enhancement of racing tire performance

INDIANAPOLIS -- Using a technique they developed specially for this purpose, the IUPUI researchers, led by principal investigator John Goodpaster, Forensic and Investigative Sciences director and associate professor of chemistry and chemical biology, analyzed tires from the vehicles of first-, second- and third-place finishers of midget car races across the United States. Approximately 15 percent tested positive for illicit chemical treatment.

 

IUPUI's James Hill among youngest African-American tenured professors in computer science

INDIANAPOLIS -- Hill gained that distinction in August, when his tenure appointment in the School of Science took effect. At the time, he was 33 years and five months old. Because of differences in complex university systems, it is challenging to say who is the youngest African-American to become a tenured professor in computer science, but all indications are that Hill is among the two or three youngest to achieve that mark.

The thought that he might attain this distinction came up as he was about to receive his doctorate at Vanderbilt University in 2009.

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