News: Data Sciences Research

Nov
5
2021
During its regular fall meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents affirmed the framework for the next five years of Illuminate, the University’s strategic plan, including hiring 100 new faculty to accelerate the University toward Research 1 status as the preeminent Christian research university.
Oct
29
2021
Baylor and Harvard Researchers Partner in Long-Term, Global Study of Human Flourishing
Researchers at Harvard University and Baylor University launch the largest initiative of its kind to investigate the determinants of human flourishing in a $43.4 million, five-year longitudinal study of 240,000 individuals in 22 countries.
Oct
29
2021
WATCH: Baylor Announces Global Flourishing Study
Representatives from Baylor University, Harvard University, Gallup and the Center for Open Science announce the Global Flourishing Study, the only study of its kind on human flourishing and the largest funded research project in Baylor history.
Oct
15
2021
Baylor Recruits Han to Serve as Inaugural McCollum Family Chair in Data Sciences
Henry Han joins the Baylor faculty from Fordham, and provides data sciences leadership, building on a signature initiative of Baylor's R1 research roadmap.
Oct
12
2021
Academic Rigor, Industry Speed
Baylor’s industry-facing service centers facilitate industry partnerships that address hard problems. Core facilities like MTACC and ProtoLAB provide managed services on industry timelines for materials testing, prototyping services and more.
Sep
30
2021
Baylor Celebrates Completion of Fundraising Initiative Generating 14 New Chairs
Baylor announced the successful completion of the Baylor Academic Challenge, which generated significant support from alumni and donors to establish 14 new endowed faculty chairs and significantly advance the University’s strategic plan.
Sep
25
2021
A Preeminent Christian Research University
Baylor University's vision affirms that the world needs a preeminent Christian research university, addressing significant global challenges through top-tier research. Learn more about systemic growth across Baylor's research enterprise and advancement toward R1/Tier research status.
Sep
24
2021
Baylor University Recognizes National Research Administrator Day as University Advances R1 Research Progress
Baylor celebrates substantial research growth and all who make it possible on National Research Administrator Day, and launches a new brand campaign highlighting research marked by compassion, curiosity and courage.
Sep
24
2021
Transformative Data
Amanda Hering applies data-driven methods to transform the U.S. water system.
Jul
19
2021
Running the Gamut
Learn more about how Baylor professors and inventors are expanding the color palette available to creatives on digital cameras, stretching beyond traditional RGB broadcast color.
Jul
16
2021
Baylor Presents Significant R1 Progress Report at Board of Regents Meeting
Significant strides made over the past four years across numerous metrics have the University projected to achieve its R1 goals by 2024.
Jul
12
2021
Diapause as a Tool for Mosquito Suppression
Cheolho Sim, associate professor of biology, has dedicated his research towards suppressing mosquito populations and slowing the spread of disease. He recently earned an NSF grant to untangle the genetic roots of diapause.
Jun
29
2021
Grammar of the Genome
Taking tools and methods from computer science and applying them to solve fundamental biological questions, Mary Lauren Benton opens doors to analyses of DNA's influence on disease.
Jun
8
2021
Baylor Mathematician Earns Coveted NSF CAREER Award
Jameson Graber’s award, the first NSF CAREER award earned by a Baylor math faculty member, applies game theory and partial differential equations to high level societal questions.
Jun
3
2021
Baylor Researchers Introduce 6P Color Imaging System that Could Revolutionize TV, Cinema Storytelling
SMPTE, NASA among organizations at introduction of compatible system that transcends traditional color range, enables digital screens to display “colors within the colors” naturally seen by the human eye.
May
17
2021
Building Design with Health in Mind
The healthy building movement has created momentum for building designs to promote employee health, but there is a gap between theory and application. An interdisciplinary Baylor research team is bridging that gap through the development of software to incorporate evidence-based interventions into building design.
Apr
14
2021
Baylor Launches Nationwide Search for Endowed Chair Faculty
Five newly endowed positions, funded through the Baylor Academic Challenge, will provide strategic growth to Baylor academic programs and research as the University invests in R1 research output and infrastructure.
Feb
16
2021
Evolutionary History and Health in Bioinformatics
Tools of innovation, science and technology look to the future. To fully understand current and future health challenges, however, Mary Lauren Benton, Ph.D., assistant professor of bioinformatics, says history cannot be ignored.
Jan
28
2021
Baylor Continues Illuminate Progress, Research Growth in 2020
Amidst the challenges of presented in 2020, Baylor faculty "knocked it out of the park," exceeding significant research goals. A variety of research metrics and external honors, staff additions, new programs and more demonstrated substantial growth towards Baylor's Illuminate vision.
Jan
19
2021
Answering the Unknown
Discover how Baylor faculty, students and alumni apply statistical knowledge to the fight against COVID-19.
Jan
7
2021
Baylor Researchers Earn Grant to Study Impact of Urban Pollution on Thunderstorm Activity
An $890,000 Department of Energy grant will fund extensive research throughout Houston metro area over a three-year period to examine the relationship between pollution and convective cell thunderstorms.
Nov
6
2020
Applied Mathematics, From Engines to Outer Space
From combustion engines to black holes, Tim Sheng's applied math research demonstrates how mathematics provide interdisciplinary heft to tackle meaningful challenges in the physical world.
Nov
3
2020
Algorithmic Academics
A journey into the world of data sciences at Baylor University, from disciplines like statistical science, computer science, public health, information systems, Biblical studies and more.
Sep
25
2020
Upstream Approaches to Improve Health Outcomes
Kelly Ylitalo promotes community health through data-driven research partnerships.
Jun
25
2020
Baylor Faculty Earn Four NSF CAREER Development Awards
Baylor University’s drive toward Research 1 (R1) status received a major boost this spring as four faculty members earned prestigious CAREER development awards from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
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