Upcoming events
Computation-Enabled Design for the Chicago Lakeside Development
LakeSim prototype will connect urban planning with scientific models for large-scale development, such as the 600-acre Chicago Lakeside Development on the city's South Side...
Eric Schmidt & Obama Chief Data Scientist Bring Data Fellowship to Chicago
The Eric & Wendy Schmidt Data Science for Social Good summer fellowship is a new University of Chicago program where 36 aspiring data scientists will work on machine learning and data science projects with social impact.
Brett Goldstein, CIO for City of Chicago, joins Chicago Harris, UrbanCCD
Brett Goldstein, Chief Data and Information Officer for the City of Chicago, has been named the inaugural recipient of the Fellowship in Urban Science at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy...

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The Computation Institute is an intellectual nexus and resource center for scholars from multiple disciplines building and applying computational platforms for science.
Read about our transformative work on the ScaleOut blog:
A Computerized Hunt for Cancer Classifiers
Finding a better way to fight cancer doesn’t always mean discovering a new drug or surgical technique. Sometimes just defining the disease in greater detail can make a... [read more] - Posted on August 20, 2013 @ 12:28 pm
DSSG: Projects in Progress
As the Data Science for Social Good fellowship enters its final month, many of the projects with nonprofit organizations and government agencies are picking up momentum. At... [read more] - Posted on August 2, 2013 @ 5:03 pm
How Water Changes the (K+) Channel
By Kevin Jiang, University of Chicago Medicine Just 12 molecules of water cause the long post-activation recovery period required by potassium ion channels before they can... [read more] - Posted on July 29, 2013 @ 12:51 pm
John Lafferty: Teaching Computers to Learn
Learning a subject well means moving beyond the recitation of facts to a deeper knowledge that can be applied to new problems. Designing computers that can transcend rote... [read more] - Posted on July 23, 2013 @ 9:48 am