News Archive

  • 03/2017: Awarded Northwestern Data Science Initiative Grant: Social Media mining of caregiver experiences: Opportunity for preventing caregiver burnout.
  • 07/2016: Awarded Northwestern Data Science Initiative Grant: Data-driven analytics for understanding processing-structure-property-performance relationships in steel alloys. Northwestern news article available here.
  • 07/2016: Co-awarded Northwestern Data Science Initiative Grant: Scaling up the screening of molecular networks in the rational design of optically active materials
  • 05/2016: Featured in the introductory video to the APL Materials special issue on Materials Genome Initiative. Northwestern news article available here.
  • 05/2016: Gave an invited talk at APS/CNM Users Meeting 2016 at Argonne National Lab: Data-driven materials science enabling large-scale property prediction and optimization
  • 04/2016: Media coverage of APL Materials article and interview with Next Platform on the future of materials science. Northwestern news article available here.
  • 04/2016: Invited paper on materials informatics published in APL Materials: Perspective: Materials informatics and big data: Realization of the “fourth paradigm” of science in materials science.
  • 04/2016: Gave an invited talk at University of Chicago Outcomes Research Workshop: Big data analytics in medicine and healthcare: Analyzing electronic healthcare records, sequence data, social media, and more
  • 02/2016: Gave an invited talk at TMS 2016: Towards Better Efficiency and Accuracy: Data Mining for Prediction and Optimization in Materials System Design
  • 07/2015: Co-awarded DARPA SIMPLEX grant: Data-driven Discovery of Novel Thermoelectric Materials
  • 07/2015: Co-awarded DOE grant: Scalable, In-situ Clustering and Data Analysis for Extreme Scale Scientific Computing
  • 03/2015: Lung cancer outcome calculator becomes highly accessed: Getting hits from 17 countries, including several medical schools and hospitals
  • 02/2015: Recently published IMMI article achieves “highly accessed” status
  • 07/2014: Gave an invited talk at Gordon Betty Moore Foundation, Palo Alto: High Performance Big Data Analytics for Data-Driven Discovery in Natural Sciences (As one of 30 finalists out of 1000+ applicants)
  • 05/2014: Co-awarded NSF grant: SHF:Medium:Collaborative Research: Scalable Algorithms for Spatio-temporal Data Analysis
  • 12/2013: Co-awarded NIST grant: Advanced Materials Center for Excellence: Center for Hierarchical Materials Design (CHiMaD)
  • 08/2013: Analysis of Chicago hospitals costs reveals interesting insights
  • 08/2013: Co-awarded NSF grant: EAGER: Scalable Big Data Analytics
  • 10/2012: Co-awarded AFOSR grant: MURI: MANAGING THE MOSAIC OF MICROSTRUCTURE: Image analysis, data structures, mathematical theory of microstructure, and hardware for the structure-property relationship
  • 01/2012: Co-awarded DOE grant: Scalable Data Management, Analysis, and Visualization (SDAV) Institute
  • 08/2011: Co-awarded NSF grant: EAGER: Discovering Knowledge from Scientific Research Networks