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An inclusive community for catalyzing and scaling data science for social needs

WHO WE ARE

The West Big Data Innovation Hub, one of four regional hubs funded by the National Science Foundation, includes contributors and data enthusiasts from Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, and a global network of partners.

WHAT WE DO

Our mission is to build and strengthen strategic partnerships across academia, industry, nonprofits, and government — connecting research, education, and practice to harness the data revolution.

HOW TO JOIN US

The West Hub is your Hub. Whether it is participating in a data challenge or carpentry workshop or working towards a more resilient water future—and everything in between—we invite you to join our diverse and growing team of stakeholders that envisions a community empowered to contribute to a thriving West.

PRIORITIES

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Raise awareness of regional opportunities, inspiring new contributions and commitments

Catalyze team formation across academia, industry, nonprofits, and government

 Develop and enable translational data science pilot projects in our thematic areas

Support data science education, training, and workforce development

FEATURED WORK

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West Hub Impacts

 

Key impacts of a decade-long project to accelerate societally impactful data innovation

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COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT

The West Hub has an array of affiliates throughout the western states. Click on each state for a glimpse of "big data" spotlights.

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San Diego Supercomputer Center Co-Leads Research Acceleration Day at University of Montana

The University of Montana (UM) recently hosted a Research Acceleration Day, which was co-led by the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at UC San Diego. Specifically, West Hub Principal Investigator Christine Kirkpatrick worked with University of Wisconsin-Madison Research Computing Facilitator Rachel Lombardi and UM Research Computing Support Supervisor Michael Couso for a day-long hybrid workshop for more than 40 participants.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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The Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute

The Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute’s career services platform allows employers to connect with an array of data science students. Services include the ability to post available positions and review resumes. For more information, refer to https://datascience.ucsd.edu/industry/access-to-talent/.

CONTACT US

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What can the West Hub do for you?

Please e-mail us with your inquiries at

info@westbigdatahub.org

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