big data

Sep 28, 2016  |  The Abstract

NC State Leads NSF Program to Train Future Leaders at Nexus of Big Data and Materials Science

NC State and NC Central are launching an NSF-funded program to create a new generation of scientists who work at the crossroads of big data and materials science.

Jun 1, 2016  |  Events

Sign Up for ‘Data Matters’ Short Course

The Data Science Initiative at NC State is sponsoring “Data Matters: Data Science Short Course Series,” a week-long series of classes for faculty, staff, students, researchers and others who wish to increase their skills in data analytics and integrate data science methods into their research designs and skillsets.

Feb 15, 2016  |  The Abstract

Sci and Spy: Studying Collaboration Between the Research and Intelligence Communities

When NC State and the NSA created the joint Laboratory for Analytical Sciences, they soon discovered that a funny thing happens when academic researchers collaborate with the intelligence community: they feel like they’re being spied on.

Feb 2, 2015

Under the Skin: Big Data at Work

Big data: it's a search for lots of needles in many, many haystacks. In the bioinformatics faculty cluster, NC State researchers mine data for clues to cystic fibrosis, human responses to toxins and more.

Aug 11, 2014  |  Research and Innovation

SAS Signs Research Partnership

SAS and NC State ink an agreement that will boost research and enhance opportunities for students in big data.

Nov 5, 2013  |  Campus Life

Smarter Searching

A new technique developed at NC State helps search engines return personalized results.

Oct 17, 2013

NC State Hosts Big Data’s Big Star

Nate Silver, who emerged during the 2012 presidential election as America's best-known statistician, discussed his field, his future plans and his philosophy before a lecture at NC State.

Aug 15, 2013

NC State Partners With National Security Agency on Big-Data Lab

Solutions to some of the world's most pressing challenges lie in reams of data. The National Security Agency has tapped NC State to host a lab where bright minds from government, academia and business will unite to find those solutions.

Aug 15, 2013

NC State Partners With National Security Agency on Big-Data Lab

North Carolina State University Chancellor Randy Woodson today announced a new partnership with the National Security Agency (NSA) to create the Laboratory for Analytic Sciences (LAS) on NC State’s Centennial Campus. The lab will bring together some of the brightest […]

Aug 8, 2013

Writing the Book on How to Use ‘Big Data’

NC State students wrote the book on analyzing “big data” – sifting useful information out of the sea of business, personal and other data available online and elsewhere. Or at least they’ve written a book about mining that big data. […]