IDSS and its industry connections work together to realize IDSS’s mission and goals—namely, to gather and analyze large sets of data, develop new models to effectively interpret, and ultimately, to use this data to inform solutions to real-world problems.

Possible opportunities for industry collaborators include:

  • involvement in IDSS’s External Advisory Board, which comprises representatives from academia and industry
  • access to IDSS students to work on selected challenges

If you would like more information about these opportunities please email

Current industry founding members include:

Booz Allen logo

IDSS collaborates with Booz Allen Hamilton in support of IDSS’s mission to address complex challenges by advancing education and research at the intersection of statistics, data science, information and decision systems, and social science. Read full news item.

Thomson Reuters logoAs a founding industry member of IDSS and a founding sponsor of IDSS’s finance initiative, Thomson Reuters will work with IDSS to advance innovation and research in applications of big data in the finance sector, including understanding, measuring, and mitigating financial risk. Read full news item.

worldquant logoWorldQuant is both a founding industry member of IDSS and a founding sponsor of IDSS’s finance initiative. (WorldQuant is also a sponsor of Solve and a participating sponsor of HUBweek.)  Read full news item.

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