Research

Application Domains

“In order to understand things like power outages and bank failures, you still need electrical engineers and economists—but today you also need anthropologists and data scientists, too. Our ability to collect and aggregate data is already well beyond our ability to understand what it could tell us—and no single discipline, on its own, holds the keys to solving this problem.”  Munther Dahleh, IDSS Director (“Deans announce new Institute for Data, Systems, and Society”)

IDSS will take cross-disciplinary approaches to solving problems across a wide range of application domainsincluding energy systems, finance, health care, social networks, and urban systems.


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