Priority Areas

We organize our mission around our region’s Spokes and Rings.

A complete list of our NSF-funded projects is available here, which span six of the ten priority areas described below. Our Priority Areas were identified by community stakeholders at our inaugural Annual Workshop as key regional priorities for the Northeast.


Vertical priority areas centered around grand challenges identified by our stakeholders across the Northeast. Our founding Spokes are:


Cross-cutting horizontal priority areas fundamental to the seamless application of data science solutions to our grand challenges. Our founding Rings are: