Hub Announcements


National Science Foundation (NSF) Awards $2 Million for COVID Information Commons Extension for Pandemic Recovery (CIC-E) 

New York, NY – October 5, 2021 The COVID Information Commons (CIC) project, a program led by the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub in the Data Science Institute at Columbia University, in collaboration with the Midwest Big Data Innovation Hub, the South Big Innovation Data Hub, and the West Big […]

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Welcome to the new nebigdatahub.org!

Following the announcement of our new strategic plan on June 1st, our leadership team and collaborators have been hard at work turning strategy into practice. As operations manager and head of communications at the Northeast Hub, I always want to ensure their ingenuity is fully reflected and celebrated on our […]

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Introducing our new Executive Director, Florence Hudson

The Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub is excited to announce Florence Hudson as our new Executive Director. Florence has been engaged with the Northeast Hub since its founding – as a Steering Committee member, special advisor for Next Generation Internet, and a member of the Northeast and All Hubs Strategic Working Groups. As an aerospace and […]


Funding Awarded for First Round of NEBDIH-Sponsored Big Data Workshops

As part of our mission to address high-priority challenges with data-driven solutions, the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub put out a call for workshop proposals this spring. We sought to support community-driven workshops that are designed to plan and develop Big Data projects, and are delighted to announce our first […]

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UMass Amherst, WPI, Penn announce winners of Northeast big data competition

Winning Schemes for Predicting Student Interest in Science  UMass Amherst, WPI, Penn announce winners of Northeast big data competition AMHERST, Mass. – After a year-long, global data-mining competition, organizers today awarded the top three winning teams from Hong Kong, Japan and Michigan at the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Northeast Big […]


$6M from Microsoft to NSF-funded Big Data Hubs and BIGDATA

Over on the Microsoft Azure Blog, Vani Mandava (Director, Data Science Research, Microsoft Research) highlights Microsoft’s partnership with NSF-funded big data initiatives including the Big Data Hubs. Microsoft has committed $6 million in cloud credits to support data science innovation across these programs, including the Northeast Big Data Hub’s Health Spoke […]

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