The South Big Data Innovation Hub supports the data science community through annual programs and regular series that bolster data science learning and bring together people in business, academia, and government who apply data science and analytics to solve problems. The South Hub’s major programs are the DataUp program, PEPI-G program, Seed Grant program, and Working Groups. These programs tap into the central goals of the South Hub around Education, Infrastructure, Partnership and Community by preparing institutions to teach data science, supporting faculty and student fellowships to connect with industry and government partners, as well as supporting the region in the convening of people and the cross-pollinating of ideas through seed grants.
- 3 Working Groups with 567 members representing 116 organizations
- DataUp provided on-campus data science training workshops to 150+ undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and staff
- PEPI-G partnered with 8 industry and 1 government partner to provide early career faculty, researchers, and upperclass undergraduates career development fellowships