About Us

The West Big Data Hub’s mission is to build and strengthen partnerships across industry, academia, nonprofits, and government to address societal and scientific challenges, spur economic development, and foster a national big data ecosystem. Our programming is organized by functional disciplines and research initiatives spanning multiple disciplines. Click below to learn more about each, click for featured events, or click to browse all activities.

Thematic Areas

METRO / URBAN
DATA SCIENCE

Smart Cities, Transportation, Housing, Safety, Criminal Justice, Economic Development

SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY & LEARNING

Open Science, Education, Reproducibility, Workforce

PRECISION MEDICINE

Diagnostics, Treatment, Genomics, Environment / Exposome

NATURAL RESOURCES & HAZARDS

Disaster Response, Sustainability, Agriculture, Water, Energy

Cross-sectional Research Areas

GROUPS INTERESTED IN:

PUBLIC POLICY, EITHICS, PRIVACY, SECURITY, INFRASTRUCTURE & DATA SHARING