big data

Eleanor Mattern in a black shirt, with a blurred out Oakland in the background
Meet Eleanor “Nora” Mattern, chair of the upcoming Year of Data and Society initiative.
The National Science Foundation recently awarded a team led by engineer Heng Huang $1.18 million to use machine learning to predict postoperative complications and patient outcomes.
Khoja and Freburger at a computer
Physical therapy professor Janet Freburger and postdoctoral associate Samannaaz Khoja are analyzing a large national data set to improve care for patients after they leave the hospital.