Data Science Institute

Data Science Institute at Brown

The mission of the Data Science Institute (DSI) at Brown is to stimulate innovation and support people aspiring to improve lives in our data-driven world.

DSI engages people across campus and beyond, to: 


  • Educate all in data fluency and advanced area-specific applications of data science methods 
  • Stimulate large-scale multidisciplinary research developing and applying data science methods to multiple data modalities
  • Ensure that the power of data be leveraged toward a more equitable society

Recent News

Get to know Karianne Bergen, Assistant Professor of Data Science and Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences and DSI Director of Postdoctoral Engagement.
Read Article
Get to know Suresh Venkatasubramanian, Deputy Director of the Data Science Institute, Professor of Data Science and Computer Science, and Director of the Center for Technological Responsibility, Reimagination, and Redesign.
Read Article
DSI celebrates our 2024 graduating students with an Undergrad and PhD Lunch and a Master's Dinner during Commencement Weekend. Congratulations to our graduating students!
Read Article

Academic Programs

Undergraduate Programs

Data Science options for undergraduates include a Certificate in Data Fluency and the Data Science Fellows program trains undergraduates to collaborate with faculty to build more data science into course curricula.

Graduate Programs

DSI offers a master's degree in Data Science and a doctoral certificate, designed for students from a broad range of educational and work backgrounds.

Research Centers