Data Science Initiatives

COVID-19 Dashboards

Led by Farès el-Dahdah, director of the Humanities Research Center, a team of GIS specialists (Uilvim Ettore, Ualas Rohrer, and Bruno Sousa) at the Center for Research Computing's Spatial Studies Lab created a series of interactive dashboards for monitoring COVID-19 numbers, in HoustonTexas, and elsewhere in the world.

Data Science Expertise

Rice University is offering its expertise in data science and data analytics to the Houston community in using data to mitigate the impact of the pandemic.

Data Science Student Competition

Rice DataSci Club and the D2K Lab are hosting COVID-19 Houston Response Projects (CHRP), a data science competition to encourage all Rice students (grad and undergrad) to help solve pressing local challenges in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.