Industry Affiliates

Industry Affiliates Program

Industry Affiliates Program (IAP)
membership will offer the following benefits:
  • Interactions with Students
  • Interactions with Faculty
  • Sponsored Research Opportunities
  • Consortia Membership
  • Executive Training
  • Matching Grant Program
  • Philanthropic Opportunities
  • Multimedia Visibility
  • Affiliates Only Website

The mission of Institute for Data Sciences and Engineering (IDSE) is to function as an engine of translational research and education in the data sciences and a source of technology projects that are highly relevant to industry. To achieve this mission, the Institute actively engages industry partners across a broad spectrum to develop mutually beneficial interactions. These engagements are structured around an Industry Affiliates Program (IAP).

The IAP will work with companies to identify specific goals for their relationship with the Institute and will facilitate interactions that meet these goals.

Members all join at the same level and are entitled to all of the benefits listed. This level can be expanded upon according to the desired degree of engagement with the Institute. 

The Institute for Data Sciences and Engineering entertains many types of relationships with companies. Most of these are captured by the Industry Affiliates Program, however we are open to discuss other types of relationships with corporations.

Data Sciences Launch

Seeded by an award from New York City’s Economic Development Corporation, the Institute for Data Sciences will collaborate closely with industry and other partners to translate data into informational discoveries that offer tremendous potential in society, commercial enterprise, and workforce development.

The Institute is a truly interdisciplinary effort – encompassing nine schools at the university. Through integration of mathematical, statistical, and computer science foundations with other fields of endeavor, the Institute will enable better healthcare, smarter cities, new media, secure communications and data-driven innovation in the finance and public sectors.

For more information about this program, please contact us at industry@idse.columbia.edu.


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