American Family Funding Initiative Awards

Nine teams of UW-Madison faculty and collaborators have been awarded nearly one million dollars through the American Family Funding Initiative for data science projects ranging from furthering third-wave artificial intelligence to supporting student entrepreneurship.

Data science, computing and artificial intelligence are rapidly growing fields, motivated by the increasing availability of masses of unstructured data, scalable cloud computing and new modeling tools for advancing scientific discovery. American Family Insurance has partnered with UW through the American Family Insurance Data Science Institute (DSI) to offer mini grants of $75-150K per year for data science research at UW-Madison.

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