The D4 training program will provide an inclusive training on trustworthy data science. It will be available for students who pursue graduate degrees and concurrent BS/MS degrees. Fellowship is available for underrepresented groups of students in STEM graduate programs, such as women and minority students. The training program consists of a boot camp, course work, research experience, seminars, and industry experiential learning experience. The training program can be completed in three semesters.
Admitted trainees may be selected for a 12 month financial package which includes a $34,000 stipend, tuition waiver, & health insurance.
Eligibility requirements for funding are:
- BS/MS student or MS, PhD student at ISU
- Research interest related to Data Science
- At least 2 years of study remaining
- U.S. Citizen or a permanent resident
The traineeship is funded by National Science Foundation Award No. 2152117
Benefits to trainees
Trainees will be able to
- Identify risks to and measures of trustworthiness of data science lifecycles defined as the processes that plan for, acquire, manage, analyze, and infer from data collectively
- Conduct research to improve trustworthiness of data science lifecycles.
- Involve domain experts in biological science and bioengineering for data driven decisions from biological data.
- Learn about applications of data science lifecycles in practice.
- Recognize ethical issues arising during different stages of data science lifecycles and make ethical decisions.
- Communicate the knowledge, the research, and the findings to stakeholders.
- Contribute as effective members of multidisciplinary teams.