The mission and vision of the Department of Data Science.
The Mission of the Department of Data Science is to
Educate students in a field that has ushered in a once-in-a-generation revolution, comparable to the industrial revolution and the original computing revolution.
Provide an environment for leading edge research that has a strong and rapid impact on the economy and that reestablishes New Jersey as a world leader in technological advancement.
Create a source of scholarship on the many technical, ethical, and privacy issues that ubiquitous data creation is constantly confronting us with.
Establish a center of technology knowledge and a "go to organization" to service data creators, providers, managers, curators, and users of the State and the Nation.
The data revolution has created novel challenges and unprecedented opportunities. The vision of the Department of Data Science is to create a first-class academic department that trains the next generation of students as data scientists who will solve these grand challenges and innovate through world-class research to take advantage of these opportunities.