The Institute of Computing and Cybersystems will present a Distinguished Lecture by Dr. Philip E. Bourne on Friday, November 5, 2021, at 3:00 p.m., on the Michigan Tech campus. Dr. Bourne is the Stephenson Founding Dean of the School of Data Science and Professor of Data Science Biomedical Engineering at the University of Virginia.
Dr. Bourne leads a range of initiatives to encourage and facilitate the use of big data in large-scale research across the scientific and technological disciplines, with special emphasis on structural bioinformatics and systems pharmacology. He has done exceptional work to make biomedical research accessible, as well as to advance the field of data science.
His current research focuses on data science methods applied to systems pharmacology structural bioinformatics and scholarly communication. He has a strong interest in helping the next generation through the Ten Simple Rules series of professional development articles and his work as Dean of one of the few data science schools worldwide where new models of higher education are being emphasized.