The School of Applied Computational Sciences advances scholarship in key domains of computational sciences by Innovating through academic excellence and impactful research, Connecting to key health care industries, businesses, influencers, and thought leaders in the areas of computational science, and Serving society at large.

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Ph.D. Biomedical Data Science

Learn to discover new knowledge from biomedical data sets and conduct research to develop new technologies and novel data analysis methods.

Learn to discover new knowledge from biomedical data sets and conduct research to develop new technologies and novel data analysis methods.

M.S. Data Science

Acquire the expertise and skills that will position you as the sought-after data science professional.

Acquire the expertise and skills that will position you as the sought-after data science professional.

M.S. Biomedical Data Science

Learn to harness big data, precision modeling informatics, biostatistics and other aspects of data science to positively impact health care and public health.

Learn to harness big data, precision modeling informatics, biostatistics and other aspects of data science to positively impact health care.

Innovative academic programs and research

Our Research and Development faculty apply big data techniques to addressing COVID-19, improving patient care, understanding health inequities and other complex health care issues.

Our Research and Development faculty apply big data techniques to addressing COVID-19, improving patient care, understanding health inequities and other complex health care issues.

Our research labs are intentionally multidisciplinary to align with other wet experimental labs or research interests across Meharry’s schools.

Our research labs are intentionally multidisciplinary to align with other wet experimental labs or research interests across Meharry’s schools.

We collaborate with our colleagues at Meharry Medical College as well as businesses and organizations in the health care and technology communities in Nashville and beyond.

We collaborate with our colleagues at Meharry Medical College as well as businesses and organizations in the health care and technology communities in Nashville and beyond.

RECENT NEWS

data science academics and research

Ghosh helps develop SoftDrone technology to improve UAV service for health care and emergency situations

UAV- guided service delivery, combined with 5G communication networks, provides new methods to supply real-time services for disaster management systems and e-healthcare monitoring. However, the networks that serve UAVs still face issues of low service and delays due to limited resources. Dr. Uttam Ghosh, associate professor of cybersecurity, and colleagues used machine learning techniques to develop a solution.

NASA grant funds new Meharry Data Science Summer Academy

A grant from the NASA Minority University Research and Education project is funding a new Meharry summer program designed to expose underrepresented high school students to NASA research and data science tools.

data science academics and research

Nguyen helps develop model that can quickly streamline treatment and resources for COVID-19 patients

Dr. Long Nguyen and colleagues use wearable technology data and introduce a model withlong-short term memory and deep neural network to identify and predict COVID-19 stages. Their work helps identify patients that will need hospital treatment, prioritizing hospital resources while still caring for other patients at home.

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