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

Dr. Nguyen receives NSF grant to turn social media activity into a disaster planning tool

Dr. Long Nguyen, assistant professor of computer science and data science, seeks to tie social media activity to aid emergency planning. The National Science Foundation CISE-MSI Research Expansion program has awarded him a $320,368 grant to pursue that goal.

Dr. Sian Proctor speaks at Meharry Data Science Summer Academy

Astronaut Dr. Sian Proctor visits Meharry Data Science Summer Academy students

Students attending the Meharry Data Science Summer Academy spent two weeks learning coding, robotics and NASA applications of programming and data science. On July 28, they enjoyed the unforgettable experience of meeting astronaut Dr. Sian Proctor, the first Black woman to pilot a spacecraft.

Meharry Data Science Summer Academy and Dr. Sian Proctor

Meharry data science summer academy opens students eyes to bright future

On July 17 – 29, 17 students mostly from underrepresented backgrounds, learned to apply coding and data science to robotics on the Meharry Medical College campus.

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