The School of Data Science comprises an interdisciplinary faculty team of leading academics in their areas. We offer Master of Science in Data Science (MSDS) and PhD programmes to meet the society’s demand for data science professionals.
Our MSDS aims to train data science professionals by blending a cross-disciplinary curriculum, experienced faculty, and an accomplished network of peers from the industry. Students are expected to gain and reflect extensive knowledge on identifying, analysing, and solving emerging real-life problems with the application of communication skills in professional language.
Our PhD programme aims to offer students solid fundamentals of data science in computer science, statistics and optimisation, and state-of-the-art knowledge of research frontiers in data science. Our research areas include:
- Learning theory and algorithms (including machine learning, statistical learning, etc.)
- Artificial intelligence
- Optimisation and control
- Smart City (including Internet of Things, blockchain, shared economy, transportation, etc.)
- Applications of data science (including business analytics, financial technology (FinTech), social media analytics, legal data analytics, healthcare systems, energy systems, etc.)