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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Research funding available from American Family Insurance

Data science, computing and AI are now core components of industry, motivated by the increasing availability of masses of unstructured data, scalable cloud computing, new modeling tools, and the ongoing drive for operational efficiency and cost reduction. American Family has partnered with UW through the American Family Insurance Data Science Institute (DSI) to offer multiple mini grants of $75-150K per year to faculty and staff with PI status. The range of topics of interest span the four campus divisions, ranging from behavioral economics to signal processing to data integration to fraud analytics. The application deadline is March 27, 2020 and additional details are available here.