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Data and Decisions

Our team seeks to advance the human condition and society with better decisions through data.

Data and Decisions, Destination Areas, Virginia Tech

Data and Decisions Request for Concepts

The three proposals selected (below) include collaborations with faculty from the University library’s and five of the colleges within Virginia tech: Liberal Arts and Human Science, Science, Engineering, Business, and Veterinary Medicine.

Developing a Novel Dataset of Hazard Narratives, for Injury Prevention, through analysis of Online Reviews of Mobility-Related Products for Older Adults Alan Abrahams (Department of Business) with Laura Sands (Department of Human Development and Family Science)

Investor Sentiment, Market Frictions, and Short Selling Alec Smith (Economics) with Brad Paye (Finance)

A Hybrid Evolutionary Algorithm to Accelerate Late-Stage Functionalization: Validation and Improving Drug Leads Utilizing SARS-CoV-2 Mpro as a Target Anne M. Brown (Research and Informatics, University Libraries) with Sanket Deshmukh (Chemical Engineering), Andrew Lowell (Chemistry), and James Weger-Lucarelli (Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology)

Data and Decisions News

VTNews: Using big data to optimize the Washington, D.C., transit system
Brian Mayer, a research associate in the Discovery Analytics Center, partners with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority to use big data to help the Metro run more efficiently.
February 25, 2020

Market Watch: Do you use Times New Roman? People might think you’re a Trump supporter, according to this study

January 29, 2020

Photo courtesy of Market Watch.

CNN: In these polarized times, people see even fonts as liberal or conservative

January 28, 2020

Photo courtesy of CNN.