Data Science Push by Columbia University

The Columbia Spectator describes plans in a recent post about expansion of their engineering and data science schools.  Columbia’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) is making a big push to become a leader in the new data science field, planning for a huge expansion which include 1,000,000 square feet of additional space that would eventually stretch to a third building north of 131st Street, according to the Dean of SEAS, Feniosky Peña-Mora.

SEAS has been making moves to become one of the nation’s top engineering schools, making connections with New York City’s political leadership and also creating entrepreneurial residency programs to incubate startups.

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