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DataJam will return to CSUN on September 21, 2018!

On September 21st, CSUN will launch its second annual DataJam. Open to all CSUN students, teams across disciplines will manipulate, analyze, and visualize data in response to challenges faced by the LA region. Teams will present their solutions in competition on October 11th. Stay tuned for more details! 

See the DataJam Awards below for the list of honorees in 2017!

DataJam Awards!!!

We are very pleased to announce the teams who earned top honors at CSUN DataJam 2017!

Best Use of Statistical Analysis: Data Busters
Antranik Kirakosian / Jose Sotelo / Rebecca Esquenazi / Ryan LaSalle-Castro / Paul Choi

Best Use of Predictive Modeling: The Aliens
Norman Chemla / Daniel Perez / Juan Xing / John Darian

Best Use of External Data: Abnormal Distributions
Matthew Leitao / Kirsten Reyna / Daniel Larranaga / Raana Manavi / Jasmine Awad

Best Use of Reproducible Research: The Infinite Limits
Jeffrey Limbacher / Evan Habbershaw / Robert Cholvin

Judges Choice - TIE: Abnormal Distributions and The Aliens

Congratulations to all of our DataJam participants for a job well done!!!

Student Team Information

Details forthcoming.

Launch - September 21st

Details forthcoming.

Workshop Schedule

Details forthcoming.

Competition Day - October 11th

Details forthcoming.

Introduction to Data Science

In case you were unable to attend the workshop on October 6th, 2017, we have provided the link to Professor Wayne Smith's presentation, "Introduction to Data Science." 

Award Categories & Judging Criteria

Details forthcoming.

DataJam Committee

Many thanks to our DataJam 2017 Committee!

  • Andrew Ainsworth (Psychology, CARE)
  • Elizabeth Altman (Oviatt Library)
  • Ravi Abrol (Chemistry/Biochemistry)
  • Meeta Banerjee (Psychology)
  • Julie Coveney (CARE)
  • Jocelyn Dugan (student assistant, graduated)
  • Steve Fitzgerald (META+LAB)
  • Helen Heinrich (Information Technology)
  • Sherrie Hixon (Research & Graduate Studies)
  • Charissa Jefferson (Oviatt Library)
  • Crist Khachikian (Research & Graduate Studies)
  • Megha Patel (Research & Graduate Studies)
  • Erika Reyes (Research & Graduate Studies)
  • Seyed Sajjadi (student)
  • Wayne Smith (Management)
  • Andrew Weiss (Oviatt Library)
  • Jeffrey Wiegley (Computer Science)
  • Deone Zell (Information Technology)