About The Center for Data Science and Analytics
The Center for Data Science and Analytics (CDSA) is the focal point for applied interdisciplinary analytical research at Kennesaw State University. Housed in the School of Data Science and Analytics, CDSA engages affiliated faculty from across the university’s eleven colleges to execute cutting edge research to address current challenges and opportunities related to big data and data science. Everything we do is guided by the motto, “Students First”.
To assist the faculty, CDSA employs Ph.D. students in Data Science and Analytics, as well as masters students from several affiliated analytics programs, to work on research sponsored by commercial and governmental agencies along with initiatives that engage with the local community for social good.
The Center for Data Science and Analytics offers a range of options for both organizations and individuals to get involved. These include research labs that solve real-world problems in partnership with sponsoring organizations, employee upskilling workshops, online certificate programs, student mentoring programs, networking events, and more.
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About the Center Director
Bill Franks is the Director of the Center for Data Science and Analytics at Kennesaw
State University while also serving on several corporate advisory boards. Franks is
the author of Winning the Room, Taming The Big Data Tidal Wave, The Analytics Revolution, and 97 Things About Ethics Everyone In Data Science Should Know. He is a sought after speaker and frequent blogger who has been ranked a top global
big data influencer, a top global artificial intelligence and big data influencer,
a top AI influencer, and was an inaugural inductee into the Analytics Hall of Fame.
His work, including several years as Chief Analytics Officer for Teradata (NYSE: TDC),
has spanned clients in a variety of industries for companies ranging in size from
Fortune 100 companies to small non-profit organizations. You can learn more at bill-franks.com.
Office: TP 2400
3391 Town Point Drive
Kennesaw, GA 30144