The School of Data Science (SDS) of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen is established in July 2020.
The SDS focuses on first-class teaching and academic research in Data Science. It has established a systematic education system in data science, including theoretical aspects such as operations research, statistics, computer science, and application fields such as machine learning, operations management, and decision analytics, providing students with comprehensive and state-of-the-art training. With the aim "to nurture high-end talent with global perspective, Chinese tradition and social responsibility", the school is organically combining industry, education and research, determining to become the world's leading data science innovation and research base, as well as cultivating top innovative talents with a global perspective.
The SDS is established on a solid foundation with a strong faculty team. All faculties in the SDS have doctoral degrees from world-class universities. Many of them also have experiences in working in top-tier universities in the world and have significant international impact in related fields of academia and industry. Besides, the school has held many international data sciences related conferences and events, and has established recognition in the world.
With the establishment of SDS, the previous Institute for Data and Decision Analytics (iDDA) will be subsumed into SDS. The establishment of the SDS represents the increasing investment of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen in the field of data science, which is also a sign of the determination of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen to stand at the forefront of the era and to cultivate the talents needed for the development of the society.