In an effort to connect
and share insights with UNL faculty, students and
postdocs in the computational sciences, experts
specializing in data management, analytics, and the
future of information gathered at Nebraska Innovation
Campus for the UNL Symposium on the Future of Big
The event provided an opportunity for students and postdoctoral researchers to discuss problems, solutions and the future of the expanding field," says Jennifer Clarke, Director of the Computational Sciences Initiative, a university-wide initiative to develop research and educational opportunities in big data sciences. "Our intent was to bring together the UNL community with representatives from federal agencies, industry, and academia to explore the challenges and opportunities that come with our abilities to collect, store, and analyze ever growing collections of data.