David K.A. Mordecai was invited to join the Advisory Board for the Institute for Data Science (IDAS) at Durham University, at the invitation of Dr. Frank Krauss, Professor of Physics and Director of IDAS at Durham. IDAS was established in September 2019, and is a multidisciplinary initiative in data science. The IDAS mission is the following:
- Provide a central hub for high quality research in artificial intelligence, machine learning and data analytics
- Seed opportunities for interdisciplinary research across faculty within the University, and collaboratively with external partners
- Focus data science expertise to engage with specific needs for industrial growth in North-East England and beyond
- Establish a credible, strong, multi-disciplinary umbrella structure supporting large-scale projects, at a national and international level
About Durham University
Durham University is based in Durham, England, and was founded by an Act of Parliament in 1832 and incorporated by royal charter in 1837. The university is a member of the Russell Group of British research universities.