January 24, 2019

H.V. Jagadish Appointed MIDAS Director

Jagadish replaces MIDAS co-directors Brian Athey and Alfred Hero, who completed their leadership appointments in December 2018.

H.V. Jagadish has been appointed director of the Michigan Institute for Data Science (MIDAS), effective February 15, 2019.

Jagadish, the Bernard A. Galler Collegiate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan, was one of the initiators of an earlier concept of a data science initiative on campus. With support from all academic units and the Institute for Social Research, the Office of the Provost and Office of the Vice President for Research, MIDAS was established in 2015 as part of the university-wide Data Science Initiative to promote interdisciplinary collaboration in data science and education.

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H V Jagadish

Hosagrahar V. Jagadish, Ph.D.

CCMB Affiliated Faculty
Bernard A Galler Collegiate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Director of the Michigan Institute for Data Science (MIDAS)