Our researchers and academic programs explore the challenges of storing, retrieving, analyzing, and utilizing incredible amounts of data. We look at real world problems involving data size, data rate, and data diversity.

Academic Programs:

Big Data Analytics Specialization in the MSIS program
Geoinformatics Specialization in the MSIS program


Pitt Computational Social Science Lab (PICSO)
Geoinformatics Research Lab

Faculty with research expertise in the Big Data areas:

Hassan Karimi
Marek Druzdzel
Yu-Ru Lin
Balaji Palanisamy
Prashant Krishnamurthy
Konstantinos Pelechrinis