Secured Partnerships

We strive to build customized partnerships with organizations and companies by providing data solutions to drive digital transformation at large. Our sponsored research agreement allows industry partners to work with us on a variety of projects while keeping rights to their IP. Our partners gain insights into cutting edge tools and access to the next generation of data scientists.

Multi-Disciplinary Domains

The D2K Lab are partnering with a variety of industries, organizations and researchers to use data science to solve societal problems. Through interdisciplinary collaboration, Rice students and faculty seek solutions such as helping business to tackle messy data, providing faster ways for doctors to detect heart diseases, and predicting environmental impacts during pandemic.

Robust Solutions

“We need people who can turn data into knowledge. Our industry depends on it. Data plays a role in everything we do.” - Raymond E. Jones, ExxonMobil

"The D2K Lab students showed curiosity in learning a new discipline while excelling in applying cutting edge data science methods to financial time series data. The students passion for solving problems using data science techniques helped develop new features that were incorporated into simpler models to find more robust solutions.” - Dr. Andrew Wendorff, quantitative analyst at Belvedere Trading, LLC.

Community Engagement

"The D2K Lab has opened up the eyes of Houston Fire Department to how its data can be applied to improve public safety services. The students on the project team not only have earned our confidence in their technical competence but have also impressed us with their leadership and initiative." - Leonard Chan, accreditation manager at the Houston Fire Department



Important Dates

January 9, 2023 Spring 2023 Semester Begins
January 27-29, 2023 Rice Datathon
April 19, 2023 D2K Showcase - Spring'23
June 2023 Call for Proposal Due - Fall'23 D2K Capstone
August 21, 2023 Fall 2023 Semester Begins
September 2023 HackRice

Companies and organizations we have worked with:

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