The world is already facing the impacts of climate change through increased severity of natural disasters and events. We are using integrative data science to help agencies respond to these impacts with limited resources through risk, resilience and expenditure profiling.
We are researching highly creative, low cost ways to transform and optimize the practice of emergency management and operations that bring together maker culture, data science, cybersecurity and human computer interaction.
Data Science in Disasters and Emergency Response is a short workshop-format introduction to using data science in emergency and disaster response that is written for first responders and emergency managers.
A new report from FEMA shows efforts to encourage preparedness have failed, yet they are needed now more than ever. How can data science help?
INFO I426/516 Informatics in disasters and emergency response is an undergraduate/graduate elective designed for students interested in using technology and informatics skills in prevention of, mitigation of, response to and recovery from threats to safety, and emergency and disaster situations.