HiDATA does not have a pre-defined research agenda, but the research challenges emerge bottom-up from this multi-disciplinary network. Helsinki Institute for Information Technology facilitates interaction between the AI and Data Science communities in Helsinki.

As part of the profiling action of University of Helsinki, eight new tenure track positions have been founded to support HiDATA.

  • Data-Intensive Computing in Natural Sciences
  • Parallel and Distributed Data Science
  • Spatiotemporal Data Analysis for Sustainability Science
  • Computer Science and Atmospheric Sciences. Currently open positions (deadline 28 February 2018)
  • Data Science - Machine Learning and AI
  • Data Science - Knowledge discovery in big data - example domains include atmospheric applications and other areas of Data Science
  • Data Science - special emphasis on software engineering research
  • Privacy-aware and secure data science