Five Penn State Great Valley graduate students recently worked nonstop to analyze a complex, 14 million row dataset from Indeed.com. Little did they know that just 48 hours later they would be recognized for their findings and creativity after two rounds of presentations.
When Heather Myers registered for a data visualization course this past spring, she anticipated learning techniques and tools to depict large amounts of data. Little did she know she would receive global recognition from Tableau, a leader in business intelligence and analytics software. Her interactive map of Pennsylvania depicting the value of farms and amounts of livestock provides users with a glimpse into agricultural life in 1850.
Engineering professors Adrian Barb and Robin Qiu conduct real-time analysis in Penn State Great Valley's big data lab. Students enrolling in the new data analytics master's degree program will get hands-on experience through the lab.