Welcome to the Big Data Research Lab!


The focus of our lab is on connecting individuals in industry and government who have access to large datasets with researchers who are experts in the analysis of big data.

Our goal is to undertake path-breaking research that tackles important questions faced by the owners of these datasets and answer questions at the leading edge of the discipline of economics. We are currently working on topics in Education, Finance/Risk, Environment and Transportation.

  1. July 5, 2023Big Data Research Lab's Interdisciplinary Excellence Highlighted by the Waterloo Artificial Intelligence Institute

    The Waterloo Artificial Intelligence Institute has recognized and celebrated the Uwaterloo Big Data Research Lab for its exceptional interdisciplinary excellence. This recognition underscores the lab's pioneering research and collaborative achievements in the field of artificial intelligence (AI).

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  2. Mar. 25, 2023 Head of M.L. Group, Kai Liu, has passed away
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    It is with greatest sadness that we inform you of the passing of Kai Liu.  He was an incredible part of the team and we will dearly miss his brightness and positivity.


    "Finite stopping time w.p.1" -- R.D Wang

  3. Jan. 31, 2023Congratulations to Yixuan Li!

    Congratulations to Yixuan Li, she has been been hired as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Anthropology, Economics and Political Science at MacEwan University. 

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