Thomson Reuters and the University of Waterloo are joining forces to fuel breakthroughs in data science and develop the next generation of global entrepreneurial leaders. The wide-ranging collaboration is valued at over CAD $20 million over the next five years.
The Faculty of Mathematics component features a Research Chair in Data Cleaning from Theory to Practice, initially held by CS Professor Ihab F. Ilyas.
Thomson Reuters will also provide access to the Eikon financial analysis system for the M3 finance lab, providing students and researchers with enhanced opportunities to apply financial theory to practice.
More information is available in this University of Waterloo news release.