• UF DSI is a multi- and inter-disciplinary student organization dedicated to celebrating and promoting Data Science at the University of Florida.
  • DSI is partnered with the UF Informatics Institute to share in their mission of fostering research and educational studies in order to raise the preeminence of the University of Florida.


  • Data Science has the potential to revolutionize the way we understand our world.
  • Anyone can learn the tools of Data Science to increase their versatility in the workplace.
  • To learn Data Science, you have to do Data Science.
  • By becoming part of UF DSI, you will gain the practical experience necessary to understand and apply Data Science techniques to your field of interest.

What We Do

  • Deliver workshops on key tools used in Data Science, such as Python, R, Spark, SQL, and Statistics concepts.
  • Host speakers from within UF, startups in Gainesville, and elsewhere on cool topics related to Data Science.
  • Connect UF undergraduates and graduate students to the resources and events available through the Informatics Institute.

What We've Achieved

  • Delivered over 60+ workshops for the UF community.
  • Produced 15+ workshops.
  • Surpassed 1400 members on the Facebook page.
  • Surpassed 900 members on our Listserv.
  • Successfully held 4 Symposia.
  • A thriving student group for 3 years.