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WSU Research Computing, Data, and Information

Computing, data, and information

Building blocks of tomorrow’s infrastructures

Imagine sensors attached to all of the devices in your life: coffeemaker, thermostat, home security system, and more. Each of those sensors captures data that must be stored, integrated, and analyzed. Computers must be able to recognize actions and respond accordingly.

WSU researchers develop ways to transform data from sensor networks and computing calculations into useful information. They conceive computational processes needed to design materials and systems, as well as to operate smart environments. Their discoveries put the staggering volume of data produced by the Internet of Things to good use.

Research areas

  • Data-driven decision making
  • Systems analytics
  • Computational design