Sudha Ram

Sudha Ram

Professor, BIO5 Institute
Professor, Computer Science
Professor, Management Information Systems
Professor, Remote Sensing / Spatial Analysis - GIDP
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(520) 621-2748

Work Summary

Work Summary
My research is on Machine Learning and Network Science based methods to harness the power of big data and analytics. I use these methods to develop prediction models both at the population and individual levels to help organizations and individuals make better-informed decisions about health care.

Research Interest

Research Interest
Ram’s research spans enterprise data management, business intelligence and predictive analytics. She is director of both the Advanced Database Research Group and INSITE: Center for Business Intelligence and Analytics at the Eller College. The latter seeks to harness exploding amounts of data online – including through social media – for better decision making. Among her many honors include a 2012 IBM Faculty Award. Her research has been highlighted in several media outlets including NPR news. She has received more than $50 million in research funding from several different agencies including the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, and NASA. Keywords: Big Data Analytics, Chronic health Conditions, Network Science, Machine Learning, Prediction Modeling