The IDA Pillars

The Institute of Data and Analytics is shaped by four pillars that encompass the scope of our reach.

Marillyn A. Hewson Data Analytics Lab

A state-of-the-art data science research facility providing visual, hands-on experiences for analytics, while serving as a space for collaboration between interdisciplinary teams across the university.

Experiential Learning

Developing students beyond the classroom through our partnerships, to obtain experience in real-world scenarios in order to remain relevant in a changing, global business environment.

Research Hub

We provide resources for faculty in the pursuit of extramural funding and manuscript development.

RADAR

RADAR is our centralized data repository for combining together public/private data sources for analytics and research.

Our Mission

Our mission is to promote the creation, transformation, and distribution of knowledge through applied analytic sciences for the advancement of evidence-based research and business intelligence.

Areas of Impact



Healthcare






Government






Defense






Insurance





Our Mission

The mission of The University of Alabama's Institute of Data and Analytics is to promote the creation, transformation and distribution of knowledge through applied analytic sciences for the advancement of evidence-based research and business intelligence.

Get In Touch With the Lab

  • Marillyn A. Hewson Data Analytics Lab, Bidgood Hall, 2nd floor
  • (205) 348-6585
  • iba@culverhouse.ua.edu
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