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University of Chicago Computation Institute

Grants to University of Chicago Computation Institute

  • $500,000

    2015 (Duration 2 years)

    What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of the Urban Center for Computation and Data (over two years).

  • $500,000

    2012 (Duration 3 years)

    What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — This grant supports the Center for Urban Systems and Information Sciences, a new research institute co-led by the University of Chicago’s Computation Institute and Argonne National Laboratory that aims to use computational science methodologies to improve the way cities are planned, governed, and experienced by their citizens. The Center has three principal objectives: to create a dynamic, coherent data platform for urban research from a range of sources; to develop new tools and methods for analyzing and visualizing urban data; and to enable more effective modeling and forecasting of urban dynamics.

  • $350,000

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Technology

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of a project to explore new approaches to energy modeling.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded University of Chicago Computation Institute $1,350,000 between 1983 and 2015.

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