HDSI has an active industry relations program designed to facilitate impactful collaborations around talent, student projects, data sharing, research, faculty interactions, as well as continued education and leadership in data science. This highly engaged community of industry partners is playing a key role in the data science ecosystem at UC San Diego.

Partnership Programs

Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute’s Industry Partner Alliance creates a crucial two-way channel between industry and academia to foster a full ecosystem of data science education and research.

Engage, interact, and partner with 200 affiliated faculty across campus. Accelerate your company’s research by sponsoring faculty or student research and bring your own dataset and data science problems to HDSI.

Access to Talent

Access our top students by developing a relationship with them early. With nearly 1000 students, UC San Diego has one of the largest data science programs in the country.  

Professional Development

Participate in workshops, mini-symposia, and special programs as opportunities to connect with notable domain experts and how data science is applied in various industries. 


Become part of a data science network of academic and business leaders. IPA members are invited to participate in our Industry Member Board which provides valuable input in respect to future data science curriculum, research initiatives and direction of the Institute.