$4.5 million NASA grant on big data given to University of California, Riverside to partner with NASA/JPL
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The project, called “Fellowships and Internships in Extremely Large Data Sets” (FIELDS), will train qualifying students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields to address a critical shortfall in the workforce essential for future NASA missions.

FIELDS will involve the following partner institutions besides UC Riverside: NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), the California State University system and the state’s two-year community colleges.

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