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Brett Goldstein, CIO for City of Chicago, joins Chicago Harris, UrbanCCD

Brett Goldstein, CIO for City of Chicago, joins Chicago Harris, UrbanCCD

Brett Goldstein, Chief Data and Information Officer for the City of Chicago, has been named the inaugural recipient of the Fellowship in Urban Science at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy. He will begin the two-year fellowship on July 1, 2013. Chicago Harris, with generous support from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, established the Fellowship in Urban Science as a way to connect scholars and students with policy practitioners who have experience and expertise leveraging data and information technology to address public policy issues.

The Urban Sciences Research Coordination Network

The Urban Sciences Research Coordination Network

Organized by the Urban Center for Computation and Data is the Urban Sciences Research Coordination Network (USRCN), a group funded by the National Science Foundation. The USRCN will leverage a unique and growing collection of data sets and research teams spanning The University of Chicago, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, the City of Chicago, and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, a global architecture firm designing city-scale urban infrastructure.