Research & Industry

Institute for Graph Analytics and Research in Data Science

The Institute for Graphs Analytics and Research in Data Science (IGARDS) is an international institute of scholars with facilities housed in the beautiful Harbor Walk facilities of the College of Charleston. The institute has a three-part vision for the foundations of data science: a problem-driven focus, a strong interaction between theory and practice, and deliberate, balanced training of the data science team.

For more information on current research initiatives, collaboration opportunities, and industry partnerships, please visit

Discipline Specific Research

The field of Data Science is applied by many disciplines across campus. For more information on these research agendas please use the following links as a starting point:


If you are in the technology industry, and would like more information on how to better recruit data science talent or interface with the research faculty at the University of Charleston, please visit: