The Massive Data Institute

The Massive Data Institute (MDI) at Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy harnesses modern data and computing power to produce cutting edge social science, computer science, and data science research that improves public policy decision making.

Advancing Research

The Massive Data Institute (MDI) develops new methodologies for data-centered research and uses them to cultivate cross-disciplinary research that improves our understanding of the world we live in.

How MDI is Advancing Research

Shaping the Policy Conversation

In addition to cutting-edge technical research, the Massive Data Institute impacts policy conversation by partnering with government agencies and advancing research focused on the most pressing public policy issues.

How MDI is Shaping The Policy Conversation

Resources and Training

The Massive Data Institute provides compute infrastructure and data resources to support faculty conducting large-scale computation and data analysis.

How faculty can use our resources