Campus Partners

Center for Spatial Data Science

The CSDS develops state-of-the-art methods for geospatial analysis; implements them through open source software tools; applies them to policy-relevant research in the social sciences; and disseminates them through education and support to a growing worldwide community of spatial analysts.

Research Computing Center

The Research Computing Center (RCC) is dedicated to providing the University of Chicago community a full-service high-performance computing (HPC) center, including visualization resources, access to software, workshops, one-on-one consulting with domain experts, and complete data-management strategies to researchers across all departments and divisions.

Tobler Society (RSO)

The Tobler Society seeks to bring together students' curiosity about spatial data science and expand the incorporation of spatial thinking into different branches of research.

UChicago Center for Data and Computing

The Center for Data and Computing (CDAC) is an intellectual hub and incubator for data science and artificial intelligence research at the University of Chicago.

Urbanism Lab

The Urbanism Lab is a focal point at the University of Chicago for the study of the built environment and its meaning and inpact.

Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation

The Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation studies the fundamental processes that drive, shape and sustain cities.

Campus Resources

UChicago Map Collection

The University of Chicago Map Collection is one of the largest university map libraries in North America. Its 475,000 maps, 10,000 air photos, 2000 books, and hundreds of gigabytes of spatial data constitute a rich source of information for scholars and other users.

UChicago Urban Network

The UChicago Urban Network is committed to advancing the future of cities and enriching urban life through data-driven science, fundamental ideas, innovative policy solutions and immersive community engagement.


Knowledge Lab seeks to leverage insights into the dynamics of knowledge creation and advances in large-scale computation to reimagine the scientific process of the future by identifying gaps in the global knowledge landscape, areas of rich potential for breakthroughs, and automating discovery through the generation of novel, potentially high impact hypotheses.

Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago

Chapin Hall engages in direct, purposeful collaboration with all levels of government, non-profit organizations, philanthropists, fellow researchers, and others who work tirelessly to address challenges facing children, youth, and families in the United States and beyond.