Phil Bourne, Dean
“Data is the raw material of the future,” Bourne says. He tells students to “follow their heart,” because that’s where they’ll find their passion in data science.
Bourne is a data scientist who has published more than 300 journal articles and five books. He served 20 years on the pharmacology faculty at the University of California, San Diego, where he led innovation and industrial alliances. Prior to coming to UVA, he was a researcher and administrator at the National Institutes of Health.