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Optimizing Government Project

Uses in Government

Machine learning initiatives by local, state, and federal agencies. If you know of any others, please email optimizing@law.upenn.edu so we can update the list.

 

Education

Academic Early Intervention System – Mesa Public Schools*

Academic Early Intervention System – Montgomery County Public Schools*

Academic Early Intervention System – Tulsa Public Schools*

Environmental Protection

Early Warning System for Water Infrastructure Problems – City of Syracuse*

Predictive Analytics to Improve Hazardous Waste Detection – Environmental Protection Agency*

Predictive Enforcement of Pollution Violations – New York State Department of Environmental Conservation*

Economic Development 

Predictive Blight Prevention – City of Cincinnati*

Predictive Blight Prevention –  City of Memphis*

Risk Prediction for Investments in Vacant Land – Cook County Land Bank Authority*

Criminal Justice

Early Intervention System for Adverse Police Interactions – Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department*

Crime Forecasting – New York Police Department †

Crime Forecasting – Miami Police Department †

Crime Forecasting – Philadelphia Police Department †

Crime Forecasting – St. Louis Police County Police Department †

Predicting Corruption Risks in Infrastructure Grants – World Bank Group*

White House Data-Driven Justice Initiative

Municipal Services

Predictive Analytics to Improve City Services – City of Chicago*

Predicting Impact of Route Changes on Public Transportation – City of Chicago*

Public Health

Predictive Analytics to Prevent Childhood Lead Poisoning – City of Chicago

Predicting Cardiac Arrest Using Electronic Medical Records – NorthShore University HealthSystem

 

with University of Chicago Data Science for Social Good Fellowship

† with HunchLab