The Data Science & Engineering initiative currently involves over 80 graduate students within WNCG. These students are well versed in machine learning (theory and applied), and associated areas such as optimization, information theory, software engineering, data wrangling and visualization. Recent graduates are working at companies such as Google, Yahoo, Qualcomm, Facebook and Microsoft Research, or serving in faculty positions at top universities such as Illinois-Urbana (CS), Cornell (OR), Emory (CS), Minnesota (CS). Some past students have also founded or had Chief Scientist roles in successful data-science startups.

The listed faculty members also supervise several students from other areas of ECE, as well as from other departments at UT such as Computer Sciences, Statistical and Data Sciences and Biomedical Engineering.

For listing of individual students, please see the faculty pages.