Edith O’Donnell

The Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering at SMU

SMU Gets $30M Gift from O’Donnell Foundation for Data Science Institute, Digital Innovation Initiative

by | Aug 24, 2023
Elevating SMU’s standing as a premier global research institution, the gift will create 10 endowed academic positions in engineering and data science and support research in those fields as well. SMU President R. Gerald Turner said the gift will be evenly split between SMU's newly named O’Donnell Data Science and Research Computing Institute and an initiative for digital innovation in engineering and computer science in the Lyle School of Engineering.