DSL is the acronym for Data Science Laboratory at VNU University of Science, Hanoi. It was officially created in late December 2017 as a part of the Department of Mathematics, Mechanics and Informatics.

DSL's missions mainly deal with:

- Computer labs for instructional and training use
- Fundamental and applied research in data science
- Industry relations and technology transfer

DSL's work is conducted in seven teams focusing on the following areas of mathematics and computer science:

- Big data analysis
- Natural language processing and text mining
- Image processing and computer vision
- Mathematical finance
- Optimization and operations research
- Applied statistics and probability
- Cryptography and data security
- Dynamical systems, mathematical modeling in biology and environment