News – Archived

Notification:  /scratch and /projects may be intermittently unavailable . . .

Attention All Pegasus Users:  /scratch and /projects may be intermittently unavailable until further notice due to problems with the storage controllers. We are aware of the situation and are working on resolving the issues. We will send updates as more information is known. As always, if you have any questions or problems, please contact us by sending email to:

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Join us for the 2018-2019 CCS Fellows’ Launch Symposium 8/16/18

The vision of the Center for Computational Science’s “CCS Fellows Program” is to inspire a new generation of leaders in computational science to cross the traditional boundaries between disciplines, by equipping them with new cross-disciplinary skills and experience. The Program does this by offering mentorship outside the students’ area of expertise. “CCS Fellow” is a prestigious designation awarded to two undergraduate students and...

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Notification:  CCS Storage System Maintenance Begins 7/3 at 7 AM

From 7:00 AM to 12:00 AM on Tuesday July 3rd, storage systems for the Pegasus compute cluster, Apollo, and VISX will undergo hardware maintenance. During this maintenance period, Pegasus batch execution and login nodes will be unavailable—as will the gateway (, Apollo, and VISX systems. We apologize for the inconvenience, and thank you for your understanding and cooperation. We will send out an all clear message once...

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Post-Conference Report “Big Data in Health” 2018

The "Big Data in Health" Conference was held at Salerno (Italy) on June 6-8, 2018. The event was organized by Enrico Capobianco (CCS Computational Biology & Bioinformatics program, University of Miami, FL-US) in collaboration with the Universities of Salerno, Perugia, Roma (Cattolica), and was co-sponsored by Roche Pharma Italy. Follow up publications will appear in Frontiers in Medicine and Journal of Clinical Medicine. About 60...

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VizUM Visualization Competition Deadline Extended to 7/23/2018

Your City, Your Neighborhood, and You Visualization for Civic Engagement  |   Registration Form For questions regarding the contest, please don’t hesitate to email   Objective and Overview The goal of this competition is to challenge designers, journalists, data scientists, statisticians, and professionals and scholars in any other field to design either: • A data visualization essay, story, or infographic based...

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Smart Cities featured at Inaugural World Innovation & Entrepreneurship Expo

UM School of Architecture Dean and CCS Smart Cities program director Rodolphe el-Khoury reported in from the inaugural WIEE  World Innovation and Entrepreneurship Expo 2018 in Shanghai:  "It turned out to be quite a good event and forum. UM was very visible, billed as 'founding partner,' and in great international company—MIT, Syracuse, UC San Diego, Aalto University, Tongji University, etc." Dean el-Khoury shared a few images of the...

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