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CCS Software Engineering Drone Maps Oldest Surviving Synagogue in Curacao

The shifting sands on the floor inside the Western Hemisphere’s oldest continuously operating synagogue Mikvé Israel-Emanuel in Willemstad, Curaçao posed some unique challenges. Covering the floors of the sanctuary and the mezzanine, the sand parted with every footfall, making it harder for eight University of Miami School of Architecture students to document every cornice and crevice of the synagogue, built nearly 300 years ago by...

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“Fundamentals of Java Programming” by Mitsu Ogihara now available

 Fundamentals of Java Programming by CCS Big Data Analytics & Data Mining Program Director Mitsunori Ogihara is now available in hardback. Making extensive use of examples, Fundamentals of Java Programming teaches the fundamental skills for getting started in a command-line environment. Meant to be used for a one-semester course to build solid foundations in Java, the textbook eschews second-semester content to concentrate on over...

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Ben Kirtman Named American Meterological Society Fellow

CCS Director of Climate & Environmental Hazards program and RSMAS Professor Ben Kirtman is named 2019 fellow of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) for his outstanding contributions to weather, water, and climate. He will be recognized during the AMS Annual Meeting on January 9-11, 2019, in Phoenix Arizona. Kirtman, who has been at the UM Rosenstiel School for over 10 years, is a professor of Atmospheric Sciences and...

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UM CCS Accelerates Life Sciences: A DDN Storage Success Story

ACCELERATE: LIFE SCIENCES A featured DDN Success Story, CCS Advanced Computing correlates viruses with gastrointestinal cancers for the cancer genome atlas 400% faster!     CHALLENGES • Diverse, interdisciplinary research projects required massive compute and storage power as well as integrated data lifecycle movement and management • Highly demanding I/O and heavy interactivity requirements from next-gen sequencing...

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VizUM 2018 and Inaugural VizUM Visualization Competition 11/15/18

VizUM 2018 | 11/15/18 VizUM 2018 has been scheduled for Thursday, November 15, 2018, 4:00-7:00 PM. The finalists' projects from the inaugural VizUM Visualization Competition will be presented. We are pleased to announce our speakers . . .   REGISTER NOW  |  Free     Speakers   Bongshin Lee | Microsoft Bongshin Lee is a Senior Researcher in the Human-Computer Interaction and EPIC research groups at Microsoft...

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