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Smart Cities Miami 2019 Keynote: Rony Abovitz of Magic Leap 1/25

1/25/2019 | Register now  $35 pp* Smart Cities Miami 2019 Theme: Transportation, Social AI, Privacy The University of Miami’s School of Architecture (U-SoA) and University of Miami Center for Computational Science (UMCCS) will host their Third Annual Smart Cities MIAMI Conference (SCMC) on Friday, January 25, 2019 at the University of Miami’s Coral Gables campus. This year’s Conference theme is transportation, social artificial...

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The 3rd Annual Big Data Conference Provided a Forum for Big Data Challenges

By Nathalie Moreau Students and patrons from the University of Miami (UM) and the Coral Gables community gathered at Miami Business School's Storer Auditorium for the third annual Big Data Conference held on Thursday, December 6, 2018. CCS Center Director Nick Tsinoremas led the organization of the Conference. Tsinoremas explained how the event got its start and said, “We had our first conference about three years ago as a joint...

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PyData Conference Miami at CIC 1/9-11/2019

PyData Miami is a 3-day conference on tools and techniques for machine learning, data analysis, visualization, and large-scale data infrastructure. We are an accessible, community-driven conference with talks and tutorials for all skill levels: students, practitioners, and researchers. PyData focuses on open-source computational tools for the Python programming language (such as NumPy, Pandas, and scikit-learn), as well as...

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VizUM 2018 Recap and Visualization Competition results

VizUM video by UM student Nathalie Moreau on Vimeo   On November 15th, 2018, the University of Miami hosted its fifth annual VizUM Symposium.  This year’s event was coupled with its first ever Visualization Competition. Before the main speakers took to the stage, the two finalists for the VizUM Visualization Competition were invited on stage to present their work.  The "Visualiz-IRs" and the "UM Analytics" teams were the...

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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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