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Smart Cities Miami Conference 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 intelligence, and privacy. The Conference will also feature the launch of the inaugural Smart Cities Miami...

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Cleaning Data with OpenRefine & Excel Workshop 11/29-30/2018 Gables Campus

Register Now Open to UM Faculty/Staff/Students This workshop introduces participants to techniques for cleaning and transforming data with OpenRefine and Microsoft Excel. Sometimes datasets are created by multiple individuals, and/or created without a clear set of guidelines. The resulting datasets may be difficult to analyze because they lack standardization (i.e., New York City may be listed as “NYC,” “New York, NY”, “New York...

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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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3rd Annual BIG DATA Conference Thursday 12/6/2018

Registration now Open for the 3rd annual Big Data Conference, December 6, 2018 Register Here (Free) Big data, advanced computing, and algorithms are rapidly and profoundly changing every sphere of human activity; Airbnb, Uber, and Fitbit are just a few examples. Today, over 3.6 billion people worldwide are deeply engaged with smartphone devices, wearables, and Internet-of-things technologies while artificial intelligence also promises...

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Smart Cities MIAMI 2019 Conference + Competition 1/25/2019

Save the date:  Friday, January 25, 2019 for the 3rd annual Smart Cities MIAMI Conference and inaugural 2019 Smart Cities Miami Competition: Design Your Coral Gables. The Conference explores the convergence of technology, design, and development in the shaping of a new urban landscape transformed by disruptive innovation. Conversations with social scientists, humanists, engineers, administrators, and citizens, will contemplate a...

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