CCS Member Ge-Cheng Zha receives DARPA award for Aviation Transports

Dr. Ge-Cheng Zha, a professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering with the UM College of Engineering, and a CCS Member, received a DARPA grant to conduct research that could transform the aviation industry.

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CCS Member Dr. Wangda Zuo Receives NSF Grants for Smart Cities Research

Congratulations to CCS’s newest Member, Dr. Wangda Zuo!  An Assistant Professor in the Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Miami College of Engineering, Dr. Zuo runs the Sustainable Building Systems Laboratory (SBS Lab), which focuses on developing cutting edge modeling and simulation technology and applying them to reduce building energy and water consumption […]

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Smart Cities, Big Data and Communities: Reasoning from the Viewpoint of Attractors

In what sense is a city smart? There are established entities defining this rich area of cross-disciplinary studies, and they refer to social, technical, economic, and political factors that keep evolving . . .

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‘Indignant Minnesotans’ remind journalists that data can hurt

A growing number of journalists are working to better understand the intricacies of data . . .

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When Telling Data-Driven Stories, Let Readers Ask Questions, Too

The push for open data has prompted the release of countless datasets. But the raw data alone can’t adequately serve the public. After all, it’s hard to imagine the average person investing the time—or possessing the skills—to make meaningful sense of a massive spreadsheet. That’s where the media comes in. Whenever possible, journalists should provide […]

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Essentiality and centrality in protein interaction networks revisited

By Sawsan Khuri and Stefan Wuchty
e-MDSets may provide a new method of evaluating the core proteins of an organism.

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Allosteric Inhibition of the IRE1α RNase Preserves Cell Viability and Function during Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress

ER stress triggers a “terminal UPR” via hyperactivation of IRE1α, an ER kinase/RNase

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Tiered data storage addressed in HPCWire White Paper

University of Miami Center for Computational Science researchers published a White Paper in the latest issue of HPCWire…

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New Publication in NATURE

Researchers from the Center for Computational Science collaborate on “Anti-diabetic actions of a non-agonist PPARγ ligand blocking Cdk5-mediated phosphorylation”.

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Suppression of TH17 differentiation and autoimmunity by a synthetic ROR ligand

“Suppression of TH17 differentiation and autoimmunity by a synthetic ROR ligand” was recently published in Nature International Weekly Journal of Science. We applaud Drs. Stephan Schurer and Dusica Vidovic on their contributions to the article. Click to access the article through the Nature website. Acknowledgements include NIH funding and the resources at the Center for […]

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