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“Connections, Connections: Student Research in Social Systems @ UM” 9/21

“Connections, Connections: Student Research in Social Systems @ UM” 9/21

This event is an opportunity for graduate (and undergraduate) students across campuses to connect, share their research, and network with each other and with invited faculty.

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Ben Kirtman Named American Meterological Society Fellow

Ben Kirtman Named American Meterological Society Fellow

Ben Kirtman has been named a 2019 fellow of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) for his outstanding contributions to weather, water, and climate.

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UM CCS Accelerates Life Sciences: A DDN Storage Success Story

UM CCS Accelerates Life Sciences: A DDN Storage Success Story

The speed at which scientific disciplines advance, depends in large part on how effectively researchers collaborate with one another and with experts in the areas of workflow management, data management, data mining, decision support, visualization, and cloud computing.

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A Look Back at Our History: The CCS 10-Year Report (2007-2017)

A Look Back at Our History: The CCS 10-Year Report (2007-2017)

The University of Miami Center for Computational Science (CCS) proudly celebrates 10 years of projects and collaborations . . . Thank you to all who shared in this journey.  

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Smart Cities featured at Inaugural World Innovation & Entrepreneurship Expo

Smart Cities featured at Inaugural World Innovation & Entrepreneurship Expo

Dean el-Khoury reported in from the inaugural WIEE  World Innovation and Entrepreneurship Expo 2018 in Shanghai, where UM School of Architecture was filled as a “founding partner”.

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3rd Annual BIG DATA Conference & Workshop 12/6-7/18

3rd Annual BIG DATA Conference & Workshop 12/6-7/18

Each year, the Big Data Panelists are a cross-section of leaders at the top of their fields. Stay tuned for the announcement of this year’s Panelists and Keynote Speaker . . .

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Ben Kirtman Honored with Provost’s Award for Scholarly Activity

Ben Kirtman Honored with Provost’s Award for Scholarly Activity

In addition to developing state-of-the-art models for forecasting and understanding predictability, Ben also contributes to the fundamental understanding of coupled air-sea interactions and their effect on climate and climate change across a broad spectrum of topics.

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2nd Smart Cities MIAMI Conference Positioned UM in the Vanguard

2nd Smart Cities MIAMI Conference Positioned UM in the Vanguard

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The conference, presented this year by Hotwire Communications, explored the convergence of technology, design, and development in the shaping of a new urban landscape transformed by design innovation and disruptive technology.

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"Student Retention and Content Analysis papers presented at IEEE Conferences

Recent IEEE papers presented in Cancun and New Orleans

"A Matlab-Based Signal Processing Toolbox for Musical Vibrato

This paper describes a collection of signal processing methods and a toolbox for extracting and analyzing vibrato-related parameters from solo audio recordings.

"Ensemble Modeling Approach Targeting Heterogeneous RNA-Seq data

Poster "Ensemble Modeling Approach Targeting Heterogeneous RNA-Seq data: Application to Melanoma Pseudogenes" was presented at the Big Data in Biomedicine Conference at Stanford University.

"Developing a Framework for Digital Objects in the BD2K Commons

This report reviews highlights from a two-day meeting involving the BD2K CFPWG to provide insights on trends and considerations in advancing Big Data science for biomedical research in the United States.

"Public Science Insights: Rise of Digital Biomarkers and Role in Precision Medicine

With the rise of digital biomarkers, its role in precision medicine has become an important area of interest . . .

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

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 . . .

"Infants Time Their Smiles to Make Their Moms Smile

The results of our analysis show that by the time infants reach 4 months of age both mothers and infants time their smiles in a purposeful, goal-oriented manner . . .

"Non-coding RNAs profiling in head and neck cancers

Cancer: The role of 'non-coding' genes Transcriptomic profiling of head and neck tumors suggests a prominent role for non-protein-coding genes in carcinogenesis.

"Launch of Data-Driven Music-Streaming Site: Musikipedia.org

CCS Postdoctoral Researcher Mohamed Sordo has launched Musikipedia.org, a powerful web application for analyzing and streaming music. Musikipedia stands at the forefront of music analysis . . .

"Identification of BRAF 3’UTR Isoforms in Melanoma

BRAF protein kinase is a crucial player in melanoma, as it belongs to the highly oncogenic RAS/RAF/MEK/ERK signaling pathway . . .

"UM Launches ‘MAP’ Digital Tool for Affordable Housing Needs

This project focuses on improving housing opportunities for residents of low- to moderate-income Miami neighborhoods . . .

"Computational Complexity Studies of Synchronous Boolean Finite Dynamical Systems

This paper studies a subclass of finite dynamical systems the synchronous BFDS where the states are Boolean and the state update takes place in discrete time and at the same on all objects.

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