Posts Tagged "Ben Kirtman"



Ben Kirtman Honored with Provost’s Award for Scholarly Activity

  The recipients of the 2018 Provost’s Award for Scholarly Activity are a gastroenterologist whose research could lead to better ways to treat inflammatory bowel disease, a physician-scientist dedicated to finding a cure for kidney diseases, a mathematician considered one of the foremost algebraic geometers of his generation, and an atmospheric scientist who studies the predictability of climate. Honored last week by Executive...

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Ben Kirtman appointed Director of CIMAS

Dr. Ben Kirtman, program director of CCS's Climate & Environmental Hazards focus area, and professor of atmospheric science at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS), has been appointed director of CIMAS, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies. Based at RSMAS, CIMAS brings together the research and educational resources of ten...

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Crunching Data at CCS

Computational Science is widely recognized as a critical means to solving many of today's most challenging problems. While computer science studies the different components of computers and computer programming, computational science builds the interface of computing within the scientific discipline—the art of computers designed with enough infrastructure to support the science and advancement of science. CCS provides the cyber...

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Miami Takes Center Stage as ‘Ground Zero’ for Climate Change

UM Provost Thomas J. LeBlanc looked out at the gathering of scientists, researchers, students, and government officials and told them the issues of climate change and sustainability “are first and foremost on everyone’s mind” at the University of Miami. So it was appropriate that on Friday,  November 13, 2015, the University’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS) co-hosted a conference on climate change with the...

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UM to Lead NMME Phase-2 Climate Prediction Project

The University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS) recently received funding for a project that will improve climate predictions, give better insight to drivers of climate change, and create better climate models and data. Dr. Ben Kirtman, Associate Dean of Research at RSMAS, and Climate & Environmental Hazards Program Director at the Center for Computational Science, will serve as Principal...

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