Events – Past



TRITON Supercomputer Launch Celebration Thursday 9/19/2019

You are invited to celebrate the launch of TRITON, the University of Miami’s new supercomputer. Using the same AI-optimized architecture as the world’s most powerful supercomputers, Triton is UM’s first GPU-accelerated HPC/AI system, representing a new approach to computational and data science. Triton was designed to process vast amounts of data in near real time by accelerating data transfer between the IBM POWER9 CPU and attached...

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Overview of CCS Systems and New TRITON AI-ready System 9/20/2019

DATA-DRIVEN COMPUTE SYSTEMS: A Case Study in Bioinformatics and Healthcare Data Science  The Biomedical Informatics architecture at UM currently supports nearly 7 PB of biomedical research data and numerous projects including EHR data from three Health Care partner organizations. This session will provide an overview of CCS's data-driven Advanced Computing Systems design as well as the design of the new AI-ready system, TRITON, which...

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N.O.T. Lands 1st Place in the 2019 Smart City Solutions Competition

  The final presentations for the inaugural Design Your Coral Gables: Smart City Solutions Competition were held at eMerge Americas on Monday, April 29, 2019. The event was led by Joel Zysman, Director, CCS Advanced Computing, and Raimundo Rodulfo, Director, IT for the City of Coral Gables. This three-month Competition, officially launched in January at the 3rd annual Smart Cities MIAMI Conference yielded some great ideas. The...

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CCS Fellows’ Final Presentations Demonstrate Tech Skills and Initiative

The 2018-2019 CCS Fellows and their mentors gathered on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at the Newman Alumni Center to make the final presentations on their chosen projects.   1 Presenting first was Steven Anderson, a PhD student working under the supervision of Dr. Elizabeth Losin in the Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience Division in the Department of Psychology. Steven's project, titled “Virtual Reality Simulations of Dyadic Medical...

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Join us at eMerge 4/29/2019 for Smart Cities Competition Final Presentations

The University of Miami and the City of Coral Gables are hosting a competition aimed at helping the city be smarter, more sustainable, and more efficient. The next generation of cities is here. We are living in a world where many urban areas are being transformed and using more efficient and sustainable approaches. In essence, various populated areas are turning into “smarter cities” where every aspect of the city is hyper-connected...

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You’re Invited to the CCS Fellows Spring Symposium 4/30/2019

The vision of the Center for Computational Science’s CCS Fellows Program is to inspire a new generation of leaders in computational science to cross the traditional boundaries between disciplines, by equipping them with new cross-disciplinary skills and experience. The Program does this by offering mentorship outside the students’ area of expertise. CCS Fellow is a prestigious designation awarded to 4 students per year either from the...

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