Events – Past

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 Remarkable 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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2-Day Software Carpentry-Python Workshop 3/21-22/2019 Medical Campus

Register Now | Syllabus This Bash, Python, and git workshop is capped at 35 participants, and is on a first-come/first-served basis. If you are looking to make yourself competitive in the job market If you want to take a personal project to the next level If you are interested in learning programming for data analysis Then this workshop is for you. Our trained instructors will lead you through a comprehensive, hands-on overview of an...

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Smart Cities Competition: Design Your Coral Gables Checkpoint #2 Thurs 3/21/2019

The Design Your Coral Gables: Smart City Solutions Competition is an opportunity to engage citizens, urban planners, architects, engineers, businesses, and others—regardless of background or skillset—to design a solution that directly impacts the quality of life in Coral Gables. The checkpoints are designed to allow registered teams to present their progress and to receive feedback from the judges. These face-to-face, real-life events...

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