Posts Tagged "Big Data Analytics & Data Mining"

Biomedical Data Science course

Biomedical Data Science A new 500/600 level course, cross listed between the Departments of Biology and Computer Science Science Level: BIL575 and BIL675 / CSC598 Format: Tue/Thurs 9:30-10:45 AM  |  Cox 213 Instructors: Sawsan Khuri (coordinator) and Stefan Wuchty (with B. Kirkpatrick)   Course Description The goal of this course is to teach students how to turn data into information. Students will learn the necessary...

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New Storage System Simplifies BIGDATA Sharing

The Sunshine State Education and Research Computing Alliance (SSERCA) has partnered with Data Direct Networks  to create a system that allows members of SSERCA to securely share data with speed and ease. This partnership has produced  a high-performance storage system for member institutions like the University of Florida, University of Central Florida, and University of Miami to share BIGDATA between data centers. The new system...

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UM Awarded NIH Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Grant

Stephan Schürer, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology at the Miller School and Chemoinformatics Program Leader at CCS leads the team of University of Miami researchers funded through NIH  to create a Data Coordination and Integration Center for the Library of Integrated Network-based Cellular Signatures (LINCS) program. Read the NIH press release.  More on BD2K....

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Speaker: Dr. Arden L. Bement, Jr., Monday 11/3/2014

Please join us as the College of Engineering Distinguished Speaker Series presents: Dr. Arden L. Bement Jr.  "Science and Engineering on a Fast Track: A Reprise of the First Decade of the 21st Century at NIST and NSF" Monday, November 3, 2014  |   3:30 PM McArthur Engineering Annex, Room MEA202 University of Miami 1251 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables FL 33146 Light Refreshments will be provided.   Abstract The dramatic and...

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Big Data Analytics (Hadoop) Resource available at CCS

A new, near real-time analytics cluster is now available to all University of Miami researchers on a reservation basis.  This cluster is designed to run big data analytics application like map reduce. More specifically,  the Hadoop resource is composed of: 128 compute cores Infiniband interconnect total storage of 11 TB with 3 data block replicas 128 Map Slots 64 Reduce Slots Please send an email to to make a...

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