Posts Tagged "Center for Computational Science"

Featured Scientist — Colby N. Leider, PhD

Sometimes even the arts can use a bit of science. That seems to be the case in the extraordinary marriage of music, computing, and database solutions, when it comes to this month’s featured scientist, Dr. Colby N. Leider. Pinning down a description of Colby Leider is not easy. His work provides many surprising dimensions of expertise: composer, organist, electrical engineer, acoustic ecologist, instrument builder, tinkerer, and an...

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At least one CCS Member is doing fieldwork for three weeks this summer in the Gulf of Mexico as part of a multi-institution research project to study ocean flow. Funded by BP through the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative, Dr. Tamay Ozgokmen is the project director of the Consortium for Advanced Research on Transport of Hydrocarbon in the Environment (CARTHE) looking at how the Gulf waters transport things like oil or other...

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¡AZUCAR! New Grant to Expand Cuban Theater Digital Archive

The University of Miami Libraries has received a two-year $260,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support software development that will expand the functionality of the Cuban Theater Digital Archives. Dr. Mitsunori Oghihara, CCS director of data mining and associate dean for digital library innovations in the College of Arts and Sciences, will oversee the development of various software components that will add metadata...

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Researchers to Create World Database at CCS for Nervous System Repair

With the ultimate goal of accelerating the discovery of drugs to regenerate or protect nerves after spinal cord injury, UM Miller School researchers have received a $2.5 million grant to develop a novel database via the Center for Computational Science to enable neuroscientists to search the voluminous and growing number of studies related to nervous system repair, and link relevant data from those studies to other resources. “Right...

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