Posts Tagged "Chris Mader"

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 Software Engineering Drone Maps Oldest Surviving Synagogue in Curacao

The shifting sands on the floor inside the Western Hemisphere’s oldest continuously operating synagogue Mikvé Israel-Emanuel in Willemstad, Curaçao posed some unique challenges. Covering the floors of the sanctuary and the mezzanine, the sand parted with every footfall, making it harder for eight University of Miami School of Architecture students to document every cornice and crevice of the synagogue, built nearly 300 years ago by...

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CCS Celebrates Innovation at ACCelerate Festival at the Smithsonian

In Washington, D.C., for a weekend getaway, graduate student Marissa Lisenbee stumbled on a most unexpected sight when she decided to explore the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History last Friday. There, on the first floor, her physical therapy teacher was demonstrating an ingenious device that employs music to help amputees learn to walk again. “I knew he was working on prosthetics, but I didn’t know what his project...

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CCS Participates in eMerge Americas 2016

The Center for Computational Science offered two presentations at the cutting-edge technology and innovation event eMerge Americas held on April 17-19, 2016, at the Miami Beach Convention Center.  One on Visualization, and one on Digital Mapping using drones and custom software created by our Software Engineering Team. ●Crossmedia Imaging Of Latin American Informal Cities Project PRESENTERS:  Chris Mader, Director, Software...

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Software Engineering Maps the Most Crowded Island on Earth

The weekend before Thanksgiving, UM School of Architecture Prof. Adib Cure was working with CCS's Software Engineering program at Santa Cruz del Islote, off the coast of Cartagena, Colombia, continuing their research on documenting informal cities with drones and digital mapping technologies, as well as interviewing  residents of the island known as “the most crowded island on earth.” While there, Cure was invited to participate on a...

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