University of Miami art history students have access to an augmented reality (AR) application to explore Colonial Spanish paintings and architecture, thanks to a collaboration between IDSC and the College of Arts and Sciences. Read more “Collaboration creates Virtual Tour of Nuestra Señora de la Merced Chapel”
Yelena Yesha, PhD, an award-winning researcher and technology industry leader, has joined IDSC as Innovation Officer and Head of International Relations. She was also named Visiting Distinguished Professor in the Department of Computer Science. Read more “Yelena Yesha Joins UM as IDSC Innovation Officer”
The University of Miami Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC) is pleased to launch the first issue of Data Science and Computing magazine. Subscribe to receive quarterly issues covering collaborative projects leveraging the U’s state-of-the-art technology. From a global cutting-edge project to detect and track fake news using blockchain, to innovate student projects taking campus tours to the next level, all the latest things IDSC is working will be featured in the magazine. Read how IDSC’s data and computing professionals are here to help bring your research, training, or business goals to life. Read more “IDSC “Data Science and Computing” MAGAZINE”
Excerpt from Popular Science: “The problem is that [political/election] maps are designed to be geographically accurate. They’re great at that, especially if they account for the curvature of the Earth with a proper projection that doesn’t stretch out the northern states. But as Alberto Cairo, a data visualization designer, [IDSC Director of Information Design], and Professor of Visual Journalism at the University of Miami, has pointed out: acres don’t vote, people do. Read more “Alberto Cairo Helps Popular Science See Through Election Graphics Tricks”
Researchers at the University of Miami Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC) are exploring the interface between the human brain and technology through a collaborative international initiative. Read more “Brain Investigators International Collaborative Initiative”
“Visualizing Data: Veracity, Accuracy, Accountability” a virtual discussion with Prof. Alberto Cairo, PhD, will be held on Friday, October 9, 2020, 12:00-1:00 p.m. as part of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy monthly conference series Dialogues in Research Ethics. Read more “Dialogues in Research Ethics 10/9/2020”
A new international partnership between IDSC and Tel Aviv University in Israel will open the door to collaborative research, learning, and cultural initiatives. “We are looking forward to creating exciting opportunities for our researchers, faculty, and students, to expand their horizons,” said Nick Tsinoremas, IDSC Founding Director, who recently signed a memorandum of understanding with Tel Aviv University (TAU). Read more “UM IDSC Partners with Tel Aviv University on Data Science”
By joining a national collaborative partnership, the University of Miami Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC) will contribute to the analysis and evaluation of new medical devices designed to improve patient care. “Our IDSC faculty will bring their extensive data skills, and knowledge of the health care industry as a new partner of the Medical Device Epidemiology Network (MDEpiNet),” said Nicolas Tsinoremas, PhD, Director of the Institute, who recently entered into a memorandum of understanding with MDEpiNet.