If you missed the inaugural speaker of the new Data Citizens: A Distinguished Lecture Series, you can watch it online now. Internationally renowned Israeli researcher Mira Marcus-Kalish, PhD, Director, International Research Affairs, for Tel Aviv University spoke on “Medical Informatics—Promise and Barriers towards Precise Medicine.” Read more “Catch the Replay of Mira Marcus-Kalish’s Data Citizens Lecture on Medical Informatics”
The second Meet a Data Scientist talk, given on November 18, 2020, featured Dr. Ben Kirtman, a Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. Dr. Kirtman uses atmosphere-ocean general circulation models to study the predictability and variability of the Earth’s climate system. Read more “Catch the Replay: Meet a Data Scientist with Ben Kirtman”
Big data, data analytics, advanced computing, and algorithms are rapidly and profoundly changing every sphere of human activity. Advanced computing gives us the ability to reliably and cost effectively store petabytes of data; and machine learning algorithms can crunch through massive datasets in real time to extract business intelligence and socially relevant information, giving firms new marketing tools, like mobile geo-social targeting.
Read more “Big Data, Business, and the Pandemic 12/3/2020”
Chris Mader, IDSC Software Engineering Director will present an overview of the recent project to develop the xSAT eXperimental Situational Awareness Tool in a webinar on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, 3:00-4:00 PM on Zoom. Read more “xSAT COVID-19 Early Detection WEBINAR 9/8/2020”
From contact tracing to communicating with the public, the COVID-19 pandemic presents ethical challenges to data professionals. Dr. Nick Tsinoremas, IDSC Founding Director, moderated a July 23, 2020 online discussion on “Data Ethics during COVID-19” with Brian Lee, Senior Advisor, Informatics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Office of the Chief Information Officer; Kenneth Goodman, PhD, Founder and Director, UM Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy, and Director, Data Ethics and Society, IDSC; and Soyeon Ahn, PhD, Chair and Professor, Department of Educational and Psychological Studies (EPS) in the School of Education & Human Development.
Published in The Proceedings of the 21st Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research, Dr. Yelena Yesha’s Keynote Speech “Using Blockchain to Empower Digital Government” was given on June 18, 2020, via Discord through Seoul National University. The June 15-19, 2020 Conference was titled “Intelligent Government in the Intelligent Information Society.” Read more “Using Blockchain to Empower Digital Government”
Join us on Thursday, April 30, at 2:00 PM via Zoom, for the 2019-2020 IDSC Fellows’ final project presentations. This event is open to interested UM Faculty/Staff/Students.
Read more “2019-2020 IDSC Fellows Final Presentations 4/30/2020”
The Open House Introducing the new Master of Science in Data Science degree has been changed to a VIRTUAL Open House.
After careful consideration, the Mapping the Vernacular Symposium previously scheduled for April 17, 2020, at University of Miami, is POSTPONED due to statewide precautions for the COVID-19 Coronavirus, and the State of Florida’s public health emergency declaration. Read more “Mapping the Vernacular Symposium—POSTPONED”
#PyDataMiami2020 has been postponed . . .
PyData is a 2-day conference on tools and techniques for machine learning, data analysis, visualization, and large-scale data infrastructure. We are an accessible, community-driven conference with talks and tutorials for all skill levels: students, practitioners, and researchers. PyData focuses on open-source computational tools for the Python programming language (such as NumPy, Pandas, and scikit-learn), as well as implementation-agnostic techniques, and other high level numerical languages, such as R and Julia.