IDSC Outreach creates scientific research engagement activities between IDSC and researchers at the University of Miami and beyond to meet the objective of promoting data science to the community at large.
In addition to participation in events, IDSC Outreach partners with community organizations such as the Miami Dade Beacon Council Tech Committee, the Dance Data Project, Ransom Everglades Breakthrough Miami, and the Frost Science Museum.
Michael Mannino, PhD
Director of Programs
Dr. Michael Mannino joined IDSC in April 2019 as Director of Engagement. He has a PhD in Complex Systems and Brain Sciences. His research was in Computational Neuroscience, specifically computational modeling of large-scale brain networks using nonlinear dynamical systems and neural time series analysis. Michael also has a Masters in Philosophy, focusing on the philosophy of science, and philosophy of mind. Before joining UM, he was a Professor of Philosophy at Miami Dade College, teaching several courses. He is passionate about the topics of science communication, complexity science, and all things brain.