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Creative Technologies, Extended Reality, Spring 2022

COVER STORY: UM Leaps Into The Metaverse

January 29, 2022

Léa Dorne still vividly remembers visiting a Syrian refugee camp and standing inside a family’s United Nations trailer in Jordan. But she wasn’t actually in the Middle East. Dorne observed the family’s reality through an Oculus Quest headset while watching a film shot in virtual reality (VR).

Advanced Computing, Spring 2022

IDSC Advanced Computing Welcomes Dr. Ravi Vadapalli

January 29, 2022

Ravi Vadapalli, PhD has been named Director of Advanced Computing at the University of Miami Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC), bringing nearly 19 years of experience in high-performance computing and applications in multiple disciplines to the role.

From the Director, Spring 2022

IDSC Helping to Advance Miami’s Role as a Tech Hub

January 29, 2022

from the director As we enter the New Year, the Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC) at the University of Miami is committed to advancing Miami’s role as a global technology hub. With its strategic location in the Americas and a deep and diverse multicultural talent pool, Miami is making great strides in attracting […]

Education, Spring 2022

“Data Science for the World” Inspires Future Data Scientists

January 29, 2022

The volume of data collected today is growing astronomically as our computers, phones, and smart devices track our every move, purchase, and desire. Yet, the number of people who can sift through this data to find useful information remains a meager percentage of the workforce.

Advanced Computing, Spring 2022

Access to a Range of IBM Software Enables, Empowers University

January 29, 2022

Students, faculty, and staff at the University of Miami now have access to a range of digital tools from computer giant IBM thanks to a growing partnership between the global computer corporation and the University’s Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC).

Data Science, Spring 2022

Meet a Data Scientist Lecture Series Presents Dr. Shri Narayanan 2/9

January 29, 2022

The Meet a Data Scientist series is a chance to get up close and personal with top-level data science professionals. Join us for a talk with Dr. Shrikanth “Shri” Narayanan, an interdisciplinary engineer-scientist with a focus on human-centered signal processing and machine intelligence with speech and spoken language processing at its core.

Spring 2022, Virtual Reality

VR/AR Association Miami Chapter Launch Event 2/17

January 29, 2022

The VR/AR Association (VRARA) in partnership with the University of Miami’s XR Initiative and Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC) will host a Miami Chapter Launch event on February 17, 2022, 5:30-8:00 PM at the University of Miami Cosford Cinema (located on campus at 5030 Brunson Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146), or you may […]

From the Deputy Director, Spring 2022

IDSC Grants Explore Data Ethics and Social Processes

January 29, 2022

from the deputy director Big data, sophisticated analytics, and deep learning tools help drive advances in the sciences, medicine, architecture, the arts and humanities, and many other academic disciplines and commercial sectors. Today, a growing number of researchers are drawing on these powerful resources of the Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC) to probe […]

Earth Systems, Spring 2022

Computing Resources Drive Ground-Breaking Rainfall Study

January 29, 2022

A new study has identified connections between oscillations in the Gulf Stream and long-term rainfall expectations in the Southeastern U.S.—a finding made possible by the supercomputing resources at the University of Miami Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC).

Digital Health + Life Sciences Informatics, Spring 2022

NCI Funds AI Training for Young Faculty

January 29, 2022

Six post-doctoral fellows at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine will be trained in data science, thanks to a collaborative initiative with the UM Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC).

Covid-19, Spring 2022

Innovative Study Applies Computational Power to Develop COVID Transmission Model

January 29, 2022

An innovative University of Miami (UM) COVID-19 study has demonstrated the power of applying advanced computer resources to understanding viral transmission rates.

Events, Spring 2022

Catch the Replay: IDSC Spring 2022 Town Hall on Expanding Resources

January 29, 2022

On  January 13, 2022, we held a Town Hall meeting showcasing IDSC’s broadening advanced computing resources, systems and data engineering services, workforce development and educational programming, as well as our research focus areas, outreach, events, and engagement opportunities.

Smart Cities, Spring 2022

Save the Dates 5/19-20 for Smart Cities MIAMI

January 29, 2022

The University of Miami School of Architecture and Institute for Data Science and Computing present the 5th annual Smart Cities Miami Conference and Workshop on Thursday and Friday, May 19-20, 2022.

Big Data, Spring 2022

Catch the Replay: Big Data 2021 Looked at Creative Destruction Trends

January 29, 2022

From improving services to managing risks and creating new revenue streams, advanced technologies are reshaping the South Florida landscape for businesses, governments, and academic institutions, while increasing the need for a data-literate workforce.

IDSC Fellows, Spring 2022

IDSC Fellows Fall 2021 Launch Event Featured Project Proposals

January 29, 2022

From endangered whales to Alzheimer’s disease, concrete durability, and the brain-computer interface, four University of Miami graduate students will apply advanced data science and computing tools to their multidisciplinary research projects selected for the IDSC Fellows Program for the 2021-22 academic year.

People, Spring 2022

IDSC Welcomes New Team Members!

January 29, 2022

IDSC is pleased to welcome four new team members. We are thrilled to have you at IDSC. You’re going to be a valuable asset to the U, and we can’t wait to see all that you accomplish.

IDSC Membership, Spring 2022

Become an IDSC Member

January 29, 2022

The Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC) catalyzes discovery through data by providing intellectual leadership and resources to support the development and deployment of pioneering computational methods. Membership is open to UM or outside faculty with an interest in interdisciplinary research.

Advanced Computing, Spring 2022

IDSC Advanced Computing Services

January 29, 2022

The IDSC Advanced Computing team consults on storage solutions, hardware, installation, systems administration, storage maintenance, account maintenance, and end-user support. They can also provide design and implementation of high-performance solutions, scientific programming, parallel code profiling, and code optimization.

Spring 2022, Systems and Data Engineering

IDSC Systems and Data Engineering Services

January 29, 2022

The Institute for Data Science and Computing Systems and Data Engineering team are professional software engineers who actively seek collaborative partners for new and innovative software application and systems development projects. The team has developed applications and software systems to support work in clinical research, drug discovery, genomics, mapping, and urban planning, observational biology/ecology, and the digital […]