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Fall 2021, Innovation

UM Joins National Science Foundation Center for Accelerated Real Time Analytics (CARTA)

August 30, 2021

By joining the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Center for Accelerated Real Time Analytics (CARTA), the University of Miami, through IDSC, is opening the door to deeper levels of academic and industry collaboration. “As the latest CARTA site, our research will focus on a variety of themes, including machine learning and artificial intelligence,” said Mitsu Ogihara, PhD, […]

Awards and Honors, Fall 2021

Yelena Yesha Named First IDSC Knight Foundation Chair

August 30, 2021

Professor Yelena Yesha, Ph.D., has been appointed Knight Foundation Chair of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, the first Knight Chair for the Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC) at the University of Miami. As an expert in blockchain technology, personalized health care, and electronic commerce, Yesha is a renowned data scientist and trailblazer in […]

Blockchain, Spring 2021

Yelena Yesha: International Leader in Blockchain Technology

February 1, 2021

While most people think of blockchain as the “secret sauce” of cryptocurrencies, Yelena Yesha, PhD, believes this powerful computational technology has the potential to transform industries around the world. “We have done a tremendous amount of research on blockchains for securing medical devices, including a novel network system that enables patient consent,” said Dr. Yesha, […]

Cover Story, Fall 2020

Yelena Yesha Joins UM as IDSC Innovation Officer

September 18, 2020

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 a Knight Foundation Chair of Data Science and AI. “Dr. Yesha is an internationally recognized leader in many fields, including cybersecurity, big data analytics, medical research, electronic commerce, and climate […]

Blockchain, Fall 2020

Fake News Detection and Tracking Using Blockchain

September 18, 2020

Knight Foundation Chair of Data Science and AI, and IDSC Innovation Officer Yelena Yesha, PhD, is launching a collaborative blockchain project to detect and track fake news by identifying the source in real time. “The coronavirus pandemic has led to an explosion of misinformation, such as ‘miracle cures’, as well as scammers trying to take […]