Please plan to attend our first annual “IDSC Day” on Thursday, September 28, in the great room of the new Frost Institute for Chemistry and Molecular Science building. It will be an exciting face-to-face celebration that brings together faculty, staff, students, and industry partners, and marks the formal introduction of the Frost Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC). Read more “See you TODAY 9/28 1-6PM at “IDSC Day” Showcasing UM’s Interdisciplinary Research”
As a child, David Chapman spent hours in front of his family computer, playing StarCraft, Spyro the Dragon, and other video games that used high-quality graphics to take players on fantastic adventures. Chapman was intrigued, but not just with the games. He was captivated by the imagery, and wanted to understand how computer-generated images were made. Read more “David Chapman Has a Passion for Image-Related Research”
IDSC invites UM faculty to respond to our Call for Proposals for Expanding the Use of Collaborative Data Science at UM. The opportunity is designed to increase the use of data science to foster breakthroughs in disciplinary pursuits making the research team more competitive for external funding. Awards include $20K in discretionary funds plus 1M Service Units (SUs) to be used for high performance computing (HPC) on IDSC systems. It is anticipated that five awards will be made. Read more “CALL for PROPOSALS: Expanding the Use of Collaborative Data Science at UM—Deadline 9/29”
Attention: UM Graduate and Undergraduate Students! Are you interested in applying to be an IDSC Fellow? Are you unsure if your idea or project would benefit from the program? Bring your questions to IDSC Day next Thursday, September 28 [register here (free)]. We’ll be at the Frost Institute for Chemistry and Molecular Science building from 1:00-6:00 PM and we’ll do our best to answer them.
Read more “Apply Now for the 2023-2024 IDSC Fellows Program: Deadline 10/2”
Data Citizens: A Distinguished Lecture Series is pleased to present ultra contemporary artist and data scientist Rafael Rodriguez Gárciga. Join us on Thursday, October 26, from 12:00 to 1:00 PM. This event is free and open to the public (light lunch). The lecture navigates the exhaustion of creativity, probing its implications for science, art, and philosophy as the tripartite domain of thought. Read more “Data Citizens: A Distinguished Lecture Series presents Rafael Rodriguez Gárciga 10/26”
Software Carpentry helps researchers get their work done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic research computing skills. This hands-on Python workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management, and task automation. Read more “2-Day Free Software Carpentry “Python” Workshop at Medical Campus 11/2-3″
Software Carpentry helps researchers get their work done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic research computing skills. This hands-on “R” workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management, and task automation. Read more “2-Day Free Software Carpentry “R” Workshop at Medical Campus 11/15-16″
At the crossroads of visual storytelling, entertainment and new immersive technology, this one-of-a-kind international event invites all curious and tech-savvy audiences to explore the best mind-bending stories in interactive and immersive storytelling. Saves the dates 11/30-12/2 and join us at the University of Miami Lakeside Village on the Coral Gables campus.
Thank you to everyone who attended our INFO SESSION yesterday for the IDSC Grants Program “Expanding the Use of Collaborative Data Science at UM” fall 2023 Call for Proposals. In case you missed it, you can watch now on U Miami MEDIA SPACE. Read more “CATCH THE REPLAY! IDSC Call for Proposals Information Session”
Overtown opened its arms to Casey Munga nine years ago. That’s when the single mother of one moved to the historic Miami neighborhood after becoming homeless and nearly losing her son to a bout with sepsis that left him in a wheelchair. “We were traumatized because of what happened to us,” she recalled. “When we moved to Overtown, no one knew us, but we were never treated like strangers. Read more “Environmental Justice Clinic Law Fights for Overtown”