Software Carpentry helps researchers get their work done in less time and with less pain by teaching them fundamental 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 2/21+22”
The University of Miami Office of the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost is excited to announce the call for the 2024-25 XR Award, a technology incubator and experiential learning lab facilitated by UMverse. This initiative aims to advance immersive media research projects by developing XR applications (virtual, augmented, mixed, and spatial reality). Read more “Call for Creative Ideas for 2024-2025 XR Awards for UM Faculty-LOI due 2/26”
The University of Miami Frost Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC) is a training session for Advanced Computing Users, or those interested in learning how to use the University’s Advanced Computing capabilities, as well as how to utilize the services IDSC provides. The session is an hour long, followed by :30 min. for Q&A.
Join us in person (or via ZOOM) on Thursday, March 21, 2024, from 1:30-3:00 PM in the Richter Library 3rd Floor Conference Room (#343). Zoom link will be emailed upon completion of registration.
Register Now (free)
The Session will cover:
Introduction to IDSC
Intro. to Advanced Computing Systems and Services
- Connecting to the Cluster
- Transferring Data
- Navigating the Filesystem
- Storage (Home vs Scratch)
- Software (Environment/Modules)
- Processing Jobs (LSF)
- Computing (CPU, GPU)
Accessing/Using ACS Services
- Requesting and Managing User/Group Accounts
- Cost of using ACS Systems and Services
Need Help? Where to Start
- User Documentation
- Submitting a Ticket
Submitting an external grant?
- How to budget computing and storage into your grant
- I need collaborators—How do I go about it (or can IDSC recommend additional resources)?
Join us on Thursday April 4 for the second annual University of Miami COMPUTING DAY. Computing Day is part of a broad initiative to foster interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation in computing. Read more “Announcing COMPUTING DAY Keynote: James Waugh | Save the Date 4/4”
IDSC was pleased to present Dr. Garfield “Gary” Jones, DEng, Associate Chief of Strategic Technology at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). CISA is the operational lead for Federal cybersecurity and the national coordinator for critical infrastructure security and resilience. Read more “Catch the Replay: CISA’s Dr. Gary Jones on Cybersecurity”
University of Miami School of Architecture students surveyed every aspect of the Coral Gables Congregational United Church of Christ to document the architectural design, structure, and distinctive elements of the building. The compiled architectural measured drawings will be preserved at the Library of Congress. Read more “IDSC Helps Students Document Iconic Coral Gables Congregational Church”
Software Carpentry helps researchers get their work done in less time and with less pain by teaching them fundamental 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 3/28+29”
The University of Miami School of Architecture and Frost Institute for Data Science and Computing present the 8th annual Smart Cities Miami Conference on Thursday and Friday, April 11+12, 2024, at the University of Miami Coral Gables campus Lakeside Village Expo Center. Read more “Smart Cities MIAMI 2024 Conference 4/11+12”
IDSC Deputy Director Dr. Ben Kirtman has been named a 2023 Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU). “I am honored, proud, and at the same time humbled, by all the incredible achievements of the other recipients of the 2023 AGU Class of Fellows,” said Dr. Kirtman.
Read more “Dr. Ben Kirtman Honored as 2023 Fellow of the American Geophysical Union”
With a fascinating career that has “tracked alongside the major technological developments in and out of the newsroom that brought us to the current point in data visualization,” Prof. Alberto Cairo was described in a Microsoft / Story Labs profile as “always in the vanguard of visual journalism.” Read more “Available Now: “The Art of Insight: How Great Visualization Designers Think””