Pulley Ridge PROJECT

Pulley Ridge

Pulley Ridge is a 100+km long series of N/S trending, underwater barrier islands on the SW Florida Shelf (approximately 250 km west of Cape Sable). A relatively healthy mesophotic (mid-light)

Santa Cruz del Islote drone photo by University of Miami Institute for Data Science and Computing Software Engineering Department

Santa Cruz del Islote

The weekend before Thanksgiving, UM School of Architecture Prof. Adib Cure was working with CCS’s Software Engineering program at Santa Cruz del Islote, off the coast of Cartagena, Colombia, continuing

Coral Gables Episcopal Church front door with super ornate surround painted white against yellow, like white frosting on a vanilla cake.

Historic Coral Gables

The 26-story tower of the historic Biltmore Hotel rises majestically into the sky over Coral Gables. Visible for miles, it’s an icon, a landmark on the National Historic Register, and a


A project to produce a common codebase from which we can draw to develop geospatial applications for smart cities and other applications. Also, a general purpose web-based application. The Vistapolis

Yucatan peninsula Mexico from Google visible earth

Zenciti, Yucatán, MEXICO

In March 2016, the University of Miami announced a hemispheric collaboration between its Center for Computational Science (CCS) and the Yucatán State Government’s Information Technologies Innovation Center known as “Heuristic“,

University of Miami IDSC Software Engineering plankton composite 940x530

Automated Plankton Classification

The overall goal of this project was to process a digital image data collected using the In Situ Ichthyoplankton Imaging System (ISIIS) during the summer of 2011. These data were

Santa Cruz del Islote

Mapping of Informal Cities

High Resolution Imaging and High Accuracy Mapping of Informal Cities More than half the current global population lives in cities. United Nations projections estimate that this number will rise to

MAP Miami Affordability Project website showing assisted and public housing markers

Miami Affordability Project (MAP)

MAP: The Miami Affordability Project Housing affordability is a significant and growing challenge in Miami-Dade County, as it is in numerous metropolitan regions around the nation. Access to housing that

Mikve Israel Emanuel Synagogue Willemstad Curacao yellow 3-story building with white trim and ornate undulating roofline frontispiece

Mikvé Israel Emanuel Synagogue

The shifting sands on the floor inside the Western Hemisphere’s oldest continuously operating synagogue Mikvé Israel-Emanuel in Willemstad, Curaçao posed some unique challenges to students and researchers.

Participatory Mapping, Las Flores, Barranquilla, Colombia

Participatory Mapping Las Flores

Supported by funding from the National Geographic Society, with additional support from Tecnoglass and the UM Center from Computational Science) the goal of this project was to facilitate participatory mapping in the informal community of Las Flores in Barranquilla, Colombia.

The U Experience Magic Leap XR

Magic Leap The U Experience

By combining their creativity with powerful computing tools, University of Miami graduate students Maria Aguilar and Manouj Govindaraju crafted an extended reality (XR) application to welcome incoming freshman. Now, campus

20 Years of High-Resolution Climate Simulation of the 21st Century

High Resolution Global Climate Modeling

Access to high-performance computing and big-data analytics is essential to producing Earth system models.

xSAT eXperimental Situational Awareness Tool, University of Miami Institute for Data Science and Computing

xSAT Covid-19 Dashboard

IDSC has developed a first-of-its-kind early-detection platform for COVID-19 that enables local residents to self-report symptoms, and researchers and decision makers to visualize data and identify hot spots. By

point cloud by University of Miami Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC) Software Engineering Team of Nuestra Señora de la Merced Chapel at Corpus Christi Catholic Church Allapattah, Miami for Karen Mathews, Department of Art and Art History

Nuestra Señora de la Merced

University of Miami art history students have access to an augmented reality (AR) application to explore Colonial Spanish paintings and architecture, thanks to a collaboration between IDSC and the College

Covid-19 Waste water testing

Covid-19 Wastewater Testing

South Florida RAD: Using Wastewater Measurements to Predict COVID-19 in the Community   The University of Miami (UM) and Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM) established a collaborative study for human and environmental surveillance of

Storm clouds and rainfall over field and road

Ground-Breaking Rainfall Study

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

Schoolchildren playing on the floor with toys

COVID-19 Transmission Model

An innovative University of Miami (UM) COVID-19 study has demonstrated the power of applying advanced computer resources to understanding viral transmission rates. The collaborative UM research team conducted a granular