As an expert in blockchain technology, personalized health care, and electronic commerce, Yelena Yesha has always been drawn to challenges. When the teenage math and physics whiz won second place in Ukraine’s Physics Olympics, she was offered an accelerated path to college—but only if her parents agreed to stay in the oppressive homeland where they were forced out of their jobs. Read more “Dr. Yelena Yesha Named First Knight Foundation Chair of Data Science and AI”
By joining the National Science Foundation Center for Accelerated Real Time Analytics (CARTA), the University of Miami Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC) is opening the door to deeper levels of academic and industry collaboration. Read more “UM Joins NSF Center for Accelerated Real Time Analytics (CARTA)”
From mixed-reality home experiences to community-wide disease alerts, leading-edge health technology can help individuals, providers, health systems, government agencies, and care providers meet the challenges of the next decade. Innovative digital approaches to improving “Health and Well-Being in the Post-Pandemic City” were highlighted at Smart Cities MIAMI 2021, a virtual conference on April 15 hosted by the University of Miami Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC) in partnership with the School of Architecture. Read more “Using Data and Digital Tools to Improve Health and Well-Being”
When you think of sensors being in your home, your mind more than likely drifts to motion sensors, light sensors, or even fire alarms, but an expert team at UM is developing a concept beyond mainstream smart home technology—one that can change the way we live our everyday lives.
Read more “Catch the Replay: Smart Cities MIAMI 2021 Reimagines Healthcare”
On January 27, 2021, from 4:00 to 5:00 PM, Dr. Yelena Yesha shared her definition of data science and addressed the current state of affairs in the field of data science. She spoke about exciting innovative projects at CARTA and IDSC that involve the data analytics, data science, and blockchain technology. And about her personal journey—how she got to be where she is and how she picked up the field of data science before it gained the prominence. Read more “Catch the Replay: Meet a Data Scientist with Yelena Yesha”
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 Visiting Distinguished Professor in the Department of Computer Science. Read more “Yelena Yesha Joins UM as IDSC Innovation Officer”
Researchers at the University of Miami Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC) are exploring the interface between the human brain and technology through a collaborative international initiative. Read more “Brain Investigators International Collaborative Initiative”