The University of Miami Center for Computational Science (CCS) (now called the Institute for Data Science and Computing) proudly celebrates 10 years of projects and collaborations . . . Read more “A Look Back at Our History: 10-Year Report 2007-2017”
At least one CCS Member is doing fieldwork for three weeks this summer in the Gulf of Mexico as part of a multi-institution research project to study ocean flow. Funded by BP through the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative, Dr. Tamay Ozgokmen is the project director of the Consortium for Advanced Research on Transport of Hydrocarbon in the Environment (CARTHE) looking at how the Gulf waters transport things like oil or other pollutants. Read more “Field Work: Ground-Truthing Gulf Surface Water Movement”
With the ultimate goal of accelerating the discovery of drugs to regenerate or protect nerves after spinal cord injury, UM Miller School researchers have received a $2.5 million grant to develop a novel database via the Center for Computational Science to enable neuroscientists to search the voluminous and growing number of studies related to nervous system repair, and link relevant data from those studies to other resources. Read more “Researchers to Create World Database for Nervous System Repair”
Each year, the National Hurricane Center estimates that tropical storm-related flood damage costs literally billions of dollars. In 2011, it was estimated at $8,410,469,500. In 2005, the year of Hurricane Katrina, that number was $51,173,065,465. So, to have a tool that can help forecast the potential for flooding rise means better preparation and reduced damage and costs. Read more “Grant Awarded to Multiple Institutions for Drought and Flood Prediction”
More than one thousand University of Miami faculty, students, and research staff collaborate with the Center for Computational Science (CCS) on a diverse and often interdisciplinary set of projects, many funded by highly competitive research grants. CCS provides extraordinary intellectual, hardware, and software resources to our partners across the entire University. This video provides an inside look at CCS and the research being conducted at the University of Miami utilizing this resource. Read more “CCS in Action”
University of Miami faculty are getting a powerful new resource that will aid their scientific research efforts in a multitude of academic disciplines. The new Center for Computational Science at the University will focus initially on computational science research in five areas: physical science, biology and bioinformatics, chemistry, data mining, and visualization.
“Computation is an essential tool for state-of-the art scientific research,” says Executive Vice President and Provost Thomas J. LeBlanc. “We envision this center as a resource for the entire University research community, not only in terms of computing cycles but also, and equally important, the inclusion of research and support staff who can assist our faculty in translating their research problems into software that runs efficiently on high-speed computers.”