From smart homes to the Internet of things (IoT), the University of Miami Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC) will partner with General Electric’s subsidiary GE Global Research to explore collaborative research opportunities throughout the technology sector. Read more “IDSC & GE Global Research Partner on Smart Technology”
From contact tracing to communicating with the public, the COVID-19 pandemic presents ethical challenges to data professionals. Dr. Nick Tsinoremas, IDSC Founding Director, moderated a July 23, 2020 online discussion on “Data Ethics during COVID-19” with Brian Lee, Senior Advisor, Informatics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Office of the Chief Information Officer; Kenneth Goodman, PhD, Founder and Director, UM Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy, and Director, Data Ethics and Society, IDSC; and Soyeon Ahn, PhD, Chair and Professor, Department of Educational and Psychological Studies (EPS) in the School of Education & Human Development.
The University of Miami Institute for Data Science and Computing, Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy, and the Ethics Programs are collaborating to host a Zoom discussion on Data Ethics during COVID-19. From public health surveillance to contact tracing and the never-ending challenge of balancing the duties of science and privacy, the Covid-19 pandemic is a test-case of our ability to manage extraordinary challenges. The ethical decisions surrounding data collection, sharing, and use, shapes and will help us meet these challenges. Read more “Data Ethics During COVID-19”
In this session, Dr. Michael Mannino will describe and show how “The Virtual Brain,” a neuroinformatics package, simulates the human brain, using a computational model that explores the dynamics of large-scale brain networks, and information flow between different brain regions underpinning cognitive processes like working memory, attention, and perception. He will also discuss other conceptual issues about the use of simulation and computation in neuroscience. Read more “Lunch & Learn on Brain Networks 1/22/2020”
The Institute for Data Science and Computing, in collaboration with the College of Arts and Sciences, Miami Herbert Business School, and the School of Communication, invites you to the 4th annual Big Data Conference, joined by the University’s annual data visualization celebration, VizUM, on Wednesday December 11, 2019. Read more “Register Now for Big Data + VizUM 12/11/2019”
The first project to come out of the UM-Magic Leap Project Alexandria collaboration is “The U Experience” a mixed reality tour of the Coral Gables campus. The team working on this Magic Leap experience celebrated on Friday, August 16th at the Newman Alumni Center. The project was completed in time for the President’s Celebration for New Students taking place on Saturday, and being offered to 2,800 incoming freshman.
Read more “Magic Leap Mixed Realty Campus Tour”
On Thursday July 25th, 2019, CCS hosted a field trip of middle schoolers from the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science. Read more “Frost Science Students Tour the Data Center and Viz Lab”