Profs Ogihara wins Best Paper Award
Prof Ogihara's paper "Mining Library and University Data to Understand Library Use Patterns" won the award for the best paper of 2016 in the journal "The Electronic Library".
Awards for Profs Schwartz and Ogihara
At the 2016 College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Scholarly & Creative Activities Recognition Reception, Prof Odelia Schwartz received one of the three Certificates of Excellence for Scholarly & Creative Activities, and Prof Ogihara was awarded a Cooper Fellowship. Congratulations to both!
Negin Arhami is the first female PhD graduate from the Department of Computer Science. She defended her thesis "Automated Theorem Proving by Translation to Description Logic" on the 28th October, and is off to a career with Microsoft. See the e-Veritas article.
Fernanda Viegas and Martin Wattenberg
Join us for a networking event with the speakers from our 2nd VizUM Annual Symposium Fernanda Viegas PhD and Martin Wattenberg PhD of Google's "Big Picture" data visualization group, plus UM faculty in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). As leaders of Google's "Big Picture" data visualization group , Fernanda and Martin invent new ways for people to understand and explore data. They are well known for their global contributions to social and collaborative visualization, and their visualization artwork has been exhibited at museums worldwide. Lunch will be provided. This event is open to University of Miami students only. This event is sponsored by the Department of Computer Science, the Center for Computational Science, and the Women and Gender Studies Program of the College of Arts & Sciences.
Women in Tech Careers
Did you know that in 2013, just 26 percent of computing jobs in the United States were held by women? Several panelists from academia and industry have been invited to the University of Miami (UM) to discuss the challenges facing women in tech careers today, and how we can work together to resolve those challenges. More information here.
RoboCanes USA Open 2015
The Dpartment of Computer Science's autonomous soccer playing robot team "RoboCanes" won the RoboCup US Open 2015 competition yesterday. The US Open are the American Championships and one of the three big events prior to the World Championships that take place in Hefei, China in July this year.