In this issue, CCS:
Celebrates the launch of the U's new supercomputer "TRITON"
Shares " The U Experience, " a collaboration with Magic Leap
Introduces new Visualization & Infographics Consulting Services
Informs on the latest News and Research , and
Invites you to Upcoming Events

» Celebrating the Launch of TRITON
The U's New Supercomputer
Using the same AI-optimized architecture as the world’s most powerful supercomputers, TRITON is University of Miami’s first GPU-accelerated HPC/AI system, representing a new approach to computational and data science. See more
» Gensler's Joseph Brancato to Keynote
Smart Cities MIAMI 2020 Conference
Rapid urbanization, unprecented demographic shifts, and technology-driven distruption are among the top global forces affecting cities. Joseph Brancato, a leader in designing future cities, experience-driven design, the urbanization of suburbia, and the impact of driverless cars and ride sharing on urban planning and development, will share his insight and expertise at Smart Cities MIAMI 2020

Save the date Thursday, April 2, 2020, to attend. Continue reading
» Accepting Applications for 2019-2020 CCS Fellows Program through 10/15
2 undergraduate and 2 graduate students are chosen each year for the CCS Fellows Program. Students from any UM School or College may apply. Find out how
» In Scientific American:
On Misreading Data Visual-izations by Alberto Cairo
How dishonesty spreads, why we trust lies, and decisionmaking with incomplete information Read on

» First Phase of Magic Leap Collaborative Project wraps
Team members of the Magic Leap mixed reality Gables campus tour celebrated the launch of "The U Experience" ( Now at Richter Library ).
» CCS at IEEE Computer Vision + Pattern Recognition Conference
Mitsunori Ogihara, Gang Ren, and Daniel Messinger presented a paper together at the Workshop on Face + Gesture Analysis for Health Informatics. Read the paper
» Dr. Enrico Capobianco Receives NSF + NIH Awards
Collaborations with Dr. Jianning Wei (FAU) and Dr. Jun Deng (Yale) examine Huntingtin Interacome in response to cellular stress, and, create a precision radiotherapy data framework. More details
» Smart City Collaboration Gift Agreement Signed
A gift from Urbetica will provide initial funding to support research on Zenciti—extending the work done by Architecture's RADLab. Article + Photo Gallery

» "Those Hurricane Maps Don't Mean What You Think They Mean" The NY Times
Motion graphic by Alberto Cairo CCS Visualization Program Director shows why hurricane "cone" maps are misinterpreted. More on the "cone of uncertainty"
» Smart Cities MIAMI 2019
Competition 1st Place Video featured on Vyond
The "Laboratory of Everyday Things—N.O.T. (neighborhood oriented transit)" Team video was featured on as a customer spotlight.  Watch the Video

» CCS Advanced Computing Director Joel Zysman on Sensors Projects
“Sensors, Analytics, and AI: How Storage Accelerates Smart City Development” is a fascinating look at the progression of CCS' Sensor Networks projects .
Events & Outreach
» Magic Leap The U Experience
Now Open Through the Fall Semester
"The U Experience" mixed reality tour of the UM Gables campus is now open to faculty + students in the Magic Leap Lab at the Richter Library. Reserve your tour at: .
» TRITON Supercomputer Launch Celebration
Event Thursday 9/19, 4-6 PM
Join CCS in celebration of this milestone University event with a reception at the Newman Alumni Center. Please RSVP.
» Software Carpentry Workshops coming in Fall 2019/Spring 2020
Each semester CCS offers free, 2-day workshops in Python, R and other programs. Listings appear on:
» Introduction to TRITON Workshops Available
• Gables campus 10/10/2019
• RSMAS campus 11/8/2019
• Medical campus 12/13/2019
Learn about the capabilities of the U's new state-of-the-art supercomputer—accessible from your laptop! Registration Open
» "Gigabytes for Good" Data Science LECTURE
Friday 11/1/2019 3:00-4:00 PM
Nick Petersen and Robert Latham will address questions at the intersection of Data Science and Social Justice. Please RSVP .
» Viz UM joins Big Data Conference
Wednesday 12/11/2019 12:00-7:00 PM
CCS is excited to join these two events into one exciting day. A poster session has been added. Find out more
» Data Intersections Symposium
Friday 2/14/2019 8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Data Intersections 2020 will examine Ethics in Data Science, Computing, and Visualization. Read more
» Smart Cities MIAMI 2020 Conference Thursday 4/2

Save the date 4/2 for Smart Cities MIAMI 2020. Keynote Speaker: Joseph Brancato. Find out more
» Smart Cities MIAMI 2020 Workshop Friday 4/3

Invitees will dive into smart cities trending topics. If you are interested in participating, please email us a t

NEW Faces
Michael Mannino, PhD Director of Programs, got his PhD in complex systems and brain sciences. His research was in computational neuroscience, and he's passionate about science communication, all things brain, and complexity science.
Alyssa Fowers is a graduate student studying data visualization and interactive media. She received her BA in Psychology from Duke University. Alyssa is consulting on Data Visualization and Infographics 
Nicolas Alberti , a new UM graduate majoring in Information Technology with a software track, joined CCS Advanced Computing as Linux System Administrator.
Jacqueline Green is a returning University of Miami administrative professional who joined the CCS team in April. Jacqueline obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from New York's Syracuse University.
Ty Feng , an undergraduate (History + Computer Science major) is working as a Research Intern on the Magic Leap computer-vision project with the Software Engineering team.
Zhenyuan Wang , an undergraduate student (Mathematics + Computer Science major) is working as a Research Intern on Deep Learning and Machine Learning projects with the Software Engineering team .
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