Computing and Information Science

Senior capstone projects featured by WABI

WABI (CBS 5 in Bangor) featured a brief segment on senior capstone projects from computer science and new media students at the University of Maine on Friday, April 26. Students presented and displayed their year-long projects on the last day of classes at the Ferland Engineering Education and Design Center. This year’s projects for computing […]

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Media highlight UMaine total eclipse livestream from high-altitude balloon

Several media outlets spanning beyond New England, including the Portland Press Herald, Thrillist, Popular Mechanics, TechRadar and Ontario’s InsideHalton.com, highlighted the livestream of the April 8 total solar eclipse from the University of Maine High Altitude Ballooning program and included a link to the video. The Bulletin, covering eastern Connecticut, also highlighted the UMaine livestream. […]

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Two faculty presenting at Maine Science Festival event featured by WFVX

WFVX (FOX 22 in Bangor) reported on the Maine Science Festival Discovery on Tap event, organized by the Maine Discovery Museum, which featured Justin Brown, laboratory research manager of VEMI Lab at UMaine, and assistant professor of spatial informatics Nimesha Ranasinghe. Brown presented on the technological power of haptics and touch. “We have touch receptors […]

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Mainebiz feature highlights innovative instruction and R&D at UMaine

A report from Mainebiz on innovation and engineering at the University of Maine featured President Joan Ferrini-Mundy; Maine College of Engineering and Computing Dean Giovanna Guidoboni; Renee Kelly, associate vice president for strategic partnerships, innovation, resources and engagement; a project by the Advanced Structures and Composites Center (ASCC) to create a 3D-printed, bio-based home; and […]

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Astronomy center hosting Minecraft camp during spring break

For youth curious about what Earth would be like without a moon or enjoy exploring unique worlds in Minecraft, the University of Maine Versant Power Astronomy Center and Jordan Planetarium is offering a camp for kids that promotes science and learning by exploring “What-if” Hypothetical Implementations in Minecraft. The camp is during spring break, April […]

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