Computing and Information Science


$350K NSF grant to UMaine to support statewide research, outreach with new high-performance computational instrument

A project led by the University of Maine School of Computing and Information Science to develop a high-performance computing instrument has received a $350,000 National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation grant. Roy Turner, associate professor of computer science at UMaine, will lead the project.   Deep learning (a subfield of artificial intelligence), modeling and simulation, and […]

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New Media Night 2019 to showcase student work May 3

Step into a bee swarm, travel back in time, or shrink down to the size of an ant in works of augmented and virtual reality created by seniors in the University of Maine’s new media program. “Venture Forth: New Media Night 2019” will be held at the Innovative Media Research and Commercialization Center from 5–7 […]

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UMaine celebrates research and creativity during Maine Impact Week

Maine Impact Week celebrates University of Maine faculty, students, community and their contributions to the social and economic advancement of the state and beyond. The public is invited to attend multiple events highlighting the impact of research and creative work produced by Maine’s research university the week of April 8–13. The featured event is the […]

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UMaine community members participating in fifth annual Maine Science Festival

The fifth annual Maine Science Festival will be held in Bangor and Orono March 13–17.   The University of Maine is one of the major event sponsors. Several members of the UMaine community will lead workshops and participate in the program that draws science, innovation and creative achievement enthusiasts of all ages.   “Ask a […]

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Four MIRTA teams to showcase discoveries Feb. 5

Four discoveries will be showcased by University of Maine faculty-led teams from the Maine Innovation, Research and Technology Accelerator (MIRTA) beginning at 5 p.m. Feb. 5 at the Foster Center for Student Innovation on campus. The four MIRTA projects are: A nanocellulose composite orthopedic implant that promotes the growth of strong natural bone while safely […]

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UMaine to host 24-hour America East hackathon beginning March 2

Innovative, tech-savvy, entrepreneurial students will tackle challenges facing America’s farmers at the America East hackathon (Hack AE) March 2–3 at the University of Maine. Jeffrey Hecker, UMaine’s executive vice president for academic affairs and provost, said the university is honored to host the third annual 24-hour civic hackathon. “Hack AE 2019 will provide a unique […]

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