News and Events

Graduation 2018

As every year, the school year commences with the graduation of the computer science seniors and the Spatial Information Science and Engineering graduate students, a joyful and proud occasion for students, faculty and families. Congratulations to all our graduates 2018! Here is a selection of photos of students and families that attended the School’s graduation […]

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Computer Science Capstone Presentations 2018

Today, the Computer Science Senior class presented their capstone projects. Out of 33 students, 12 students presented their project with 10-minute talks and demo. In the afternoon session, all students presented with posters and demonstrations. The program can be found here.   Featured Projects: Andrew Cramer (Advisor: Silvia Nittel) Natural Disaster Mapping Application. A crowd-sourced […]

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CS undergraduate student Katelyn Manzo Outstanding Senior in CLAS

CS undergraduate student Katelyn Manzo Outstanding Senior in CLAS We are proud to announce that the Computer Science undergraduate Katelyn Manzo has been named the Outstanding Senior in the College of Liberal Arts and Science in Spring 2018. Katie started her studies as Computer Science Major in Fall 2014, and has made the Dean’s List […]

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John C. Whittier successfully defends PhD thesis

On April 27 2018, J.C. Whittier successfully defended his PhD thesis titled “Towards an efficient, scalable stream query operator framework for representing and analyzing continuous spatio-temporal fields”. Congratulations, J.C.! Towards an efficient, scalable stream query operator framework for representing and analyzing continuous spatio-temporal fields John C. Whittier Advisor: Dr. Silvia Nittel Advancements in sensor technology have […]

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Hari Prasath Palani successfully defends PhD thesis

On April 25 2018, Hari Prasath Palani (Advisor: Dr. Giudice) successfully defended his PhD thesis titled “Principles and Guidelines for Advancement of Touchscreen-Based Non-visual Access to 2D Spatial Information”. Congratulations, Hari! Principles and Guidelines for Advancement of Touchscreen-Based Non-visual Access to 2D Spatial Information Hari Prasath Palani Advisor: Dr. Nicholas A. Giudice Graphical materials such […]

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ACM-W Invitation for Panel Talk on Grace Hopper Conference

The Maine ACM-W Chapter (Association of Computing Machinery — Women) organizes a public panel that will cover the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference, its opportunities and logistics. The Grace Hopper Conference is the largest conference for women in computing and brings together several thousand female undergraduate and graduate students for networking opportunities. The […]

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Nimesha Ramasinghe starts as Assistant Professor in SCIS

Dr. Ramasinghe has starts this Spring 2018 semester as tenure-track Assistant Professor in the School of Computing and Information Science, in the Spatial Informatics faculty group and SIE program.  Nimesha has a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National University of Singapore, Singapore. Before coming to UMaine, he worked as Research Fellow at […]

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Sofian Audry starts as Assistant Professor in SCIS

In Fall 2017,  Sofian Audry has started as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the School of Computing and Information Science as part of the New Media and Design faculty group and program.  Sofian has a BS and MS in Computer Science, and an MA in Communications and PhD in Humanities from Concordia University. His main […]

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New Media & Design Program welcomed to SCIS

Since Fall 2017, the UMaine New Media and Design undergraduate degree program is offered via the School of Computing and Information Science. The Department of New Media and Design has been dissolved. We are pleased to welcome the NMD students and faculty to SCIS! For more information about the NDM program, please contact: Undergraduate program […]

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