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Capstone Project Videos from May 2017

Videos for the capstone presentations by graduating seniors in computer science were recently posted. The capstone project presentations occurred on May 5th, 2017. Although the video recordings are a bit rough, we think the high quality of their work speaks for itself. Congratulations once again to all graduating seniors!

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Spatial and More Seminar Series

Please place the following presentations on your calendar for the remainder of the fall semester. Spatial and More Seminar Series Sponsored by NCGIA October 19: 12:00 336 Boardman Hall Chris Bennet, PhD student in Spatial Information Science and Engineering Evaluating and Alleviating Cognitive Map Decay for Older Adult Navigators through the use of Virtual Reality […]

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Two PhDs Conferred by SCIS

The School of Information and Computing Science is proud to announce that on Saturday, May 14th, the school will be conferring the title of PhD to two students. Both Hengshan Li and Matthew Dube have worked very diligently on their dissertations, and have been hired to exciting new jobs after graduation. The following is a description […]

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SCIS Students Present at Research Symposium

On April 27th, three students from the School of Computing and Information Science presented their cutting edge research at the 2016 Graduate and Undergraduate Research Symposium at the Cross Insurance Arena in Bangor, Maine. These students include HariPrasath Palani, Stacy Doore, and Christopher Bennett. The abstracts from their respective research projects may be found below. […]

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National Science Foundation Awards Dr. Hahmann $175,000 Research Grant to Advance Spatial Artificial Intelligence

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Dr. Torsten Hahmann from the School of Computing and Information Science a $175,000 research grant for the project “Empowering Multi-Conceptual Spatial Reasoning with a Repository of Qualitative and Quantitative Spatial Ontologies”. “Just over the hill” or “downstream” are phrases that are commonly used by people to communicate location […]

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Undergraduate Student Spotlight

This semester’s undergraduate student spotlight goes to Greg Kritzman, a senior in Computer Science here at the School of Computing and Information Science. I caught up with Greg to talk school, capstone, and even a little parkour. J- So tell me a bit about yourself. What do you like to do for fun? Greg- I […]

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SCIS Students Continue STEM Outreach

On March 19th, members of the School of Computing and Information Science and the University of Maine community volunteered their time and expertise at the Maine Science Festival (MSF). Launched in in 2015, MSF is held annually with events across Downtown Bangor and at the Cross Insurance Center. Last year, the festival had more than […]

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Stacy Doore

This month’s graduate student spotlight is Stacy Doore, a PhD candidate in Spatial Information Science and Computing. I caught up with Stacy to talk about SCIS, her research, and even about going to her first Comic-Con in April.  J: So tell me a little bit about what you do here at the School of Computing […]

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SCIS Graduate Students and Faculty Have Impressive Showing at COSIT

From October 12-16, the School of Information and Computing Science at the University of Maine sent several researchers to COSIT, one of the most significant conferences in the world for spatial information theory. Established in 1993 and only held every two years, COSIT seeks to bring together scientists from different disciplines for an intensive and […]

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