News and Events

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 undergraduate degree program is now 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 tour […]

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School Funding Available for Teaching and Research Assistantships

The University of Maine, School of Computing and Information Science is seeking students interested in pursuing advanced degrees in spatial informatics and/or computer science. The school offers MS degrees in Spatial Information Science and Engineering, Spatial Informatics, Information Systems and Computer Science as well as PhDs in Computer Science and Spatial Information Science and Engineering. […]

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VEMI Halloween Open House

You are invited! The VEMI Lab will be hosting a Halloween themed Open House on October 31st from 4:30-7 at Carnegie Hall. The Students have created some halloween related virtual reality (VR) demonstrations, plus some new simulations from recent research. Feel free to bring family. We will have candy and light refreshments. Costumes, although not required, are encouraged! Poster: VEMI Halloween Tour

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Invitation to attend Digital Humanities Week

You are cordially invited and encouraged to attend any and all sessions during Digital Humanities Week at the University of Maine. 2-6 October 2017 http://DigitalHumanitiesWeek.org Find the Program Sessions at http://digitalhumanities.nmdprojects.net/dhweek2017/events/ and click on the More buttons to see the session descriptions. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ PRESS RELEASE Digital Humanities Week University of Maine at Orono 2-6 October […]

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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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School Graduate Appointed to Senior Director Position at Oracle

Congratulations to Jayant Sharma! Jayant acquired his PhD in Spatial Information Science and Engineering here at the University of Maine. Following is the announcement as distributed at Oracle: It is my pleasure to tell you that Jayant Sharma has been promoted to Senior Director, Product Management. This is well-earned and is in recognition of his […]

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Master’s Project Presentation on Events

Event Viewer – A platform for the exploration and visualization of events Project Presentation by  Tega Dibbie,  Thursday May 11 at 1pm in Room 336 Boardman Hall Abstract The need for exploratory spatial and temporal data analysis tools has increased with the growth of sensor systems that produce large data sets combining spatial, temporal, and […]

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Interested in an Internship next Summer within the Intelligence Community?

If you have an interest in computer science, spatial technologies and/or cybersecurity, you might be interested in a summer internship with the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA) located outside of Washington, D.C. If you are entering your second year or higher, now is the time to apply for NEXT summer. Because we have been designated […]

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Conveying Topographic Information with 3d Printed Models and Tactile Maps

Please join Raymond (RJ) Perry Thurs May 11 at 2:00 in Boardman 336 for his Masters project talk entitled: CONVEYING TOPOGRAPHIC INFORMATION WITH 3D PRINTED MODELS AND TACTILE MAPS Abstract Background: Blind and Visually Impaired (BVI) spatial learning research is mostly focused on indoor learning and cityscape learning. Little significant research has been conducted regarding […]

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