School News

i cubed Interdisciplinary “Lunch and Learn” Seminar for Monday March 9

Translating Code to Privacy Statements by Vijayanta Jain (Advisor: Sepideh Ghanavati) 9 March 2020, 12 noon, 336 Boardman Hall Open to the campus community. Bring your lunch. Abstract: The growing number of mobile applications provide users with a variety of functionality to help them with their daily lives. However, these applications also collect and process […]

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Thirty Years of Spatial PhDs

2020 marks the 30th year that the University of Maine has been conveying PhDs in Spatial Information Science and Engineering (and the degree’s predecessor, the PhD in Surveying Engineering). During that timeframe, 62 students have graduated and entered highly successful careers. Over half of them work or worked in academia at such institutions as Penn […]

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New Media Senior Capstone Projects Off and Running

New Media senior capstone students are developing two-semester capstone projects reflecting and extending a range of skills learned in the academic program. Among the skills and results displayed through the projects include web and mobile application development, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) applications, interactive educational videos, and 3D design and printing of accessibility […]

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Hiring Assistant Professor in Computer Science (Data Science)

The University of Maine School of Computing and Information Science seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2020. Our primary target focus is the broad area of data science (machine learning, data mining, data analytics, graph analysis, data visualization), but we will consider exceptionally qualified candidates […]

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Computer Science Capstone Projects Are Off the Ground

Continuing the trajectory that was begun last year, the Computer Science Capstone class has become a two-semester program in professional practice, concentrating on software development.  Dr. Terry Yoo has organized the class into four- to five-person programming teams, and a request for proposals was circulated around the UMaine campus.  The clients who are sponsoring these […]

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Advanced Graph-Based Techniques with Applications in Dimensionality Reduction 

Dr. Salimeh Yasaei Sekeh will present a talk on one aspect of her research concerning machine learning algorithms at noon this Friday. Anyone interested from the campus community is invited and welcome to attend. Title: Advanced Graph-Based Techniques with Applications in Dimensionality Reduction  Time: November 8, Friday, at 12:00 PM Location:  Soderberg Lecture Hall, Jenness Hall, University […]

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Dr. Nicholas Giudice receives UMaine Faculty Mentor Impact Award

Dr. Nicholas Giudice, Professor of Spatial Informatics in the School of Computing and Information Science was among the recipients of a University-wide Faculty Mentor Impact Award. He was recognized for his support, advocacy, and mentorship of his students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Students from across campus nominated hundreds of faculty mentors for […]

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Funded PhD Position in Spatial/Environmental Informatics

As part of the new NSF-funded research “INSPIRES”, we’re looking for a PhD student that will work in the broad theme of Environmental Informatics, bringing together semantic and statistical, data-driven methods to understand spatial, temporal and spatio-temporal patterns in forest data. The ideal candidate holds a Masters’s degree in a related discipline (e.g. Computer Science, […]

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