School News

Opening for Assistant Professor in Computer Science

Position Title: Assistant Professor in Computer Science (id:52780) Campus: Orono Department: School of Computing and Information Sciences – SCIS Bargaining Unit: AFUM Location: Orono, ME Statement of the Job: The University of Maine School of Computing and Information Science seeks applicants for a tenure-track, academic-year Assistant Professor position, with an anticipated start date of September […]

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Opening for Long-Term Lecturer in Computer Science

LECTURER IN COMPUTER SCIENCE University of Maine The University of Maine School of Computing and Information Science (SCIS) seeks applicants for a teaching faculty position at the rank of lecturer, with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2019. Please consult the full announcement.

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SCIS welcomes 4 new professors, including new director, Penny Rheingans

With the beginning of the Fall 2018 semester, the School of Computing and Information Science is pleased to announce that we have welcomed 4 new colleagues to our faculty. Dr. Penny Rheingans joins us from the  University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and assumes the role of Director of the School of Computing and Information Science. She […]

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Dr Ranasinghe featured in IEEE Spectrum Magazine

Dr. Ranasinghe’s first publication as a faculty member of the School of Computing and Information Science was featured in the IEEE Spectrum magazine in August 2018. The article provides a great introduction to his new lab, the Spatial Informatics MIM Lab (Multisensory Interactive Media Lab)  

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Graduate-level introduction to coding and data science course offered

Coding and understanding of basic programming techniques are essential for students regardless of their field of studies. This course is tailored for graduate students with little to no previous programming experience that have a need for practical programming skills. Firstly, this course will introduce basic programming concepts (variables, conditions, loops, data structures, etc.), and the […]

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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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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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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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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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