School News

CIS welcomes cooperating faculty

CIS is delighted to welcome five new cooperating professors. David Hiebeler and Andre Khalil join us from from Department of Mathematics, and Bruce Segee and Yifeng Zhu from Electrical and Computing Engineering. This provides yet more proof that CIS is the hub of things computational at Orono.

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Guest Speaker Stu Rich from Penbay Solutions

This week’s guest speaker was Stu Rich from Penbay Solutions who spoke on Extending GIS into the Built Environment: Emerging Trends and Patterns. View the presentation at http://connect.maine.edu/p56437319/

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Laura Toma Guest Presentation

A guest presentation was made in the regular department seminar by Laura Toma from the Department of Computer Science at Bowdoin College on Monday 14 March 2011. Laura talked about “An Edge Quadtree for External Memory”. See http://connect.maine.edu/p71678377/

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Professor Onsrud Honored by UCGIS

From a nationwide call for nominations, Professor Harlan Onsrud of the University of Maine was among six individuals to be honored as a Fellow by the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS). UCGIS is a non profit organization of seventy universities and other research institutions dedicated to expanding and strengthening geographic information science. The […]

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Monday Seminar on Visualizing and Exploring Events from Sensor Networks

Title: Visualizing and Exploring Events from Sensor Networks Speaker: Dr. Kate Beard SIE/NCGIA Joint Seminar Series 336 Boardman Hall, University of Maine 4:00pm, Monday, January 31, 2011 Abstract: Sensor networks and other new technologies are generating volumes of data with both temporal and spatial components. Analysis and synthesis of these space-time data streams requires tools […]

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Dr. Giudice receives College of Engineering Early Career Research Award

On Friday, Nov. 19, Dr. Nicholas Giudice was honored at the College of Engineering’s 31st Annual Edward T. Bryand Recognition Banquet. Over 150 guests gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of the engineers, faculty, students, and staff who have brought distinction to the profession of engineering. Nick was the recipient of the 2010 Early Career Research […]

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Ben Weber successfully defends thesis on Mobile Map Browsers

Benjamin T. Weber successfully defended his thesis on November 22 on the topic of Mobile Map Browsers: Anticipated User Interaction for Data Pre-fetching Abstract. When browsing a graphical display of geospatial data on mobile devices, users typically change the displayed maps by panning, zooming in and out, or rotating the device. Limited storage space on […]

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