School News

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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VEMI Lab Open House on Sept 21 from 4-6

The VEMI (Virtual Environment and Multimodal Interaction) Lab is hosting its annual Open House on September 21st from 4-6PM. We are located in Carnegie Hall and would like to extend an invitation to all (students, faculty, friends, family, and children) who would like come by and check out the new projects we have been working […]

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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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Interested in Cybersecurity?

Interested in cyber security? Join the UMaine Cyber Security Club! There will be a free barbecue on Friday, April 22nd in the DTAV/Patch quad. For more information, visit the club’s event page here.  

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New Research on Aging

The VEMI lab is proud to announce that Dr. Giudice and doctoral candidate Chris Bennett recently had an article accepted for publication in Experimental Aging Research. Check out their abstract below, and be sure to congratulate them if you see them! — Giudice, N.A., Bennett, C.R., Klatzky, R.L., and Loomis, J.M. (accepted). Updating of haptic arrays across […]

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Campus Organization Tours VEMI lab

Recently, the University of Maine chapter of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity toured Virtual Environment and Multimodal Interaction Laboratory at the University of Maine. While VEMI and SCIS has become well known for their STEM outreach in the community, this time they looked inward to give a help the University of Maine Community. The students […]

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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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