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UM professors create new way to gather scientific data: mobile games

"Blues and Reds" may look like an ordinary mobile game but on the back end, it's collecting users' decision making patterns to be used as research.

New app encourages greener transportation habits

Students chatting as they walk through the tree-lined Coral Gables streets. A jam session between friends on a long carpool to campus. A breezy...

Where to (safely) view today’s solar eclipse

In case you haven't heard, there's a solar eclipse happening today. An eclipse of this kind – with a path of totality from coast...

$100 million for Frost Institutes will support interdisciplinary STEM, expanded facilities

During his January 2016 inauguration ceremony, University of Miami President Julio Frenk announced a $100 million donation by longtime donors Dr. Phillip and Patricia...

NASA scientist Matt Melis visits rockets club

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8-zNalpJ4k&feature=youtu.be NASA scientist Dr. Matt Melis visited University of Miami on Friday and provided engineering students with a presentation on the 30 years of the...

Biscayne Bay Drift Card launch aims to gather data on climate...

More than twenty researchers and students threw colorful, data-collecting “drift cards” from onboard the F.G. Walton Smith docked at the Rosenstiel School of Marine...

School of Architecture builds smart city in Yucatán Peninsula

The University of Miami’s School of Architecture (SoA) and the Center for Computational Science (CCS) will be collaborating with IT leaders in the Yucatán to create...

We Robot conference discusses legal, policy issues in robotics

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eTFLBG19kmM&feature=youtu.be Professors and engineers flew in from all over the world for the fifth annual We Robot conference. The conference on legal and policy issues...

NASA research scientist Geoff Landis discusses future of space exploration missions

A distinguished NASA research scientist spoke at the College of Engineering on Monday to give insight into aeronautics, engineering and the research he has been...

Competitors taped to walls during Duct Tape competition

After a lengthy absence, the Duct Tape stick-up competition returned to Engineering Week, as students once again taped each other to a wall Tuesday...

Concrete canoes take Canes across Lake Osceola

Year after year, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) at the University of Miami competes in the Concrete Canoe National Competition. As a...

News Briefs 2/22: Engineering Week, Greek Week

Engineering Week The University of Miami Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers kicked off Engineering Week with the U-Hack 24-hour Hackathon that ran from Saturday...