Research

Using powerful Earth-observing satellites and data gleaned from geographic information systems, University of Miami scientist Julius Dewald has studied everything from the impact of slash-and-burn agriculture in Zambia to the effectiveness of tree-planting efforts in Miami-Dade County.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/02/satellites-power-research-on-earths-challenges.html


Close encounters of the cultural kind

Daniel Arbino, the Jay I. Kislak Chair and Curator at the Kislak Center at the University of Miami, seeks to honor the benefactor’s vision and bring the collection into the 21st century.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/02/close-encounters-of-the-cultural-kind.html

Close encounters of the cultural kind

Daniel Arbino, the Jay I. Kislak Chair and Curator at the Kislak Center at the University of Miami, seeks to honor the benefactor’s vision and bring the collection into the 21st century.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/02/close-encounters-of-the-cultural-kind.html

Close encounters of the cultural kind

Daniel Arbino, the Jay I. Kislak Chair and Curator at the Kislak Center at the University of Miami, seeks to honor the benefactor’s vision and bring the collection into the 21st century.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/02/close-encounters-of-the-cultural-kind.html

Close encounters of the cultural kind

Daniel Arbino, the Jay I. Kislak Chair and Curator at the Kislak Center at the University of Miami, seeks to honor the benefactor’s vision and bring the collection into the 21st century.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/02/close-encounters-of-the-cultural-kind.html


‘Cone of uncertainty’ graphic to feature more information

University researchers explain why the revamped graphic, to be unveiled this hurricane season, will better aid residents.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/02/cone-of-uncertainty-graphic-to-feature-more-information.html

‘Cone of uncertainty’ graphic to feature more information

University researchers explain why the revamped graphic, to be unveiled this hurricane season, will better aid residents.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/02/cone-of-uncertainty-graphic-to-feature-more-information.html

‘Cone of uncertainty’ graphic to feature more information

University researchers explain why the revamped graphic, to be unveiled this hurricane season, will better aid residents.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/02/cone-of-uncertainty-graphic-to-feature-more-information.html


Student’s Herculean research efforts power the materials race for light and strong carbon fibers

College of Engineering student Neyton Baltodano Jr. is helping to perfect the 3D-printing process for short carbon fiber materials that could ramp up the safety of the aeronautics industry.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/01/students-herculean-research-efforts-power-the-materials-race-for-light-and-strong-carbon-fibers.html

Student’s Herculean research efforts power the materials race for light and strong carbon fibers

College of Engineering student Neyton Baltodano Jr. is helping to perfect the 3D-printing process for short carbon fiber materials that could ramp up the safety of the aeronautics industry.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/01/students-herculean-research-efforts-power-the-materials-race-for-light-and-strong-carbon-fibers.html


Blimp takes flight

Aerosol scientists at the College of Engineering are taking their research beyond conventional ground-level assessments.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/01/blimp-takes-flight.html

Blimp takes flight

Aerosol scientists at the College of Engineering are taking their research beyond conventional ground-level assessments.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/01/blimp-takes-flight.html


The flamingos’ triumphant return

Researchers and birdwatchers alike are celebrating the reappearance of more wild flamingos in the Sunshine State.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/01/the-flamingos-triumphant-return.html

The flamingos’ triumphant return

Researchers and birdwatchers alike are celebrating the reappearance of more wild flamingos in the Sunshine State.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/01/the-flamingos-triumphant-return.html


Blimp takes flight to capture atmospheric aerosols

Researchers at the College of Engineering and Miami-based smart balloons company Alta Systems launched a tethered blimp over the Coral Gables Campus to collect first-of-its-kind data on aerosol particles in Miami.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/01/blimp-takes-flight-to-analyze-atmospheric-aerosols.html


How will artificial intelligence change the music industry?

Reynaldo Sanchez, associate dean for strategic initiatives and innovation at the Frost School of Music, recounts the inception of pioneering programs and addresses how artificial intelligence is reshaping the landscape.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/12/how-will-artificial-intelligence-change-the-music-industry.html


Researchers trace the health of coral reefs through tiny organisms

A National Science Foundation grant is helping University of Miami students and faculty members to investigate the health of global coral reefs by looking at the remains of foraminifera, single-celled organisms, that live near them.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/12/researchers-trace-the-health-of-coral-reefs-through-tiny-organisms.html



Six students use computing power to tackle complex problems

Thanks to the new Provost’s Fellowship in Interdisciplinary Computing, several graduate students are able to devote their full attention to cutting-edge research projects in their chosen subject areas.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/11/six-students-use-computing-power-to-tackle-complex-problems.html

Six students use computing power to tackle complex problems

Thanks to the new Provost’s Fellowship in Interdisciplinary Computing, several graduate students are able to devote their full attention to cutting-edge research projects in their chosen subject areas.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/11/six-students-use-computing-power-to-tackle-complex-problems.html


Conference shines a spotlight on migration’s impact on cities

The Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas hosted an international conference to explore how migrants have shaped nine global cities, including Miami.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/11/conference-shines-a-spotlight-on-migrations-impact-on-cities.html

Conference shines a spotlight on migration’s impact on cities

The Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas hosted an international conference to explore how migrants have shaped nine global cities, including Miami.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/11/conference-shines-a-spotlight-on-migrations-impact-on-cities.html



Barbados site ramps up efforts to measure dust, aerosols

Upgrades to a University of Miami observatory that tracks the transport of dust and other aerosols will make all sorts of new measurements possible and could help determine if the high number of pediatric asthma cases on the Caribbean island is connected to harmful elements in the air.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/11/barbados-site-ramps-up-efforts-to-measure-dust-aerosols.html

Barbados site ramps up efforts to measure dust, aerosols

Upgrades to a University of Miami observatory that tracks the transport of dust and other aerosols will make all sorts of new measurements possible and could help determine if the high number of pediatric asthma cases on the Caribbean island is connected to harmful elements in the air.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/11/barbados-site-ramps-up-efforts-to-measure-dust-aerosols.html


Indigenous people in Argentina demanding rights

A University of Miami professor is studying how the activism of various native communities is giving them a louder voice in their country and across the globe.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/11/indigenous-people-in-argentina-demanding-rights.html

Indigenous people in Argentina demanding rights

A University of Miami professor is studying how the activism of various native communities is giving them a louder voice in their country and across the globe.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/11/indigenous-people-in-argentina-demanding-rights.html



Tracking the stinky stuff

Using a powerful wind-wave tank along with the field of physics, a team of University of Miami physical oceanographers has determined the significant role wind and currents play in transporting Sargassum seaweed around the ocean.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/10/tracking-the-stinky-stuff.html

Tracking the stinky stuff

Using a powerful wind-wave tank along with the field of physics, a team of University of Miami physical oceanographers has determined the significant role wind and currents play in transporting Sargassum seaweed around the ocean.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/10/tracking-the-stinky-stuff.html


Citizen science: No lab coat required

A course offered as part of the Master of Professional Science program introduces students to the importance of data gathered through volunteer contributions.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/10/citizen-science-no-lab-coat-required.html

Citizen science: No lab coat required

A course offered as part of the Master of Professional Science program introduces students to the importance of data gathered through volunteer contributions.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/10/citizen-science-no-lab-coat-required.html


Scientists’ model increases accuracy of tide forecasts

Ocean tides may be rising, but a new tide forecast model created by a team of University of Miami scientists holds the promise of helping coastal communities to prepare.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/10/scientists-model-increases-accuracy-of-tide-forecasts.html

Scientists’ model increases accuracy of tide forecasts

Ocean tides may be rising, but a new tide forecast model created by a team of University of Miami scientists holds the promise of helping coastal communities to prepare.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/10/scientists-model-increases-accuracy-of-tide-forecasts.html


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