Science and Technology

More than 60 environmental researchers, practitioners, and leaders from the Caribbean and South Florida offered presentations highlighting the “human center dimension” of climate change and resiliency.

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Wastewater crisis sheds light on Florida’s environmental troubles

University experts in marine science, environmental health, law, and engineering reflect on state and local leaders’ decisions during a crisis prompted by contaminated water spewing from an old phosphate retention pond.

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Wastewater crisis sheds light on Florida’s environmental troubles

University experts in marine science, environmental health, law, and engineering reflect on state and local leaders’ decisions during a crisis prompted by contaminated water spewing from an old phosphate retention pond.

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Wastewater crisis sheds light on Florida’s environmental troubles

University experts in marine science, environmental health, law, and engineering reflect on state and local leaders’ decisions during a crisis prompted by contaminated water spewing from an old phosphate retention pond.

../stories/2021/04/wastewater-crisis-sheds-light-on-floridas-environmental-troubles.html

Wastewater crisis sheds light on Florida’s environmental troubles

University experts in marine science, environmental health, law, and engineering reflect on state and local leaders’ decisions during a crisis prompted by contaminated water spewing from an old phosphate retention pond.

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Suez Canal crisis sparks debate on a variety of topics

The massive container ship Ever Given ran aground in the Suez Canal amid a smothering sandstorm. University of Miami scholars discuss how the meteorological phenomenon can disrupt life and machinery and take a look at the potential fallout that lies ahead.

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Suez Canal crisis sparks debate on a variety of topics

The massive container ship Ever Given ran aground in the Suez Canal amid a smothering sandstorm. University of Miami scholars discuss how the meteorological phenomenon can disrupt life and machinery and take a look at the potential fallout that lies ahead.

../stories/2021/04/suez-canal-crisis-sparks-debate-on-a-variety-of-topics.html

Suez Canal crisis sparks debate on a variety of topics

The massive container ship Ever Given ran aground in the Suez Canal amid a smothering sandstorm. University of Miami scholars discuss how the meteorological phenomenon can disrupt life and machinery and take a look at the potential fallout that lies ahead.

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Virtual forum will tackle intersection of climate change, societal barriers

Experts will explore why human-centered issues must be addressed in conjunction with things like rising seas, stronger storms, and increased hydro-static pressure at a symposium on April 7.

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Virtual forum will tackle intersection of climate change, societal barriers

Experts will explore why human-centered issues must be addressed in conjunction with things like rising seas, stronger storms, and increased hydro-static pressure at a symposium on April 7.

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Alumna aids rover’s daring descent to another world

University of Miami graduate Erisa Hines Stilley, a NASA engineer on the Mars 2020 mission, helped lead the entry, descent, and landing team for the space agency’s most sophisticated robotic rover, which is currently looking for signs of ancient life on the red planet.

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Alumna aids rover’s daring descent to another world

University of Miami graduate Erisa Hines Stilley, a NASA engineer on the Mars 2020 mission, helped lead the entry, descent, and landing team for the space agency’s most sophisticated robotic rover, which is currently looking for signs of ancient life on the red planet.

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Prince Charles: ‘Sustainability is the growth opportunity of our time’

The Prince of Wales, in a special address to the Miami Herbert Business School’s Chief Sustainability Officer Summit, urged company and industry leaders to work together to accelerate the transition to a more sustainable future.

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Prince Charles: ‘Sustainability is the growth opportunity of our time’

The Prince of Wales, in a special address to the Miami Herbert Business School’s Chief Sustainability Officer Summit, urged company and industry leaders to work together to accelerate the transition to a more sustainable future.

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NFTs are a new financial frontier in cyberspace

Non-fungible tokens have exploded in popularity as a way for people to purchase unique digital items, but the expansion of this market highlights the blockchain technology behind it.

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Don’t let the small stuff get you down

A new study led by University of Miami psychologists suggests that the longer negativity lingers in your brain, the unhappier you may be.

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Marine biologist documents the impacts of climate change

In his travels around the world to survey and map coral reefs, Sam Purkis, a professor at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, has witnessed firsthand the devastating impact of global warming.

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Researcher finds a better way to tap into the brain

Using a new class of nanoparticles that are two thousand times thinner than a human hair, Sakhrat Khizroev, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University’s College of Engineering, hopes to unlock the secrets of the brain.

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Researcher finds a better way to tap into the brain

Using a new class of nanoparticles that are two thousand times thinner than a human hair, Sakhrat Khizroev, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University’s College of Engineering, hopes to unlock the secrets of the brain.

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Team works to enhance South Florida’s coastal resilience

An interdisciplinary group of University professors is working to develop, test, and deploy newly engineered artificial reefs that could decrease wave energy and help save coastlines from destruction during storms.

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Team works to enhance South Florida’s coastal resilience

An interdisciplinary group of University professors is working to develop, test, and deploy newly engineered artificial reefs that could decrease wave energy and help save coastlines from destruction during storms.

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High levels of pollen in Miami are nothing to sneeze at

Pollen counts in the city have been on the rise since mid-February, signaling a return of allergy season. And human-induced climate change is making it worse.

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High levels of pollen in Miami are nothing to sneeze at

Pollen counts in the city have been on the rise since mid-February, signaling a return of allergy season. And human-induced climate change is making it worse.

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Engineering student’s technology could revolutionize the use of drones

Tomas Pribanic has found a way to apply ion thrust to autonomous aerial vehicles in Earth’s atmosphere, creating a silent propulsion system and paving the way for the greater application of drones in the cargo delivery industry.

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Engineering student’s technology could revolutionize the use of drones

Tomas Pribanic has found a way to apply ion thrust to autonomous aerial vehicles in Earth’s atmosphere, creating a silent propulsion system and paving the way for the greater application of drones in the cargo delivery industry.

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Endowments will power big data solutions with technical talent

With more than $12 million from the Knight Foundation and Phillip and Patricia Frost, the Institute for Data Science and Computing is establishing its first endowed faculty chairs.

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Endowments will power big data solutions with technical talent

With more than $12 million from the Knight Foundation and Phillip and Patricia Frost, the Institute for Data Science and Computing is establishing its first endowed faculty chairs.

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University scientist’s tool predicts harsh weather

Ben Kirtman, a professor of atmospheric sciences, is the primary architect of the multi-model Subseasonal Experiment, or SubX, which forecast a breakdown of the polar vortex that led to frigid temperatures in Texas and other states.

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University scientist’s tool predicts harsh weather

Ben Kirtman, a professor of atmospheric sciences, is the primary architect of the multi-model Subseasonal Experiment, or SubX, which forecast a breakdown of the polar vortex that led to frigid temperatures in Texas and other states.

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Frigid weather exposes the nation’s frail power grids

With cold temperatures knocking out electricity to millions of people in Texas and other parts of the country, the United States’ aging infrastructure is once again under scrutiny. University of Miami experts say upgrades are badly needed.

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Frigid weather exposes the nation’s frail power grids

With cold temperatures knocking out electricity to millions of people in Texas and other parts of the country, the United States’ aging infrastructure is once again under scrutiny. University of Miami experts say upgrades are badly needed.

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