Science and Technology

UM psychology and engineering professors are collaborating to create a program that evaluates children for autism using digital data.

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Possible homes for those recovering from Dorian?

School of Architecture associate professor Sonia Chao and her team have created building kits that would help storm victims in the Bahamas convert shipping containers into alternative housing units.

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Possible homes for those recovering from Dorian?

School of Architecture associate professor Sonia Chao and her team have created building kits that would help storm victims in the Bahamas convert shipping containers into alternative housing units.

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Possible homes for those recovering from Dorian?

School of Architecture associate professor Sonia Chao and her team have created building kits that would help storm victims in the Bahamas convert shipping containers into alternative housing units.

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Possible homes for those recovering from Dorian?

School of Architecture associate professor Sonia Chao and her team have created building kits that would help storm victims in the Bahamas convert shipping containers into alternative housing units.

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A deep dive on Dorian

UM researchers answer critical questions about the record-breaking storm that pummeled the Bahamas and is now on a path toward the Southeast.

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A deep dive on Dorian

UM researchers answer critical questions about the record-breaking storm that pummeled the Bahamas and is now on a path toward the Southeast.

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A deep dive on Dorian

UM researchers answer critical questions about the record-breaking storm that pummeled the Bahamas and is now on a path toward the Southeast.

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Drinking water challenges on the rise

University of Miami professors who study water treatment and civil engineering say that water contamination issues point to human error.

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Drinking water challenges on the rise

University of Miami professors who study water treatment and civil engineering say that water contamination issues point to human error.

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What to know if lightning strikes

UM weather expert and senior research associate Brian McNoldy explains the science behind lightning and how to stay out of its path.

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What to know if lightning strikes

UM weather expert and senior research associate Brian McNoldy explains the science behind lightning and how to stay out of its path.

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Searching for the ‘hidden drivers’ of Florida’s rarest plants

University of Miami biologists are growing thousands of rare plants to determine how microbes and fire will influence their health in a changing climate.

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Searching for the ‘hidden drivers’ of Florida’s rarest plants

University of Miami biologists are growing thousands of rare plants to determine how microbes and fire will influence their health in a changing climate.

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Study abroad programs expand in London and Switzerland

Students interested in sport administration and environmental storytelling can now explore their passion for the subject in a new location.

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Using data to predict the future

College of Engineering researcher Ramin Moghaddass is developing a model that uses data science to understand complex systems and prevent catastrophic failures.

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Think before you swipe

Recent credit card and credit bureau data breaches emphasize the need to protect yourself against cybercriminals.

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Ocean predators take center stage

University of Miami shark expert Neil Hammerschlag stars in two nail-biting “Shark Week” specials this week on the Discovery Channel.

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Ocean predators take center stage

University of Miami shark expert Neil Hammerschlag stars in two nail-biting “Shark Week” specials this week on the Discovery Channel.

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Students gain valuable research experience

Computer savvy students from colleges around the country spent the summer with science professors across the university to bolster their research capabilities.

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Students gain valuable research experience

Computer savvy students from colleges around the country spent the summer with science professors across the university to bolster their research capabilities.

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New study finds offshore aquaculture has low environmental impact

UM Rosenstiel School researchers monitor nutrient footprint from offshore aquaculture.

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New study finds offshore aquaculture has low environmental impact

UM Rosenstiel School researchers monitor nutrient footprint from offshore aquaculture.

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Hidden figure

UM alumna Shirley Hoffman Kilkelly was one of the few women engineers who worked on the Apollo 11 moon mission.

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Hidden figure

UM alumna Shirley Hoffman Kilkelly was one of the few women engineers who worked on the Apollo 11 moon mission.

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Rocket man

College of Engineering alumnus Frank DeMattia was just 21 years old when he went to work at NASA on the powerful Saturn V rocket.

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Rocket man

College of Engineering alumnus Frank DeMattia was just 21 years old when he went to work at NASA on the powerful Saturn V rocket.

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Armstrong’s small step left giant memories for those who watched

Apollo 11 astronaut’s moonwalk, which took place 50 years ago Saturday, is remembered by members of the UM community.

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Armstrong’s small step left giant memories for those who watched

Apollo 11 astronaut’s moonwalk, which took place 50 years ago Saturday, is remembered by members of the UM community.

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Using ‘mooncrete’ for building blocks on the moon

A University of Miami College of Engineering researcher is trying to perfect a technique of using lunar soil as a type of concrete to build structures on the moon.

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Using ‘mooncrete’ for building blocks on the moon

A University of Miami College of Engineering researcher is trying to perfect a technique of using lunar soil as a type of concrete to build structures on the moon.

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