Entries by Scott Robertson

Agile Power Project Wins Big at Green Initiative Awards

An ICS team led by Professor Philip Johnson was a big winner in the 3rd University of Hawaiʻi President’s Green Initiative Awards. The awards recognize student-driven sustainability projects on-campus or in the community with measurable outcomes. The Agile Power Project won a $10,000 prize provided by the Hawaiian Electric Charitable Foundation. Team members were: Anthony Christe and Serge […]

AT&T Hackathon Returning, 3/9-3/10

The AT&T Developer Program will be returning to Hawaii for an AT&T Hackathon event. They are looking for creative developers, designers, entrepreneurs, and students interested in hacking IoT and entertainment solutions! Experts from AT&T, sponsors, and the local community will be on-site to assist with coding. Bring innovative ideas and designs, and they’ll bring the […]

Graduate Seminar 1/25: Jonas Krause

Thursday January 25th, 4:30-5:30pm in POST 126 What’s That Plant? WTPlant is a Deep Learning Framework to Identify Plants in Natural Images Jonas Krause An interdisciplinary area encompassing Botany and Computer Science presents the challenging task of automating the identification of plant species. A highly accurate automated system may solve the botanical taxonomy gap and […]

Hawaii Workshop on Parallel Algorithms and Data Structures

The Algorithms and Parallel Computing Group (AlgoPARC) in the ICS Department at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa is pleased to host the Hawaii Workshop on Parallel Algorithms and Data Structures. The NSF-supported workshop, held from Dec 4-8,  is locally organized by Professor Nodari Sitchinava. It has attracted participants from around the globe. Workshop Description: Since […]

ICS Students Excel at CyberStart Program

The CyberStart program, which involves a game simulation through which students interested in cybersecurity as a career can learn basic cybersecurity skills and test their cyber aptitude, drew several participants from the ICS Department. The program was a cooperation among the Hawai‘i Departments of Education and Defense, the University of Hawai‘i, the Office of Enterprise Technology […]

Kari Noe Wins 1st Prize in 2017 National Collegiate Honors Council Conference

At this year’s National Collegiate Honors Council conference in Atlanta, Georgia, Honors student Kari Noe won first place in the Business, Engineering and Computer Sciences student poster competition for her poster titled “Virtual Reality and Visualization in Research and Cultural Preservation.” The NCHC conference invites students and faculty in Honors programs and colleges across the nation […]

Mark Nelson Selected as Student Marshal for December’s Commencement

ICS student, Mark Nelson, has been selected to be the student marshal representing the College of Natural Sciences at December’s commencement ceremony. For each commencement, the College of Natural Sciences selects one graduating Masters student to serve as a student marshal, along with peers from other colleges and schools. Marshals are selected for their accomplishments […]

Master’s Thesis Defense: Mark Nelson, 11/27, ASECO Lab

Friday, October 27th at 1:00pm in POST 311 (ASECO Lab). Analysis of Secure Boot, OpenFlow and Intel SGX Protocols using Actor Network Theory Mark Nelson Why do we still publish insecure protocols and defective software? We’ve been at this for nearly 50 years and we continue to create systems that are inherently insecure. To motivate […]

Kim Binsted invited to speak WLSTE+10

ICS professor, Kim Binsted, has been invited to speak at the 10th annual meeting of the International Conference on Women Leaders in Science, Technology and Engineering (WLSTE+10). The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) in collaboration with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the U.S. Department of State (DOS), […]