Entries by Scott Robertson

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), […]

Seminar: Lee Altenberg, “Genetic Information Storage and the Lore of the Error Catastrophe,” 10/12, 4:30-5:30pm, POST 126

Grad Seminar October 12 4:30-5:30pm in POST 126 Genetic Information Storage and the Lore of the Error Catastrophe Professor Lee Altenberg ICS Department Genomes of living things contain sequences of up to billions of nucleotides. These sequences must be replicated with high fidelity in order for offspring to survive and reproduce. The origin of this […]

Pioneers of Virtual Reality: Margaret Dolinsky and Gregory Dawe, Oct. 10, 11am, LAVA

October 10, 11am, in the Laboratory for Advanced Visualization & Applications (Keller 102) Margaret Dolinsky and Greg Dawe Two Decades of Experience in Virtual Reality Margaret Dolinsky is an Associate Professor in the School of Art, Architecture and Design at Indiana University where she teaches virtual reality, 3D computer graphics and digital arts. Her work […]

ICS Colloquium, Pieter Abbeel, Oct. 19, 12 noon, POST 318B

October 19 12 noon ICS-Space (POST 318B) Mānoa Seminar Series on Machine Learning and Computational Neuroscience presents: Learning to Learn to Act Pieter Abbeel, EECS, University of California, Berkeley Reinforcement learning and imitation learning have seen success in many domains, including autonomous helicopter flight, Atari, simulated locomotion, Go, robotic manipulation.  However, sample complexity of these […]