Entries by Scott Robertson

Welcome Cheri Ebisu

The Library and Information Science Program is excited to announce the appointment of Cheri Ebisu as Program Coordinator. Cheri was previously a reference assistant at Hamilton Library. Welcome, Cheri!

Welcome Dr. Mahdi Belcaid

The ICS Department is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Mahdi Belcaid as a new Assistant Professor starting in January, 2019. Dr. Belcaid was previously Associate Director, Bioinformatics Core Assistant Researcher, at the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology. He is now Executive Director of the new Hawaii Data Science […]

CHI 2020 Kickoff Meeting

The Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction (ACM SIGCHI) annual meeting will be in Hawaii in 2020! As one of ACM’s largest conferences, CHI 2020 is expected to bring 3000 attendees to the Aloha State. The kickoff meeting was held at Hilton Hawaiian Village and included a visit to the Hawaii […]

Dr. Still Hosts Mānoa Mini-Symposium on Physics of Adaptive Computation

Dr. Susanne Still organized and hosted a symposium on the Physics of Adaptive Computation, sponsored by the Computing Community Consortium. International attendees spoke on topics including: Thermodynamic constraints of of communication and interaction in coupled system Thermodynamic cost of information processing How to make a computer out of junk DNA Quantum agents who reason in […]

ICS Colloquium (1/31): John Tang

ICS ColloquiumThursday, Jan. 31, 11:30-1:00POST 302Pizza at 11:30, Talk 12-1 John TangSenior ResearcherMicrosoft Research Accessible Video Calling:Using AI to Convey Conversational Cues for Diverse Abilities Video calling has become a popular conversation medium that conveys emotions and visual cues in ways that importantly augment what’s being said. Expressing disagreement, confusion, surprise, etc. are often done […]

ICS Colloquium (1/24): Esma Aïmeur

ICS ColloquiumThursday, Jan. 24, 11:30-1:00POST 302Pizza at 11:30, Talk 12-1 Dr. Esma AïmeurProfessor of Computer ScienceDepartment of Computer Science and Operations ResearchUniversity of Montreal Online Deception in the Age of Exposure When people use online platforms, especially social media, they are exposed to various risks regarding their privacy. Indeed various factors lead them to self-disclosure […]

ICS Colloquium (1/17): Tor-Morten Grønli

ICS ColloquiumThursday, Jan. 17, 11:30-1:00POST 302Pizza at 11:30, Talk 12-1 Tor-Morten GrønliProfessor of Computer ScienceKristiana University College, OsloFounder of Mobile Tech Lab (https://mobiletechlab.no/) Software Development for Mobile Computing, the Internet of Things and Wearable Devices: Inspecting the Past to Understand the Future Currently a unification in software development for mobile computing (including mobile devices and […]

ACManoa Hosts Wetware Wednesday

On November 28th, 2018 ACManoa hosted November’s WetWare Wednesday in the UH iLab. WetWare Wednesday is a monthly networking event that brings together the local software development community in Hawaii. Speakers for the event included ACM Board Members: Vice-President Ty Uehara and Treasurer Isaac DeMello, as well as ICS faculty members: Dr. Peter Sadowski and […]