Entries by Scott Robertson

NCWIT Awards for Aspirations in Computing

The Hawaii affiliate of the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) held a luncheon at UH to honor winners in their Award for Aspirations in Computing competition. Local award recipients were high school women selected for their aptitude and interest in IT and computing, solid leadership ability, good academic history, and plans for […]

ICS Students and Alumni among AT&T Hackathon Winners

The AT&T Hackathon took place on Friday and Saturday, March 9-10. Over 150 people participated. Among the winners were several ICS students and alumni. Congratulations to all! Best Use of AT&T M2X: IonnecT Man Chon Kuok (Alumnus)   Best VR App: On the Spot Austin Tasato (LAVA Lab) Herman Li (LAVA Lab) Vincent DiRienzo (LAVA […]

NSF CyberCorps Scholarship For Service Information Session

We will hold an information session about the NSF CyberCorps Scholarship For Service (SFS) Program at UH Manoa at 5pm-to-6pm on Feb 23 (Friday) at POST 302. Our SFS program will recruit 6 new scholars, starting in Fall 2018. The scholarship covers tuition and fees, and also provides a generous stipend ($22,500 per year/undergraduate  or $34,000 per […]

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 […]