Entries by Scott Robertson

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 […]

ICS Colloquium (11/16) – Robert Tarjan

Friday, November 16, 2018, 12:15-1pm (with pizza at noon) ICSpace (POST 318B) ICS Colloquium series: Algorithms: Theory Meets Practice Robert Tarjan Princeton University  and Intertrust Technologies Theory has an important role to play in computing practice.  The faster speeds and larger memory sizes of current computers vastly increase the size of the design space of […]

EPIC Meets in Honolulu

The 2018 Ethnographers in Business (EPIC) conference met in Honolulu from October 9-12. Professor Scott Robertson served as co-chair, along with Dawn Nafus from Intel and Tye Rattenbury from Salesforce, and host for the conference which attracted approximately 600 attendees. EPIC was sponsored by several high-tech companies, including Spotify and IBM (platinum sponsors); Facebook, Ipsos […]

Susanne Still Receives a Grant from the Foundational Questions Institute

Professor Susanne Still has received a $115,000 grant from the Foundational Questions Institute for her project titled “Thermodynamics of Agency.” The goal of the Foundational Questions Institute (FQXi) is “To catalyze, support, and disseminate research on questions at the foundations of physics and cosmology, particularly new frontiers and innovative ideas integral to a deep understanding […]

Welcome Dr. Peter Sadowski!

The ICS Department is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Peter Sadowski as a new Assistant Professor. Dr. Sadowski was previously a postdoc at the Institute for Genomics and Bioinformatics in the Computer Science Department at the University of California, Irvine. His research involves applications of machine learning in the natural sciences, including the […]

Welcome Dr. Tonia Sutherland!

The LIS Program is happy to announce the appointment of Dr. Tonia Sutherland as Assistant Professor, starting Fall 2018. Tonia’s research and teaching interests include Digital Culture and Communication, Critical Studies of Data, Digital Media, and Information, Community and Cultural Informatics, Archival Theory and Practice, and Technology and the Arts. Read more about Dr. Sutherland. E […]

CIS Alumnus Kar-Hai Chu Awarded NIH Grant at Pitt

CIS alumnus, Dr. Kar-Hai Chu, has been awarded a $600,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Chu is now an Assistant Professor at the Center for Media, Technology and Health at the University of Pittsburgh.  His project will test the usability of a smartphone-based app for tobacco cessation in young adults. The results will […]

Congratulations to Depeng Li on Promotion and Tenure

Congratulations to Depeng Li on his promotion to Associate Professor and award of tenure. Dr. Li’s research interests are in information, cyber and physical security, with an emphasis on applied cryptography. His research projects span across areas, mainly in security, privacy, and safety for Internet of Things as well as related applications such as healthcare/medical […]