Regular Events

Society for Women in Computing

SWIC offers regular meetings for women in technology to develop professional skills and build their expertise.

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RamHacks

A bi-weekly opportunity for majors, and those interested in technology topics, to network and collaborate.

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Seminars and Colloqia

  • Dr. Enrique ter Horst, “A Bayesian time varying approach to risk neutral density estimation” - Who: Dr. Enrique ter Horst, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia What: “A Bayesian time varying approach to risk neutral density estimation.” When: Friday November 4th, 4PM Where: Beaupre 105 Abstract: We expand the literature of risk neutral density estimation across maturities from implied volatility curves, which are usually estimated and interpolated through cubic smoothing […]
  • Dr. Noah M. Daniels, URI – Manifold Mapping Enables Fast Search, Anomaly Detection, and More - Join us for our Computer Science and Statistics Colloquium Series. When: Friday, Oct 28th, 4PM Where: Beaupre 105 Speaker: Dr. Noah M. Daniels, URI Title: Manifold Mapping Enables Fast Search, Anomaly Detection, and More Most likely, you have heard the term “Big Data.” The world has been experiencing an explosive growth in data, and that […]
  • Dr. Lorin Crawford, Microsoft Research New England and Brown University - Variable Selection and Prioritization in Bayesian Machine Learning Methods Where: Beaupre 105 When: Friday, October 21st, 4PM Abstract: A consistent theme of the work done in my lab group is to take modern computational approaches and develop theory that enable their interpretations to be related back to classical genomic principles. The central aim of this […]

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News stories

  • Grace Hopper 2022 - This fall, Grace Hopper reopened its conference to in person attendees after two years of only offering a virtual option.  Founded in 1994, Anita Borg’s Grace Hopper Celebration is touted as the largest annual gathering of women in computing. Its “programs empower women and under-tapped communities in technical fields, guide the organizations that employ them, […]
  • Cyber Competition Recruitment - URI is recruiting students to compete in regional and national cybersecurity competitions. Students from all levels novice to expert are encouraged to apply.
  • Dr. Enrique ter Horst, “A Bayesian time varying approach to risk neutral density estimation” - Who: Dr. Enrique ter Horst, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia What: “A Bayesian time varying approach to risk neutral density estimation.” When: Friday November 4th, 4PM Where: Beaupre 105 Abstract: We expand the literature of risk neutral density estimation across maturities from implied volatility curves, which are usually estimated and interpolated through cubic smoothing […]
  • Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Computer Science - The University of Rhode Island invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Statistics. We seek candidates who can contribute to both teaching and research in computer science. Of particular interest are candidates with expertise in the broad area of computer systems and its application across multiple disciplines. The […]
  • Dr. Noah M. Daniels announces the MEDFORD metadata description language - A team comprising researchers at URI (Noah Daniels, Hollie Putnam, and Andrew Powers), Tufts University (Lenore Cowen, Alva Couch, Polina Shpilker, and Liam Strand), and Drexel University (Jane Greenberg) has released version 1.0 of the MEDFORD metadata description language and its parser, medford. MEDFORD (MEtaData Format For Open Reef Data) is a lightweight markup language […]
  • Congratulations to Anna Fateiger! - Congratulations to URI Statistics MS recent graduate Anna Fateiger, who won one of the Student Poster Awards (Sponsored by Munich Re) at the 35th New England Statistical Symposium (hosted this year by UCONN) alongside competitors from the very best statistics programs in Massachusetts and Connecticut.  The poster, titled “A spatio temporal analysis of American Woodcock movement” […]