South Hub community connects at recent All-Hands meeting

Dr Da Silva, a Co-PI in the Smart Grids Big Data Spoke and  Department head, Computer Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University was present, as a representative, at the meeting held on Friday, June 9 where more than 90 people from across sectors and disciplines—academia, government, nonprofits and industry—met at the Microsoft Chevy Chase Pavilion near Washington, DC, to assess the progress of the South Big Data Hub and shape its future. The second South Big Data Hub All-Hands meeting wa...
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Undergraduate data science education webinar by National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine on April 25, 2017

News from South BD Hub: The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will conduct a webinar from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. ET on April 25, 2017 to inform the ongoing study Envisioning the Data Science Discipline: The Undergraduate Perspective.  The study will set forth a vision for the emerging discipline of data science at the undergraduate level. It will emphasize core underlying principles, intellectual content, and pedagogical issues specific to data science, including core concept...
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Upcoming IEEE Smart Grid Webinar: “Big Data Applications in Smart Grids: Benefits and Challenges” | April 13, 2017, IEEE Webinar

The focus of this webinar is on different BD sources in the utility industry that range from field measurements obtained by substation/feeder intelligent electronic devices, to specialized commercial and/or government/state databases: weather data of different types, lightning detection data, seismic data, fire detection data, electricity market data, vegetation and soil data, and more. More information can be found here.
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South Big Data Hub workshop “The Internet of Things for Smart & Connected Cities & Campuses” | April 26-27, 2017 | Atlanta, GA

The South Hub will be hosting a workshop at Georgia Tech on Challenges in Data Analytics and Decision-making from Distributed Sensors in order to collect practitioner input into the problems surrounding the use of data coming from distributed sensors in the context of smart cities and smart campuses. For more information and free registration, visit the website.
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