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ACIS hosts the Korean National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR)

ACIS & NIBR

As the cyberinfrastructure partner of the iDigBio project, ACIS hosted Dr. Sungho Choi and Suwon Chun from the National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR) in Korea. Their visit spanned a day and a half and included meetings with representatives from many segments of the iDigBio project: our biodiversity research, identifiers and database organization, and education.

ACIS @ PRAGMA31, Bangkok, Thailand

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ACIS faculty and students recently attended the PRAGMA 31 Workshop and the 2016 Asia Pacific Open Data (APOD) Summit in Bangkok, Thailand on 5-10 September 2016. Both ACIS Lab and CENTRA researchers had a strong presence in co-facilitating the continuing efforts and new collaborative possibilities for the week-long PRAGMA31 activities.

iDigBio project receives $15.5 million NSF grant to digitize biodiversity collections

The National Science Foundation awarded a five-year, $15.5 million grant to the iDigBio project based at the University of Florida to continue leading the national effort to digitize biodiversity collections and make them available online.

The iDigBio group is the combined efforts of the Florida Museum of Natural History, the Advanced Computing Information Systems (ACIS) laboratory and the Institute for Digital Information and Scientific Communication at Florida State University.

iDigBio Retreat 2016

iDigBio Team

ACIS welcomes UF SSTP student Preethi Venkataraman

Each Summer semester the ACIS lab hosts a student through the UF SSTP program. This year Ms. Preethi Venkataraman participated in research projects at the lab.

ACIS is pleased to announce the development of CENTRA

CENTRA stands for Collaborations to ENable TRansnational cyberinfrastructure Applications and refers to a partnership and evolving framework for collaborations amongst research centers, institutes and laboratories across the world.

Research Assistant positions available at ACIS

Attention all ECE and CISE PhD students.

The Advanced Computing and Information Systems (ACIS) Laboratory is looking for multiple highly skilled and motivated Ph.D. students to work as research assistants with Dr. José Fortes. This job will entail research work on one of the following projects funded by the National Science Foundation: iDigBio, or PRAGMA. These projects involve collaboration with US and international institutions, and students will have opportunities to interact with both UF and external researchers.

IPOP project selected as a mentoring organizations for the 2015 Google Summer of Code.


The IPOP project was selected as one of the 137 mentoring organizations for the 2015 Google Summer of Code. Google Summer of Code is a global program that offers students stipends to write code for open source projects.

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