Academic Advisory Board

College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Computer Science

Geoff Sutcliffe


(305) 284-2158
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Mitsunori Ogihara

Director of Data Mining CCS Education, IDSC
Secondary app'ts ECE, MMI, CoA, HGG

(305) 284-2268 x2308
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School of Architecture

Rodolphe el-Khoury

Dean, School of Architecture

(305) 284-9092
Rodolphe el-Khoury is Dean of the University of Miami School of Architecture. Before coming to UMSoA in July, 2014, he was Canada Research Chair and Director of Urban Design at the University of Toronto, Head of Architecture at California College of the Arts, and Associate Professor at Harvard Graduate School of Design. He has taught at Columbia...

School of Communication

Alberto Cairo

Associate Professor

(305) 284-5350
Alberto Cairo joined the School of Communication in January 2012. He holds a BA in Journalism (University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain), and a Masters degree and a PhD from Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (Barcelona, Spain). He teaches courses on infographics, data visualization, and data journalism. Cairo has been described by Microsoft...

College of Engineering

Mei-Ling Shyu


(305) 284-5566
Mei-Ling Shyu has been an Associate Chair and a Full Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), University of Miami (UM) since October 2013 and June 2013, respectively. Prior to that, she was an Associate/Assistant Professor in ECE at UM from January 2000. She received her PhD degree from the School of Electrical...

Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

Benjamin Kirtman

Director: Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies
Director: Center for Computational Science Climate and Environmental Hazards Program

(305) 421-4046
Position and Research Expertise Ben Kirtman is a Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. He uses atmosphere-ocean general circulation models to study the predictability and variability of the Earth’s climate system. Teaching and Mentoring Kirtman...

School of Education and Human Development

Soyeon Ahn


(305) 284-1316
Soyeon Ahn received her Ph.D. in Measurement and Quantitative Methods in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education at Michigan State University in 2008. She joined the EPS faculty in August, 2008. Ahn’s current research focuses on the application of the existing data analytic techniques in resolving the...

Miami Institute for Data Science and Computing

Nick Tsinoremas


(305) 284-4902

Michael Mannino

Director, Programs