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Dr. Bina Ramamurthy was one of
the early adopters of the grid computing into the CSE curriculum
and her effort Project
Research, Collaboration and Education) was supported
(CSE4/586) was introduced into the CSE curriculum and it has
become a core course.
She was awarded an NSF grant to support a newly (2006) created
Embedded and Realtime systems course (CSE321) by a grant NSF-DUE-CCLI-0727243 (2007-2008) approx. $75K. This Project
(Next Generation Embedded Operating Systems)
in collaboration with Dr.
of Marquette University. It is based
on the famous XINU operating systems by
Comer of Purdue University.
She is the PI on a grant for data-intensive
A SUNY-wide certificate
in data-intensive computing has been
designed and is pending approval from SUNY central.
(Timely Introduction of Emerging Data-intensive computing) was
instrumental in adding a new course Data-intensive
(CSE4/587) to the CSE curriculum at
Buffalo. This course deals with data-intensive computing, BigData and cloud computing.
Dr. Ramamurthy (PI) recently received an NSF grant for
inter-disciplinary research Project POP!World (
Cloud-enabled Evolutionary Genetics Learning Tool for Engaging
the Net-Savvy Generation) NSF-OCI-CITEAM 1041280 (2010-2013)
approx. 250K. This is in collaboration with Dr. Jessica Poulin
Dittmar De la Cruz
She is the Program Director of
Program in Data-Intensive Computing.
Newer events & grants:
SIGCSE 2016: Learning
and Teaching Data Science March 3, 2016,
Memphis, TN. (Resized
for presentation) (pdf)
The ACM undergraduate research award to Thomal Effland,
June 20, 2015 (NSF-CCLI-0920335), San Fransisco, CA.
IITG grant from SUNY: 2015-2016: VINE: An Innovative
Model for Collaboration between Humanities and STEM for
Learning Data Science. (new)
The Center for Education Innovation: Assessment of
Student Learning: Process not Artifact, Co-PI with Dr.
Alphonce. 2015-2016 (new)
The Big Data TechCon 2015: Boston April 26-28, 2015.
Hadoop Ecosystem got "transformed big-time" by
introduction of Spark. Ask me about it.
SUNY Chancellor's IITG Grant: Co-PI with K. Dittmar, J.
Poulin of Biological Sciences. Development and
assessment of a multiplayer, cloud module for teaching
population genetics with badge incentives. 2014-2015. 35K
University at Buffalo IMPACT grant from VP: Research and
Economic Development (Co-PI) with Melanie Aceto of Dance and
Grant (2013-2014) for Digital Choreography Lineage with
Melanie Aceto of Modern Dance Dept.
SUNY IITG Grant (Tier 3: 60k: repeat) "SUNY Games II",
SUNY IITG Grant (Tier 1: 10K: 2012-2013) "Mobile
for STEM". Co-PI (leverages the NSF CI-TEAM grant above)
SUNY IITG Grant (Tier 3: 60K: 2012-2013) "Co-Laboratory
Immersive Virtual Environments for STEM Learning". Co-PI.
(leverages the NSF Data-intensive grant above)
"US-German Collaboration: Somatic Na
Channels and Spike Precision" Co-PI (PI : Matthew
Friedman of Biological Sciences)
||345 Davis Hall, SUNY@Buffalo, Buffalo,
||CSE 241: Digital Systems
|CSE 111: Great Ideas in Computer Science
|5.00PM - 6.20PM
|CSE 4/587: Data-Intensive
|Faculty meeting /UGAC meeting
||CSE 241: Digital Systems
|12.00Noon - 12.50PM
||CSE 111: Great Ideas in
|5.00PM - 6.20PM
||CSE 4/587: Data-Intensive
|Data DEN Research
|CSE 241: Digital Systems
||CSE 111: Great Ideas in Computer Science
Best way to contact me is through e-mail. If you want to see me
at any other time besides my office hours, please send me mail.
Spring 2016 Courses
CSE 111: Great Ideas in Computer
Science for non-majors
CSE241: Digital Systems
Started with Hadoop MapReduce
WISE: Women in Science and Engineering: Event on 8/21/2014: Computing Unplugged
Presentations Spring 2014:
SUNY CIT 2014: SUNY Games II : Games-based
Learning for Engaging Students in Computing/Coding Demo1 Demo2
MTH463 Guest lecture on Mapreduce (May
UB Math Dept: Problem Solving
using MapReduce (Jan 20)
Westminster Charter School: A
Peek into Millions of Years of Evolution (Jan 21)
Presentations Fall 2013:
CSTA Buffalo Chapter presentation
Invited Presentations Spring 2013:
SUNY Learning Network Panel March 1, 2013
Buffalo Start-up weekend Coach March 2-3, 2013
TUES PI Meeting: Washington DC Jan 23-25, 2013.
Invited presentations (Fall 2012)
Oct 19: Symposium on Big Data
Science and Engineering
Talk Title: Adopting Big-data Computing Across Undergraduate
Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, MN
Invited Presentations (Spring 2012)
May 11: Teaching and Learning Community
February 7: Invited talk on Cloud Computing
Certificate Program at Niagara County
Jan 11: Buffalo State College (Presenting Pop!World)
Jan 13: Erie Community College
K-21 Module (Presentation)
(Rescheduled due to weather)
Invited Presentations/Participation (Spring, Summer,
Jan 26-28: AAAS:
Transforming Undergraduate Education in STEM PI Conference,
Poster on NSF CCLI NEXOS Project
Jan 30- Feb 1: Computing Education for the 21st Century Community
Meeting, New Orleans, LA
Tool POP!World Project
March 9 -12: SIGCSE 2011: Special Interest Group in Computer
Science Education, Dallas, TX
May 24-26: CI-TEAM PI Conference: Invited Member of a Panel on
Competencies, UIUC, Urbana-Champaign, IL.
June 2-3: Cloud Futures 2011, Invited presentation, "Introducing
Cloud Computing into STEM Curriculum Using Microsoft Azure",
June 5-9: Semtech 2011, The Sementic Technology Conference, San
June 28: Wipro, Chennai, India: Cloud Computing: Concepts,
Technologies and Business Implications
August 11: University Day at Bloomberg LP, NY, USA, invited
December 5: CS Education week at Erie Community College
Invited talk on Data-Intensive
CSEUGA (Computer Science and Engineering Undergraduate
Association): Faculty mentor for this student club.
Club): This is a NY public middle school in the Niagara County. Dr. Bina Ramamurthy visits
- the school periodically and presents activities for students
with the goal of encouraging them to pursue
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) studies
and careers. With the help of a
small donation from
Corporation we are also able to procure some basic science
kits to the school’s science labs.
The donation is through UB Foundation and the coordinator is Ms.
Melanie Bunch who also participates in the events.
Photos from event on October 12, 2010.
- Dr. Jessica Poulin, Dr.
Bina Ramamurthy and a CSUGS student Mike visited Gaskill and
spent some time with the students.
- We also demoed PopWorld evolutionary Biology tool, that was
Engineering Awareness for Minorities Inc): A summer enrichment
program for high school students.
Bina has involved at one or two BEAM students in her research for
the past 10 years and has taken an active role in the
final project presentations by the student on completion of the
Science and Technology Entry Program): faculty mentor for
under-represented minority students for
more than 10 years.
Summer 2011 Student: Damian
Ogbonna (A CEN major: Sophomore)
of Black Engineers) Have been a panelist at local NSBE chapter
talking and motivating
minority students to pursue Engineering careers. Recent
Technology panel: 5.00-6.00PM, October 22, 414 Bonner Hall, UB
Annual awards: April 22, 2011, at Harriman Hall, UB South Campus.
FoR Research, Education and Collaboration: NSF supported project
ViGOR: Visual Grid
Tutorial: Univeristy at Buffalo Ed Tech supported project
(UB) Presentation 4/27/2006: ViGOR Visual Grid Tutorial