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July 2, 2022DMC Advisory Board Member - Keith Osani

Ramapo College’s Center for Data, Mathematical, and Computational Sciences welcomes Keith Osani to our Advisory Board! Our Advisory Board’s mission is to assist the Center in aligning our curriculum with industry needs and expectations, helping us to promote our curriculum, and guide us in developing our sponsored fieldwork experiences to our students. Keith earned a BS in Computer Science and Applied Physics from SUNY Albany and graduated from Ramapo College in 2022 with a Master’s Degree in Data Science. The early part of his career was spent working as a consultant where he focused on custom software and web development ... Read More

April 15, 2022Grand Opening of the Center for Data, Mathematical, and Computational Sciences

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Wednesday, April 27th at 6pmASB 123 Join us in opening the new Center for Data, Mathematical, and Computational Sciences. This research space serves as a place for graduate students and students in 4+1 programs to work in groups, deliver presentations, and hold team meetings. It's a great place to hold faculty/student meetings and research discussions, and to invite our external partners to campus. For more information contact Dr. Amanda Beecher (abeecher@ramapo.edu) Read More

April 4, 2022Fall 2022 DMC Course Schedule

1st Year Students Welcome to Ramapo College of New Jersey! Whether you are entering the MS in Data Science, Applied Mathematics, or Computer Science, there are a few things you will want to take care of to get ready for your first semester. Admissions has a guide for admitted students, which outlines the registration process and a number of other things of interest. Fall 2022 Course Schedule CMPS 547 - Foundations of Computer Science This course provides a foundational overview of programming language design, including compiled languages as well as higher level scripting languages. The course introduces students to concepts ... Read More

March 24, 2022DMC Advisory Board Member - Dobri Yordanov

Ramapo College’s Center for Data, Mathematical, and Computational Sciences welcomes Dobri Yordanov to our Advisory Board! Our Advisory Board’s mission is to assist the Center in aligning our curriculum with industry needs and expectations, helping us to promote our curriculum, and guide us in developing our sponsored fieldwork experiences to our students. Dobri is a Ramapo '15 graduate with a BS in Computer Science and Mathematics. He started his career with web and flash freelancing even prior to attending and was a part of developing the infrastructure behind most of the ramapo.edu websites. After graduation, he spent 4 years at ... Read More

March 22, 2022DMC Advisory Board Member - Yoav Nathaniel

Ramapo College’s Center for Data, Mathematical, and Computational Sciences welcomes Yoav Nathaniel to our Advisory Board! Our Advisory Board’s mission is to assist the Center in aligning our curriculum with industry needs and expectations, helping us to promote our curriculum, and guide us in developing our sponsored fieldwork experiences to our students. Yoav Nathaniel was born in Israel and grew up in New Jersey, where he attended Ramapo College to study computer science. In 2015, while in school, Yoav joined Avanan, a cloud security startup that was later acquired by CheckPoint, as it’s first employee. Initially focused on QA for ... Read More

March 1, 2022Center for Data, Mathematical, and Computational Sciences Fair

Date/Time: Tuesday, 4/5/22, 5-7pm Location: Ramapo College, Trustees Pavilion 1 Join us for the Data, Mathematical, and Computational Sciences Fair on April 5th, 2022! This event will feature keynote speaker Dr. Shawn Simpson, Principal Data Scientist at BlackRock AI Labs, who will share practical tips gleaned from her career as a Data Scientist in finance, media, and advertising. Following the keynote speech, attendees will have the chance to view posters showcasing Ramapo students’ research projects in Data, Mathematical, and Computational Sciences. Attendees will be able to network with Ramapo students and faculty, as well as prospective employers who may be ... Read More

February 15, 2022Multifractal Analysis of Daily US COVID-19 Cases

Wednesday, March 23rd at 6-7pm in ASB 323 In this talk we discuss how the multifractal detrended fluctuation analysis (MFDFA) technique can be used to explore the highly irregular behavior or volatility clustering of daily COVID-19 cases in the United States. By using the multifractal spectrum of the MFDFA we will characterize the path and predict the short or long memory behavior of the US COVID-19 Cases on different time scales. Register Now Biography: Osei Tweneboah is Assistant Professor of Data Science at Ramapo College of New Jersey. His main research is Stochastic Analysis, Machine Learning and Scientific Computing with ... Read More

February 7, 2022How to fail your tech interview successfully

Feb 22nd at 6-7pm in ASB 332 Computer Science is hard. Being a Software Engineer is hard. Translating your computer science skills into a successful Software Engineer gig after college shouldn't be hard. After interviewing close to 100 candidates at all levels for Google, Facebook and Manticore, Dobri Yordanov has a few tips and tricks to share, as well as pitfalls to avoid. Join us if you'd like to hear about them, be it out of curiosity or practicality. Everyone is welcome! Register Now Biography: Dobri is a Ramapo College '15 graduate, originally from Bulgaria. Since graduating, he's built a ... Read More

November 16, 2021Data is the new OIL - Slides and Thank you

Thank Arnab Mukhopadhyay for his insightful overview of how corporations view data, and how that view has evolved. In case you missed it, take a Data is the new OIL from the presentation. Read More

November 3, 2021Data Science in Theory and Practice: Techniques for Big Data Analytics and Complex Data Sets

Congratulations to Ramapo's Data Science Professor Osei Tweneboah. Dr. Tweneboah has co-authored the textbook Data Science in Theory and Practice: Techniques for Big Data Analytics and Complex Data Sets recently published by Wiley. This book is perfect for data practitioners, undergraduate and graduate students in Data Science, Business Analytics, and Statistics programs. It provides a comprehensive treatment of the mathematical and statistical models useful for analyzing data sets arising in various disciplines, like banking, finance, health care, bioinformatics, security, education, and social services. Read More

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