Nabil Adam on Emergency Management Research Challenges, 10am Tue Nov 11 @ UMBC

November 7th, 2008

Professor Nabil Adam will talk next week on Emergency Management: Some Related Research Challenges. The talk is part of the UMBC Information System’s Distinguished Information Technology Lecture and will be given at 10:00am on Tuesday, November 11 in room 456 of the Information Technology and Engineering building. A reception for Dr. Adam will be held at 3:00pm in ITE459.

Dr. Adam will begin with an overview of the Infrastructure & Geophysical Division at the Science & Technology Directorate of the US Department of Homeland Security. He will continue then with a discussion of the ongoing research projects at the Rutgers University research center CIMIC (Center for Information Management, Integration and Connectivity). These projects focus on Emergency Management in the area of Homeland Security with the common research theme: secure, context sensitive, semantics aware and privacy preserving information sharing, integration, and analysis. Detailed discussion of some related specific research challenges as well as proposed approaches will be presented.

For more information see the Information Systems Department announcement.