Aug 2, 2010

Scientists, Technologists and Artists Generating Exploration - "Dr. Maurizio Seracini"

The art-and-science blog highlights the work of CISA3 director and IGERT-TEECH co-PI Maurizio Seracini.

Jul 28, 2010

HPCwire - "Researchers Receive NSF Award to Encourage International Science Collaboration"

The high-performance computing news service reports on UCSD's three-year, multi-university grant from the National Science Foundation IGERT program to encourage and enhance digital communication and collaboration between the US and international science and engineering research and education communities.

Jul 11, 2010

Wired - "Help Find Genghis Khan's Tomb from the Comfort of Your Home"

Jenny Williams reports in the Wired GeekDad blog about the large crowdsourcing project led by UCSD research scientist and IGERT-TEECH researcher Albert Lin to undertake a 'huge archaeological survey of parts of Mongolia, looking for the tomb of Genghis Khan and other Mongolian cultural heritage sites.'

Jul 1, 2010

National Geographic - "Field Expedition: Mongolia"

National Geographic launches the official website of the field expedition to Mongolia led by CISA3's Albert Lin. The site offers crowdsourcing tools to promote citizen science to guide the movements of the ground expedition.

Jul 1, 2010

Neatorama - "Valley of the Khans Project: Your Chance to Play Armchair Archaeologist"

According to the blog, 'Our friends over at the National Geographic are crowdsourcing a project to identify archaeological treasures in Mongolia using satellite imagery (via the GeoEye Foundation) and other modern tools.' The goal of Valley of the Khans Project is to identify archaeological sites, but the fun part is that you get to participate in a real-time treasure hunt. The project is led by Dr. Albert Yu-Min Lin, a dashing real-life Indiana Jones who’s looking for the lost tomb of Genghis Khan.'

Jul 1, 2010

National Geographic - "Maurizio Seracini: Cultural Heritage Engineer"

Maurizio Seracini has been a National Geographic Fellow since 2008. He is a co-PI on the NSF IGERT-TEECH grant, and director of CISA3 at UCSD.