University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies

Our Mission

The University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS) provides a unique multidisciplinary computing environment to address some of today’s most pressing scientific and societal challenges. Led by distinguished researchers and supported by a cutting-edge infrastructure, UMIACS pioneers computational science involving national defense, precision medicine, big data, cybersecurity, language and culture, and much more. If your organization faces a fundamental problem that is best solved by the use of powerful computing tools, UMIACS has the expertise, history and capabilities to deliver a solution.