News & Announcements

UMD Research Scientist Unveils New Strategies to Search Large DNA Databases

Nov 01, 2018 - Sometimes bigger is not necessarily better. Take DNA databases, for example. As a result of substantial advances in computing power, scientists can now rapidly slice and dice genomic data used to identify different species of bacteria, or at least find their close relatives.

MC2 Faculty, Students Have Five Papers Accepted to ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security

Oct 10, 2018 - Faculty and students in the Maryland Cybersecurity Center (MC2) had five papers accepted to the 2018 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS).

Maryland Center for Women in Computing Hosts Computing Research Workshop

Oct 10, 2018 - Female undergraduates from across the United States interested in computer science will have an opportunity to dive into cutting-edge research projects during a three-day workshop at the University of Maryland next month.

De Floriani Elected President of the IEEE Computer Society

Oct 03, 2018 - Leila De Floriani has been chosen by her peers to lead the IEEE Computer Society

UMD Team Presents Insect-Inspired Vision System for Drones at IROS 2018

Sep 27, 2018 - Researchers in the University of Maryland’s Computer Vision Lab (CVL) are presenting a novel computer vision system for autonomous drones at a major robotics conference in Europe next week.

Srinivasan Elected Member of the Academia Europaea

Sep 26, 2018 - Aravind Srinivasan has been elected a 2018 member of the Academia Europaea.

HCIL Researchers Presenting Six Papers at IEEE VIS 2018

Sep 24, 2018 - Researchers in the University of Maryland’s Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCIL) are presenting six papers at a leading computer visualization conference in Berlin next month.

QuICS Workshop Features Experts in Quantum Machine Learning

Sep 21, 2018 - Dozens of scientists will meet at the University of Maryland Sept. 24–28 to discuss the emerging field of quantum machine learning, a discipline that seeks to wed the promise of quantum computing with the tools and techniques that help ordinary computers learn from data.

Mazurek, Hicks Receive NSF Grant to Study Factors Leading to Insecure Software

Sep 12, 2018 - Two researchers in the Maryland Cybersecurity Center (MC2) recently received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to understand the human and organizational factors that contribute toward insecure software development.

Colwell Continues Groundbreaking Research to Battle Cholera

Sep 11, 2018 - Her team is using satellite data to predict outbreaks in impoverished regions.