News & Announcements

Particle Physics and Quantum Simulation Collide in New Proposal

Jul 08, 2024 - In a recent paper, QuICS researchers Zohreh Davoudi and Alexey Gorshkov collaborated with others to present a novel simulation method, discussing what insights the simulations might provide about the creation of particles during energetic collisions.

REU Program Continues to Offer Robust Research Experience to Visiting Scholars

Jul 08, 2024 - The program pairs visiting students in small groups with Maryland faculty and graduate students, exploring diverse topics that include machine learning and AI, quantum simulation, parallel algorithms, and more.

Zwicker to Continue Leading UMD’s Department of Computer Science

Jul 03, 2024 - As chair, he oversees one of the largest computer science programs in the country, with more than 3,800 undergraduates who can pursue a specialization in cybersecurity, data science, machine learning and quantum information.

Gottesman Assumes New Role as Co-Director of QuICS

Jul 02, 2024 - He says he is honored, noting the center’s rapid growth and its continued success in advancing theoretical and experimental research involving quantum algorithms, quantum cryptography, quantum error correction, and more.

Eight UMIACS Faculty Receive Academic Promotions

Jul 01, 2024 - Two of the eight—Min Wu and John Horty—were named a Distinguished University Professor, considered the most prominent academic distinction on campus.

Patro Awarded $400K to Enhance Open-Source Gene Expression Tools

Jun 27, 2024 - The research funding comes from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, a philanthropic effort launched in 2015 by Meta founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan.

Metzler Receives Grant to Advance Long-Range Imaging with Machine Learning

Jun 26, 2024 - The $360K grant from the Army Research Office will support a three-year project to develop a system that uses high-speed cameras and machine learning algorithms to instantaneously create clearer images.

Dhulipala Honored with ACM Kanellakis Award

Jun 20, 2024 - He was part of a team recognized for their contributions to algorithm engineering, including several frameworks that revolutionized large-scale graph processing on shared-memory machines.

Cummings Employs Machine Learning to Tackle Addiction Crisis

Jun 18, 2024 - The technology will be used to tailor treatment options to personalized patient factors like race, gender, location and educational backgrounds.

QuICS Fellow Wins IEEE Photonics Society Quantum Electronics Award

Jun 17, 2024 - Alexey Gorshkov was recognized for his pioneering contributions to the understanding, design and control of interacting quantum systems.