News & Announcements

Colwell Honored by American Association of Geographers

Nov 15, 2018 - Rita Colwell, a Distinguished University Professor in the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, has been honored by the American Association o

Elmqvist Named ACM Distinguished Member

Nov 14, 2018 - Niklas Elmqvist, an associate professor in the College of Information Studies (iSchool) and director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCIL), has been named a 2018 Dist

Fermüller Receives NSF Grant to Advance AI Research on the Learning of Complex Symbolic Signals

Nov 14, 2018 - Cornelia Fermüller, an associate research scientist UMIACS, has been awarded a $500K NSF grant to explore how humans and animals learn complex events.

Statement from the University of Maryland Computer Science Advisory Board

Nov 05, 2018 - See link below for a statement from the University of Maryland Computer Science Advisory Board, a group of technology and innovation leaders that provide strategic counseling to the Department of Computer Science and the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies.

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.

Srinivasan Elected Fellow of the American Mathematical Society

Nov 01, 2018 - Aravind Srinivasan, a professor of computer science with an appointment in the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS), has been elected a 2019 Fellow of the

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.

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).

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.

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