UMD and Appian Corporation Announce New Corporate Partnership

Jan 22, 2013

The University of Maryland (UMD) today announced Appian as its newest member of the Corporate Partners in Computing (CPIC) program. The program provides companies with several benefits for collaboration with UMD, including several opportunities for student engagement as well as the possibility to embark on mutually beneficial and collaborative research ventures with faculty. This program, in turn, enables UMD to gain insight into industry trends, learn more about what research corporations in the computing field are pursuing, and acquire feedback from leaders in the industry on computing curriculum and research.

"We are thrilled to have Appian join as a partner in computing," said Dr. Samir Khuller, Chair of the Department of Computer Science. "They are a proven global leader in creating and developing innovative software, technology products and programs and they will provide unique opportunities to our students and faculty for collaborative ventures. I am sure this partnership will be mutually beneficial for both of us," added Dr. Khuller.

About Appian Corporation:
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