News & Announcements

Five UMIACS Faculty Receive Academic Promotions

May 29, 2020 - Marine Carpuat, Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Michelle Mazurek, Rob Patro and Dana Dachman-Soled have each been promoted from assistant professor to associate professor with tenure.

Former Graduate Student in UMIACS Wins ACM Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practice Award

May 27, 2020 - Yossi Matias is part of a team that was recognized for their seminal work on the foundations of streaming algorithms and their application to large-scale data analytics.

Raschid Receives NSF Funding to Improve Supply Chain Knowledge Networks for COVID-19 Medical Supplies

May 21, 2020 - The funding supports efforts to improve supply chain networks used for critically needed medical equipment during the COVID-19 crisis.

Resnik Receives NSF Funding to Analyze Text Responses in COVID-19 Survey Data

May 13, 2020 - He will develop advanced topic modeling methods that can quickly and effectively analyze text responses in COVID-19 survey data.

UMD Researchers Develop Web Application to Track Progression of COVID-19

May 09, 2020 - The web application is being developed by a team led by Distinguished University Professor of Computer Science Hanan Samet.

CfAR Graduate Student Receives Prestigious Department of Defense Fellowship

May 05, 2020 - The fellowship will support doctoral student Alex Hanson’s research in advancing artificial neural networks.

QuICS Fellow Explores the Impossibility of Efficient Quantum Coin Flipping

May 01, 2020 - QuICS Fellow Carl Miller uses math and quantum physics to explore “fairness” in coin flipping.

UMIACS Faculty Adapting to Online-Only Research Activities During COVID-19 Crisis

Apr 28, 2020 - During the COVID-19 crisis, UMIACS researchers are using online resources to advance research in robotics, computational biology, cybersecurity, and more.

Dickerson Wins Graduate Faculty Mentor of the Year Award

Apr 27, 2020 - He is one of 10 UMD faculty chosen to receive this honor in 2020.

UMD Part of $10M NSF Expeditions in Computing Award to Develop Strategies to Thwart Disease Outbreaks

Apr 23, 2020 - Aravind Srinivasan, Rita Colwell and Abhinav Bhatele are deploying the latest advances in artificial intelligence, machine learning, supercomputing and social science data against epidemic outbreaks.