News & Announcements

Cleaveland Named CMNS Associate Dean for Research

Nov 10, 2022 - He will help grow the college’s annual sponsored research funding, which currently exceeds $200 million.

QuICS Physicist Elected Optica Fellow

Nov 10, 2022 - Alexey Gorshkov was honored for his research on large, interacting quantum systems, which has practical applications for quantum computers, quantum networks and quantum sensing technologies.

Patro Awarded $350K to Improve Genomics Processing Tools

Nov 10, 2022 - He will use the funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to improve upon a “constellation” of inter-related tools his lab has developed to process genomic data.

$1M NSF Award to Support Data-powered Fight Against Pandemics

Nov 09, 2022 - UMIACS faculty are using social media, GPS, and government data to improve predictive models, communications for future pandemics.

Resnik Selected for Prestigious MPower Professorship

Nov 07, 2022 - The appointment includes $150K in research funding spread over three years.

CLIP Researchers Seek to Curb AI-Generated Stereotypes

Nov 03, 2022 - The team, led by graduate students Yang “Trista” Cao and Anna Sotnikova, presented their work at the 2022 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics.

Improving Machine Learning Systems for the Visually Impaired

Nov 02, 2022 - The UMD team won a best paper award for their efforts to make visual question answering systems more effective for people with visual impairments.

UMD Center for Machine Learning Announces 2022 Class of Rising Stars

Oct 26, 2022 - The center’s leadership selected six winners for the first time due to a record number of applicants with impressive backgrounds.

Breaking Barriers for Blind Web Designers

Baseboard, brackets, and screen that make up TangibleGrid.
Oct 20, 2022 - Researchers at the University of Maryland have developed a novel device that lets blind users design a web layout with their hands, brackets and a baseboard.

Researchers Develop Wearable Sensor System that Traverses Your Body

Oct 12, 2022 - Huaishu Peng's mini robot can track a variety of exercises through sensors, and instruct dance moves.