News & Announcements

Fighting Deepfakes, Shallowfakes and Media Manipulation

Jan 29, 2024 - Nirupam Roy is developing a tool that can help verify the authenticity of audiovisual recordings.

TRAILS AI Institute Announces First Round of Seed Funding

Jan 24, 2024 - The eight funded projects, totaling just over $1.5 million, will advance cutting-edge research and scholarship that spans AI design, development and governance.

University of Maryland Hosts Microbiome Research Symposium

Jan 22, 2024 - The daylong event joined researchers from the federal government, academia and private industry, all focused on exploring the interactions between complex microbial communities.

Addressing Gaps in Data Governance to Promote Trust in Generative AI

Jan 22, 2024 - The Institute for Trustworthy AI in Law and Society recently partnered with the Digital Trade and Data Governance Hub to host a conference to identify gaps in data governance related to large language models and discuss ideas to address them.

Dutta Receives NSF CAREER Award to Advance Reliable and Trustworthy AI

Jan 22, 2024 - The award—expected to total $665,550 over the next five years—supports her work in advancing reliable and trustworthy artificial intelligence (AI) for social good.

QuICS Members and Alumni Maintain Strong Presence at Premier Quantum Conference

Jan 12, 2024 - Five papers by current QuICS members were accepted for talks and one will be featured in an invited plenary talk—a mark that continues a strong history of QuICS representation at the premier conference dedicated to quantum computer science.

What Makes Urine Yellow? UMD Scientists Discover the Enzyme Responsible

Jan 03, 2024 - Their findings could be applied to future studies of gut health, including conditions like jaundice and inflammatory bowel disease.

QuICS Researchers Help Design a Prototype Quantum Computer

Dec 21, 2023 - QuICS Fellow Michael Gullans and Hartree Postdoctoral Fellow Dominik Hangleiter were part of a team that created a prototype quantum computer with a record number of qubits.

Manocha Elected to National Academy of Inventors

Dec 12, 2023 - He is an internationally recognized researcher in computer graphics, virtual reality, robotics and GPU computing.

MIXR Partnership Seeks to Expand Its Research and Outreach Efforts

Dec 11, 2023 - The Center for Medical Innovations in Extended Reality (MIXR), a unique multi-institutional partnership that focuses on extended reality technologies for clinical procedures and medical training, is ramping up efforts to expand its research, outreach and impact.