News & Announcements

Chop & Learn: Teaching Computers to Recognize Food in All Forms

Oct 03, 2023 - Researchers in the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS) came up with an innovative project to satisfy their appetite for advancing computer vision systems based in machine learning.

AI Student Startup Streamlines Social Media Engagement

Sep 25, 2023 - A user-friendly web-app designed by University of Maryland students and alumni empowers brands that are struggling to engage with messages and comments on social media by streamlining creation and then deploying conversational AI.

Cyber Sleuth Yonghwi Kwon Joins MC2

Sep 25, 2023 - The cybersecurity expert studies both the successes and failures of the tools he develops to thwart cyberattacks.

Palm-sized Robot Navigates Touchscreens for Visually Impaired Users

Sep 22, 2023 - Huaishu Peng is part of a team developing a palm-sized robot to help visually impaired people use touchscreens for tasks like ordering a bubble tea.

Designing an Innovative Drone System for Disaster Recovery

Sep 20, 2023 - UMIACS faculty member Nirupam Roy is working with undergraduate Neil Sorkin on the project.

Asgari Receives $1M NSF Award for Optimizing High-Performance Computing

Sep 14, 2023 - Asgari is collaborating on her award with faculty from the Georgia Institute of Technology, where she earned her doctoral degree in electrical and computer engineering 2021.

AI Security Expert Yizheng Chen Joins UMIACS

Sep 11, 2023 - She will focus her research on developing AI models that protect billions of users from malicious activities such as malware, phishing and other cyber scams.

QuICS Researchers Develop Novel Formal Verification Tools for Quantum Algorithms

Sep 07, 2023 - A paper highlighting their work, “A formally certified end-to-end implementation of Schor’s factorization algorithm,” was published earlier this year in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

CBCB Researchers Present Four Papers at Prestigious Algorithms in Bioinformatics Workshop

Sep 05, 2023 - The researchers are discussing work that includes a new algorithm for the parallel construction of suffix arrays—one of the key tools for processing vast amounts of genomic data—and other research that explores novel computational methods to study the human genome and the evolution of tumors.

Nourin Awarded Funding to Support Her Work Measuring Censorship in Small Countries

Aug 30, 2023 - She has received substantial financial support in the form of a fellowship and scholarship for her groundbreaking work to measure censorship in smaller countries with repressive regimes and limited internet access.