News & Announcements

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.

QuICS Co-Hosted Two Major Quantum Cryptography Conferences in August

Aug 28, 2023 - Two major conferences on quantum cryptography were held on the Maryland campus in August.

REU Interns Learn to Navigate Complexities of Health Research

Aug 28, 2023 - From exploring the mysteries of the gut microbiome to researching the complexities of the COVID-19 virus, 14 undergraduate students from across the country recently spent the summer at UMD researching ways to help us better understand our health.

Novel Quantum Speed Limits Tackle Messy Reality of Disorder

Aug 21, 2023 - QuICS fellow Alexey Gorshkov is working with other researchers to explore how quickly information can travel through collections of quantum particles.

Asgari Receives DOE Early Career Research Award

Aug 15, 2023 - The award will support an innovative approach to allow diverse computing workloads to reach their peak performance without sacrificing performance for common cases.

Deep Learning Expert Haizhao Yang Joins UMIACS

Aug 14, 2023 - Haizhao Yang, an associate professor in the Department of Mathematics who recently started a new appointment at the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS), is paving the way for more dependable machine learning systems by advancing its subset of deep learning.

Mazurek and Akgul Win Distinguished Paper Award at USENIX

Aug 11, 2023 - Their award-winning paper delves into the challenges faced by bug bounty hunters—ethical hackers who discover and report vulnerabilities or bugs to a platform’s developer.

UMIACS Researchers Develop and Test AI Text-Detector Tools

Aug 08, 2023 - Researchers in the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies are developing and testing a variety of novel methods to distinguish human-made content from machine-generated text.

Recent MC2 Alum Kelsey Fulton Receives John Karat Award

Aug 07, 2023 - The award is given in honor of John Karat’s contributions to the usable privacy and security community and his dedication to mentoring students.

Keeping Up with the Crises: Buntain Builds Digital Tools to Combat Misinformation

Jul 25, 2023 - UMIACS affiliate faculty member Cody Buntain is focused on developing innovative tools to bring more clarity and truth to online media.