News & Announcements

UMIACS Faculty Secure Funding for Projects Combining AI and Medicine

Apr 22, 2020 - The funding supports joint projects between faculty from the University of Maryland, College Park, and medical experts at the University of Maryland, Baltimore.

Shrivastava Receives $2.5M from DARPA to Teach AI Systems Adaption

Apr 21, 2020 - The goal of Shrivastava’s research is to teach AI systems how to recognize dynamic environments and react appropriately, without needing to be retrained on a large data set.

UMD Team Wins Best Paper Award at WACV 2020

Apr 15, 2020 - The award-winning paper, which was co-authored by Abhinav Shrivastava, explores the concept of object localization for egocentric vision.

Four UMD Graduate Students Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Apr 10, 2020 - Four University of Maryland graduate students have just been awarded prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) fellowships.

QuICS Graduate Student Receives IBM Ph.D. Fellowship

Apr 08, 2020 - The funding will support doctoral student Eddie Schoute’s research in developing new methods to route quantum information more efficiently.

DARPA Awards $3.1M for ML Researchers to Counter Rising Threat of Attacks on AI Systems

Apr 07, 2020 - From detecting illegal stock market activity to increasing safety in self-driving vehicles to improving facial ID recognition, machine learning systems promise to revolutionize a range of security applications—and now a team of UMIACS computing experts is working to ensure adversaries can't penetrate them.

Hajiaghayi Named EATCS Fellow

Apr 06, 2020 - Hajiaghayi was specifically noted for his “contributions to the theory of algorithms, in particular algorithmic graph theory, game theory, and distributed computing.”

Levin Wins Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award

Apr 01, 2020 - The award, from the National Center for Women & Information Technology, recognizes individuals that provide outstanding mentorship and high-quality research opportunities for undergraduate students, are who are active in the recruitment of women and minority students in computing-related fields.

Srinivasan Named SIAM Fellow

Mar 31, 2020 - He was recognized for his contributions to randomized algorithms and probabilistic methods with applications to network and computational science.

Wu Receives NSF CAREER Award to Explore End-to-End Quantum Applications

Mar 12, 2020 - The funding supports Wu’s efforts to bridge the gap between the theoretical foundation of quantum computing and the limitation of realistic quantum machines.