News & Announcements

Mazurek Joins National Effort to Build a Secure Smart Home

Jun 12, 2020 - She is joining researchers from six other academic institutions on a national research project to increase the security and privacy of high-tech products used in smart homes.

Dorr Joins DARPA Information Science and Technology Study Group

Jun 11, 2020 - She will collaborate with a group of approximately 30 select scientists and engineers that identify new areas of development in computer and communication technologies and recommend future research pathways.

De Floriani Is Named Eurographics Fellow

Jun 11, 2020 - She was recognized for her leadership and service to the fields of computer graphics and visualization, as well as for establishing a vibrant research community in her native Italy that is focused geometry and graphics.

Message from UMIACS Director Regarding #ShoutDownAcademia, #ShutDownSTEM and #Strike4BlackLives

Jun 10, 2020 - Today, many scientists are calling for all of us to #ShoutDownAcademia, #ShutDownSTEM, and to #Strike4BlackLives.

Lin Elected to ACM SIGGRAPH Academy

Jun 09, 2020 - SIGGRAPH established the academy in 2018 to recognize individuals who have made substantial contributions to computer graphics and interactive techniques.

Making Cryptosystems More Secure in the Presence of Quantum Computers

Jun 08, 2020 - Dana Dachman-Soled is currently leading an effort to analyze the security of certain “post-quantum” cryptosystems.

Cummings Receives NSF Funding to Improve Analyses of COVID-19 Genomic Data

Jun 01, 2020 - A major goal of the project is to accelerate the analyses of SARS-CoV-2 genomic data needed by scientists and public health officials battling the virus.

Five UMIACS Faculty Receive Academic Promotions

May 29, 2020 - Marine Carpuat, Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Michelle Mazurek, Rob Patro and Dana Dachman-Soled have each been promoted from assistant professor to associate professor with tenure.

Former Graduate Student in UMIACS Wins ACM Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practice Award

May 27, 2020 - Yossi Matias is part of a team that was recognized for their seminal work on the foundations of streaming algorithms and their application to large-scale data analytics.

Raschid Receives NSF Funding to Improve Supply Chain Knowledge Networks for COVID-19 Medical Supplies

May 21, 2020 - The funding supports efforts to improve supply chain networks used for critically needed medical equipment during the COVID-19 crisis.

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