News & Announcements

Analysis Suggests Quantum Simulation as Practical Target for Early Quantum Computers

Sep 05, 2018 - Although quantum computers are still relatively small, they are approaching an important milestone. Many researchers suspect that small versions of these devices, which operate by the rules of quantum physics, may soon surpass today’s fastest supercomputers and achieve quantum computational supremacy—a clear demonstration of a quantum computer solving a problem that is currently intractable for an ordinary computer.

Feldman Awarded NIH Pilot Grant to Assist Children with Specific Language Impairment

Aug 29, 2018 - She plans to use machine teaching algorithms to predict which language interventions are most effective.

Pop Gives Keynote Talk on Use of Algorithms in Microbial Research

Aug 22, 2018 - Pop spoke at ALGO2018, an annual meeting combining the premier algorithmic conference, European Symposium on Algorithms, and a number of other specialized conferences and workshops, all related to algorithms and their applications.

QuICS Graduate Student Ties for Second Place in IBM Qiskit Developer Challenge

Aug 20, 2018 - Prizes were awarded for writing the best compiler code in Python or Cython that takes an arbitrary input quantum circuit and maps it to an optimal circuit for a provided hardware topology.

Former CLIP Lab Members Explore the Use of AI to Enhance TV Viewing Experience

Aug 15, 2018 - Their system now answers millions of queries per day.

MC2 Researchers Have Six Papers Accepted to USENIX Security Symposium

Aug 14, 2018 - They will present their papers at the cybersecurity conference in Baltimore.

Hollingsworth Is Named UMD Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Aug 01, 2018 - He has been with the Department of Computer Science for over 20 years.

De Floriani Is Candidate for Leadership Role at IEEE Computer Society

Jul 25, 2018 - She could become president of a leading professional organization for computing.

New Appointments in UMIACS

Jul 24, 2018 - UMIACS welcomes seven new scientists.

Zwicker Part of Team Presenting New Tool for Sketching Faces

Jul 19, 2018 - Their software uses machine-learning to intuitively edit facial images.