News & Announcements

Recent Workshop Highlights Innovative Immersive Media Projects at UMD

Mar 04, 2021 - Presentations at the Feb. 26 event involved projects based in virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality and immersive spaces.

New Partnership Aims to Help UMD Further Diversify D.C. Region’s Tech Ecosystem

Mar 02, 2021 - Partnership with Break Through Tech is part of the Gender Equality in Tech (GET) Cities Initiative.

“Coded Bias” Explores Inequalities in Artificial Intelligence

Mar 01, 2021 - The film will be available for viewing March 24–29 via a registration link, with an online panel discussion of algorithmic biases scheduled for March 26 at 4 p.m.

Bhatele Receives NSF CAREER Award to Optimize Parallel Software and Systems

Feb 25, 2021 - The funding supports Bhatele’s efforts to use data-driven machine learning (ML) models to identify performance anomalies and their root causes in parallel systems.

Maryland Cybersecurity Center Kicks Off Second Year of Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Feb 24, 2021 - The two-year fellowship offers an opportunity to work closely with faculty and graduate students in the cybersecurity center.

Leilani Battle is Leveling the Playing Field

Feb 11, 2021 - She is seeking ways to make database software more intuitive for non-data scientists.

Intern Advised by QuICS Fellow Named Regeneron Science Talent Search Finalist

Feb 08, 2021 - The competition is designed to acknowledge original research by high school students in a topic related to science, technology, engineering or math.

UMIACS Networking Engineer Works to Keep Everyone Connected

Feb 05, 2021 - With so many people working from home due to the pandemic, Jisha Jesudass strives to ensure that UMIACS staff, faculty and students stay connected via videoconferencing, virtual collaboration tools and numerous other network-driven technologies.

Harnessing Data Science to Improve the Social Good

Feb 01, 2021 - Wei Ai, an assistant professor in the iSchool, uses data science and social identity to promote positive behavioral changes.

Strong QuICS Participation in First Virtual QIP

Jan 29, 2021 - Six of the 10 papers accepted from current QuICS members include graduate students as co-authors, several of whom will be delivering talks on the results.