News & Announcements

Using Machine Learning to Develop a More Effective Malaria Vaccine

May 01, 2024 - The researchers are using a novel approach called reverse vaccinology, employing powerful bioinformatic tools and reverse pharmacology practices to better understand the genetic makeup of parasites that cause malaria.

Goldstein Leads Team to Invention of the Year Honors

Apr 30, 2024 - Their technology, called Binoculars, can detect text generated by large language models at an almost 90% success rate.

The New Frontier of Microbiome Science: Computational Challenges and Solutions

Apr 12, 2024 - UMIACS director Mihai Pop recently spoke at Johns Hopkins University, where he received his Ph.D. in 2000.

UMIACS Expands Data Center to Support Research Growth

Apr 08, 2024 - The project will provide additional space for computing hardware and will offer better options to ensure that the data center’s power grid and cooling systems can handle any increased workload.

Marking Five Years of Research, Scholarship and Innovation in the Iribe Center

Apr 08, 2024 - For UMIACS, the Iribe Center has been a boon for the seamless flow of bold ideas and new knowledge across multiple academic disciplines.

Remembering Rance Cleaveland (1961–2024)

Mar 28, 2024 - Known for his quick wit, positive demeanor and strong commitment to advancing the mission of the multiple organizations he was involved with, Cleaveland was highly respected and valued by friends, colleagues and students at the University of Maryland.

Q&A With Jonathan Katz, UMD Post-Quantum Cryptography Expert

Mar 25, 2024 - A noted expert on quantum secure cryptography, he offers insight as to why new quantum-resistant security measures are needed now, and what we may see in the future.

QuICS Fellow Awarded 2024 Hermann Weyl Prize

Mar 22, 2024 - Theoretical physicist Nicole Yunger Halpern was recognized for her work in quantum thermodynamics.

Developing a Genomic Method of Monitoring for Pesticide Resistance

Mar 20, 2024 - UMIACS affiliate faculty member Megan Fritz is lead author of a study that identified genomic changes in the corn earworm—considered the costliest crop pest in North America—that make it more resistant to common pest management practices.

Levin Opens Doors to Undergraduate Research

Mar 13, 2024 - Associate Professor Dave Levin wants to impart the value and rewards of scientific discovery to others, particularly undergraduate students.