News & Announcements

CBCB Doctoral Student Studies Changes in Neurons that Affect Mammals’ Sleep Cycles

Aug 02, 2021 - Her most recent work focuses on investigating a specific neuronal cell type that syncs mammals' sleep/wake cycle—known as circadian rhythm—to the sun cycle.

New Postdocs Bring Expertise in Secure Software Development and Usable Security and Privacy to MC2

Jul 26, 2021 - Ethan Cecchetti and Nathan Malkin—both of whom recently received doctorates in computer science from Cornell University and UC Berkeley, respectively—will start at the Maryland Cybersecurity Center (MC2) in September.

Colwell Part of New Study Identifying Gut Microbiome Changes Long Before Onset of Celiac Disease

Jul 18, 2021 - In research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers have found early, distinct changes that can determine which at-risk infants will develop the autoimmune disease.

De Floriani Completes Term as IEEE CS President, Seeks New Leadership Role

Jul 16, 2021 - She is running for IEEE's Division VIII Delegate, a role in which she will continue to advocate for forward-looking concepts.

UMD Team Receives Best Demo Award for Mobile Sound Localization System

Jul 14, 2021 - Their innovative design explores the interaction of soundwaves with acoustic structures for spatial sensing.

MC2 Researchers Present 10 Papers at Upcoming Security Symposiums

Jul 14, 2021 - They will present on a diverse array of security-related topics, including encouraging users of popular messaging apps to employ end-to-end encryption, newly discovered distributed denial of service attacks, and more.

Daniel Gottesman Joins UMD as the First Brin Family Endowed Professor in Theoretical Computer Science

Jul 09, 2021 - His research focuses on quantum computation and quantum information, including work in quantum error correction, fault-tolerant quantum computation, quantum cryptography and quantum complexity.

UMD Researchers Record Brainwaves to Measure “Cybersickness”

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Jul 07, 2021 - In a first-of-its-kind study, a UMD team used electroencephalography (EEG) to better understand and work toward solutions for VR-induced discomfort.

Lampropoulos Receives $540K NSF Award to Advance Proof Engineering Software and Protocols

Jun 30, 2021 - The NSF-funded project aims to advance the development and maintenance of large and evolving software verification projects that use proof assistants.

Zwicker Named Chair of UMD’s Department of Computer Science

Jun 21, 2021 - He has been serving as interim chair for the past year.