News & Announcements

Researchers Aim to Make Useful Data More Available Via Mixed Reality

Mar 10, 2020 - A team led by Niklas Elmqvist is working to expand the use of mixed reality, building on ideas already in use while exploring challenges that still need to be addressed like biased data and user costs.

Feizi Receives NSF CAREER Award to Advance Generative Models in Machine Learning

Mar 03, 2020 - The funding supports his efforts to develop a comprehensive and fundamental understanding of the intertwined statistical and computational aspects of modern generative models.

HCIL Team Wins Best Paper Award from ACM Intelligent Systems

Mar 02, 2020 - HCIL researchers developed an interactive sequence recommender that gives users more control and transparency to make consequential life choices compared to existing systems.

Maryland Cybersecurity Center Launches Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Feb 26, 2020 - The two-year positions offer an opportunity to work closely with faculty and graduate students in the cybersecurity center.

Plaisant Honored with ACM SIGCHI Lifetime Service Award

Feb 25, 2020 - The award goes to individuals who have contributed to the growth and success of SIGCHI in a variety of capacities.

Edward St. John Foundation Awards $50K Grant to Maryland Blended Reality Center

Feb 11, 2020 - The grant will be matched by $25K from the University of Maryland, College Park, and $25K from the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.

Pop Receives $2.6M NIH Grant to Develop Computational Tools for Metagenomic Analyses

Feb 04, 2020 - The funding supports Pop's efforts to build software and develop algorithms that will help scientists better understand bacteria.

Tokekar Receives NSF CAREER Award to Make Multi-Robot Systems More Reliable

Jan 29, 2020 - The funding supports efforts to make teams of robots more resilient by developing coordination algorithms that can assess the risk of individual robot failure due to unfavorable environments.

QuICS Anniversary Symposium Reflects on Future of Quantum Information Science

Jan 27, 2020 - Since its inception, QuICS has connected scientists who share the goal of developing a deeper understanding of the capabilities of information processing devices built upon the rules of quantum physics.

De Floriani Inducted Into IEEE Honor Society

Dec 17, 2019 - A University of Maryland expert in geospatial data visualization has been inducted into IEEE’s prestigious honor society.