News & Announcements

Dr. Ashok Agrawala Honored with VITA™ Wireless Samaritan Award

Aug 02, 2012 - In recognition for creating "Escort-M", a virtual campus safety app, Dr. Ashok Agrawala was honored by The Wireless Foundation and CTIA with a VITA™ Wireless Samaritan Award at the 18th Annual Achievement Awards dinner on July 23.

Dr. Rama Chellappa wins the 2012 King-Sun Fu Prize

Aug 01, 2012 - The King-Sun Fu Prize is a biennial award given out by the International Association for Pattern Recognition in recognition of an outstanding technical contribution to the field of pattern recognition.

Larry Davis appointed Director of CFAR

Aug 01, 2012 - Larry Davis was appointed as the Director of the Center for Automation Research (CFAR), for a five year term starting August 1, 2012. Dr. Davis is an outstanding scholar in the field of computer vision.

CBCB Graduates Develop Algorithm for Correction and Assembly of PacBio RS Sequences

Jul 30, 2012 - CBCB graduates Sergey Koren, Michael Schatz, Adam Phillippy and others have developed and published an algorithm for the correction and assembly of PacBio RS sequences.

Dr. V.S. Subrahmanian appointed to the Board of Reviewing Editors (BoRE) of Science magazine

Jul 18, 2012 - Dr. V.S. Subrahmanian has been appointed to the Board of Reviewing Editors of Science magazine.

Louiqa Raschid organizes an NSF Workshop on Next Generation Financial Cyberinfrastructure.

Jul 17, 2012 - Louiqa Raschid is co-organizer of an NSF Workshop on the Blueprint for the Next Generation Financial Cyberinfrastructure.

Yiannis Aloimonos's work on Childhood Autism Research featured in Terp Magazine

Jul 16, 2012 - Yiannis Aloimonos's work on applications for computer vision in childhood autism research is featured in an article titled "Baby Steps" in the Spring 2012 edition of Terp Maga

Ashok Agrawala wins awards for M-Urgency work

Jul 11, 2012 - M-Urgency, a system that sends live audio and video from your smartphone directly to the University of Maryland Police Department, was chosen for a Technology Champion of the Year award by the

Allison Druin wins Google Research Award for HCI

Jul 05, 2012 - Google Research Awards are one-year awards structured as unrestricted gifts to universities to support the work of world-class full-time faculty members at top universities around the world.

Uzi Vishkin awarded two new patents in 2012

Jul 02, 2012 - The USPTO grants Uzi Vishkin patents for "Computer memory architecture methods for hybrid serial and parallel computers" and "System and Method for Thread Handling in Multithreaded Computer Systems of Nested Threads".