News & Announcements

Bederson named ACM Distinguished Scientist

Dec 29, 2011 - Ben Bederson's significant impact on the human computer interaction field made him a Distinguished Member of the Association for Computing Machinery.

Shneiderman named an IEEE Fellow

Dec 21, 2011 - Ben Shneiderman, who has been championing improved interoperability for electronic health records, has been recognized as an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Fellow.

Subhrahmanian quoted in the New York Times

Dec 05, 2011 - VS Subhrahmanian talks about Computer Science in Africa with the New York Times.

Samet awarded ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS Best Demo Paper Award

Dec 01, 2011 - Hanan Samet received the Best Demo Paper Award in 2011 ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS Conference for the paper: “Porting a Web-Based Mapping Application to a

Chellappa named AAAS Fellow

Nov 29, 2011 - Rama Chellappa has been elected as an American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow.

Samet received 2011 ACM SIGSPATIAL Distinguished Service Award

Nov 29, 2011 - Hanan Samet has been honored with the 2011 ACM SIGSPATIAL Distinguished Service Award for his dedication and support as the founder and first chair of ACM SIGSPATIAL.

Resnik interviewed by the New Scientist

Nov 21, 2011 - Philip Resnik was interviewed by New Scientist for the article

Hicks selected as new MC2 Director

Nov 20, 2011 - Michael Hicks will serve as the Director of the Maryland Cybersecurity Center (MC2). Hicks research focus is on developing and evaluating techniques to improve software reliability and security.

Bhattacharyya's students recognized by IEEE

Nov 20, 2011 - Shuvra Bhattacharyya and his students received Best Student Paper Award at the 2011 IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Systems, held in Beirut, Lebanon on early October, for their paper:

Leafsnap’s creators to receive the 2011 Edward O. Wilson Pioneer Award

Oct 10, 2011 - Professor David Jacobs will receive the 2011 Edward O. Wilson Biodiversity Technology Pioneer Award for co-inventing Leafsnap, the First Mobile App for Plant Identification.