News & Announcements

Rudinger Brings Expertise in Natural Language Understanding to CLIP Lab

Aug 17, 2020 - Her research focuses on problems in natural language understanding, including knowledge acquisition from text, commonsense inference, computationally-tractable semantic representations, and semantic parsing.

MC2 Graduate Student Daniel Votipka Receives John Karat Award

Aug 10, 2020 - The award recognizes Votipka's excellence in usable privacy and security research and his dedication to mentorship and community service.

MC2 Researchers Have 13 Papers Accepted to Upcoming Cybersecurity Events

Aug 10, 2020 - The accepted papers highlight the center’s cutting-edge research in programming languages, encrypted databases, security for lattice-based cryptosystems, and more.

Wu Receives NSF Funding to Advance Detection of COVID-19 Symptoms Remotely

Aug 07, 2020 - A University of Maryland expert in digital forensics and signal processing has received funding from the National Science Foundation to advance telehealth services by incorporating a novel video technology to virtually detect a patient’s physical symptoms.

New Faculty Member Brings Wide Range of Secure Software Development Skills to MC2

Aug 05, 2020 - Leonidas Lampropoulos's research focuses on using programming language abstractions to make it easier to write, debug, and reason about software and their specifications

Bera and Manocha Receive BBI Seed Funding

Aug 03, 2020 - They will collaborate with Jae Kun Shim, a professor of kinesiology who specializes in neuromechanics, to develop an automated, artificial intelligence-based technique for perceiving human emotions.

Vishkin Leads Steering Committee for ACM Symposium on Parallelism in Algorithms and Architecture

Jul 24, 2020 - The annual symposium brings together experts from around the world to discuss the latest topics in parallel computing and distributed computing.

Graduating Students and Postdocs Affiliated with MC2 Accept Positions in Academia and Industry

Jul 20, 2020 - Being hired by top universities and companies is a testament to their creativity, hard work and ambition, as well as to the excellence of faculty in MC2 that provide support and mentorship.

Aloimonos and Fermüller Imagine the Future of Microrobots in Science Robotics Article

Jul 17, 2020 - The two Maryland faculty imagined a future in microrobots where steerable cameras could find holes, successfully fly through them, avoid obstacles, and recognize a variety of objects without computing 3D world models.

Jacobs Named Director of UMD Center for Machine Learning

Jul 15, 2020 - He oversees a vibrant research community of core faculty and graduate students focused on developing applications and technology for machine learning that involve computer vision, neural networks, optimization, robotics, 3D audio, and more.