News & Announcements

Talk Nerdy Podcast Features Rita Colwell Discussing Sexism and Science

Mar 30, 2021 - Colwell—still active in research, including multiple international efforts to stem the spread of cholera—talked candidly about the barriers she faced throughout her career as a woman scientist.

Elman Reappointed as Director of AMSC Graduate Program

Mar 30, 2021 - The interdisciplinary graduate program, currently ranked #13 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, draws on the numerous strengths the university has in applied mathematics.

Lu Handles All Payroll and Benefits Queries in Unique Times

Mar 26, 2021 - In addition to processing the necessary paperwork for payroll and benefits, she says part of her job is to make incoming UMIACS faculty, students and staff feel more at ease.

El-Sayed to Lead New Genomic Sequencing Facility at UMD

Mar 24, 2021 - The Advanced Genomic Technologies Core, part of the Brain and Behavior Institute, will advance high-throughput and advanced large-scale genomics research, and will greatly improve the university’s capabilities in neuroscience and other life sciences.

UMD Center for Machine Learning Launches Fairness in AI Seminar Series

Mar 05, 2021 - The weekly talks will feature experts in artificial intelligence, machine learning and theoretical computer science.

Recent Workshop Highlights Innovative Immersive Media Projects at UMD

Mar 04, 2021 - Presentations at the Feb. 26 event involved projects based in virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality and immersive spaces.

New Partnership Aims to Help UMD Further Diversify D.C. Region’s Tech Ecosystem

Mar 02, 2021 - Partnership with Break Through Tech is part of the Gender Equality in Tech (GET) Cities Initiative.

“Coded Bias” Explores Inequalities in Artificial Intelligence

Mar 01, 2021 - The film will be available for viewing March 24–29 via a registration link, with an online panel discussion of algorithmic biases scheduled for March 26 at 4 p.m.

Bhatele Receives NSF CAREER Award to Optimize Parallel Software and Systems

Feb 25, 2021 - The funding supports Bhatele’s efforts to use data-driven machine learning (ML) models to identify performance anomalies and their root causes in parallel systems.

Maryland Cybersecurity Center Kicks Off Second Year of Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Feb 24, 2021 - The two-year fellowship offers an opportunity to work closely with faculty and graduate students in the cybersecurity center.