News & Announcements

Rance Cleaveland Returns to UMD After Serving as NSF Division Director

Oct 03, 2022 - Cleaveland served as director of the Division of Computing and Communications Foundations for four years.

Maryland Quantum-Thermodynamics Hub Launches with $2M Grant

Sep 30, 2022 - QuICS Fellow Nicole Yunger Halpern is part of an effort to galvanize a field that is central to understanding the workings of our universe and to developing robust quantum technologies.

Behavioral Sciences Technology Expert Pablo Paredes Joins UMIACS

Sep 20, 2022 - Paredes studies the relationship between technology and health, and how digital and physical tools can sustain and improve our well-being.

How AI Could Help Writers Spot Stereotypes

Sep 19, 2022 - A literary work's cast of characters can be true-to-life, or it can embody regressive stereotypes. A new AI system developed by UMD researchers can help writers tell the difference.

How Do Infants Learn Sounds in Their Native Language?

Sep 18, 2022 - UMD-affiliated computational linguists Kasia Hitczenko and Naomi Feldman have published groundbreaking research that examines how infants learn to identify sounds in their native language.

Creating an Unremovable Watermark to Protect Intellectual Property

Sep 18, 2022 - Research by Tom Goldstein and others in the University of Maryland Center for Machine Learning uses AI to improve digital watermarks.

Diving Into UMD’s Quantum Community

Sep 12, 2022 - See how mentoring from QuICS Fellow Nicole Yunger Halpern inspired a UMD undergraduate physics major to became active in the university’s quantum activities.

Exploring Transparency in Online Advertising

Sep 12, 2022 - Michelle Mazurek is part of a multi-institutional team looking to better understand how consumers’ personal information is used to generate online targeted ads.

New Computing Cluster Scales Up Infrastructure for Undergrads

Aug 18, 2022 - New infrastructure at the University of Maryland is expanding computing access to undergraduate students while allowing machine learning researchers to model more data than ever before.

Computer Vision Expert Jia-Bin Huang Joins UMIACS

Aug 18, 2022 - Computer vision—the science that allows computers to establish “visual” contact with their physical or digital environment, interpret what they see, and then take action based on that information—is rapidly progressing.