News & Announcements

Newest QuICS Fellow Ponders Quantum Mechanics, Thermodynamics, and Everything Else

Feb 02, 2022 - Nicole Yunger Halpern brings a vast intellectual curiosity to physics, from tackling abstract theory to collaborating with experimentalists, all the while drawing distinct connections between diverse disciplines of physics.

Nail Gumerov (1960–2022)

Feb 01, 2022 - His research interests were broad and included scientific computing and algorithms related to applied mathematics, fluid mechanics, acoustics, electromagnetism, plasma physics, nanoscience, and more.

Hajiaghayi Selected as Editor-in-Chief of Algorithmica

Jan 25, 2022 - He says the journal has sparked his interest on numerous new ideas and concepts related to algorithms.

Katz Named ACM Fellow

Jan 19, 2022 - He was specifically recognized for his contributions to cryptographic protocol design and cryptography education.

Mittal Named 2022 Adobe Research Fellow

Jan 13, 2022 - The computer science graduate student specializes in affective computing—the study and development of intelligent systems that can understand, interpret and respond to human emotions and behavior.

UMD Joins U.S. Cyber Command’s Academic Engagement Network

Jan 13, 2022 - The initiative's goal is to create a robust and accessible pool of qualified cyber professionals that can assist CYBERCOM in its mission of defending critical U.S. information networks.

Cummings Receives BBI Seed Funding to Study Hearing Loss Using Machine Learning

Jan 12, 2022 - The project was one of five that received seed funding from the UMD Brain and Behavior Institute this year.

Postdoctoral Scholar Sanket Receives Drones Ph.D. Thesis Award

Jan 10, 2022 - The annual award recognizes a doctoral thesis that shows great potential and aligns with the scientific mission of Drones, an international open-access journal.

Measuring How Malware Behaves in the Real World

Jan 04, 2022 - MC2 researchers have been recognized for their analysis of malware behavior in the first large-scale study of its kind.

QuICS Researchers Receive 2021 NISQ Computing Paper Award

Dec 20, 2021 - The researchers were recognized for their work involving quantum optimization.