News & Announcements

Leilani Battle is Leveling the Playing Field

Feb 11, 2021 - She is seeking ways to make database software more intuitive for non-data scientists.

Intern Advised by QuICS Fellow Named Regeneron Science Talent Search Finalist

Feb 08, 2021 - The competition is designed to acknowledge original research by high school students in a topic related to science, technology, engineering or math.

UMIACS Networking Engineer Works to Keep Everyone Connected

Feb 05, 2021 - With so many people working from home due to the pandemic, Jisha Jesudass strives to ensure that UMIACS staff, faculty and students stay connected via videoconferencing, virtual collaboration tools and numerous other network-driven technologies.

Harnessing Data Science to Improve the Social Good

Feb 01, 2021 - Wei Ai, an assistant professor in the iSchool, uses data science and social identity to promote positive behavioral changes.

Strong QuICS Participation in First Virtual QIP

Jan 29, 2021 - Six of the 10 papers accepted from current QuICS members include graduate students as co-authors, several of whom will be delivering talks on the results.

A Computational Approach to Understanding How Infants Perceive Language

Jan 28, 2021 - A multi-institutional team of cognitive scientists and computational linguists have introduced a quantitative modeling framework that is based on a large-scale simulation of the language learning process in infants.

Mazurek Named Co-Director of Maryland Cybersecurity Center

Jan 26, 2021 - The expert in human-centered security and privacy will help lead the center for the next five months, after which she will assume a new role as the center’s director.

UMD Team Wins Applied Networking Research Prize

Jan 22, 2021 - The team was led by Kevin Bock (in photo), a fourth-year doctoral student in computer science, and his adviser, assistant professor of computer science Dave Levin.

QuICS Fellow Receives Department of Commerce Gold Medal Award

Jan 20, 2021 - The award recognizes individuals or groups that provide extraordinary, notable or prestigious contributions that reflect favorably on the department and impact its mission

Abadi and Dorr Named ACM Fellows

Jan 14, 2021 - Being named an ACM Fellow is an elite recognition of outstanding science and scholarship that is bestowed upon less than one percent of the organization’s 100,000 members.