News & Announcements

CLIP Lab Presents a Plethora of Papers and Workshops on Human-Centered NLP

Jul 11, 2022 - The Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics is a top-tier conference for natural language processing.

UMD Team Wins Award for Designing a Navigation Sensor for Mini Robots

Jul 11, 2022 - They were recently recognized for their innovative work in developing a low-powered acoustic sensing system for miniature robots.

MC2 Researchers Design First Comprehensive Framework for At-Risk Users

Jul 08, 2022 - A new paper by researchers from the Maryland Cybersecurity Center and Google presents the first comprehensive framework that can be used to reason about at-risk users’ needs during the technology creation process.

Hall Develops Device to Measure Gut Microbial Metabolism

Jul 05, 2022 - Hall has been awarded funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop a wearable device that will potentially lead to therapeutic interventions for patients suffering from gastrointestinal disorders like Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Parallel Algorithm Designer Dhulipala Joins UMIACS

Jun 28, 2022 - The overarching goal of Laxman Dhulipala's research is to design, analyze and implement parallel algorithms that are faster and more efficient.

Mihai Pop Reappointed as Director of UMIACS

Jun 28, 2022 - He will continue to lead 76 UMIACS faculty members and almost 200 graduate students from eight departments across the UMD campus.

Researcher Awarded $1M From NASA to Develop Disease Forecasting Center and App

Jun 23, 2022 - Rita Colwell’s distinguished career culminates in project predicting and preventing cholera.

Sparsity Optimization Expert Asgari Joins UMIACS

Jun 21, 2022 - In the digital age of information overload, recommender systems have emerged as a tool to provide users with suggestions tailored to their needs. These systems tell us who to follow on social media, what music to listen to, which products to buy, and more.

Four UMIACS Faculty Receive Academic Promotions

Jun 20, 2022 - Pratap Tokekar, Abhinav Bhatele and John Dickerson—who also hold appointments in the Department of Computer Science—were promoted from assistant professor to associate professor with tenure; while Associate Research Scientist Corneila Fermüller was promoted to research scientist.

Champion for Women in Computer Science Retires

Jun 17, 2022 - Over her 32 year career, Jane Plane successfully increased participation of women in computing at UMD and abroad, developing programs that ultimately made Maryland a national leader in women studying computer science.