News & Announcements

Expanding Access to Data Visualization for the Visually Impaired

Mar 09, 2022 - Through a $2 million contract with the Maryland State Department of Education, Niklas Elmqvist is working to make data visualization tools more accessible for high school students who are visually challenged.

New Postdoc Teams Up with Daumé to Mitigate Machine Learning Bias

Mar 09, 2022 - A pioneering researcher of bias in machine learning has joined the University of Maryland’s Computational and Linguistics and Information Processing (CLIP) Lab for two years as a visiting scholar.

New Perspective Blends Quantum and Classical to Understand Quantum Rates of Change

Mar 08, 2022 - In a paper published in the journal Physical Review X, QuICS Fellow Alexey Gorshkov and postdoctoral scholar Luis Pedro García-Pintos provide a new perspective for investigating quantum changes.

Cummings and Resnik Receive MPower Seed Funding

Mar 08, 2022 - The two UMIACS faculty members are active in three of the 17 projects recently chosen to split $3 million in seed funding from the University of Maryland Strategic Partnership: MPowering the State.

QuICS Researchers Have a Dozen Papers Accepted to QIP

Mar 03, 2022 - In addition to paper presentations and poster sessions, QuICS researchers will help lead two of the three highly competitive plenary talks at this year’s conference.

QuICS Graduate Student Is Finalist for Hertz Fellowship

Feb 18, 2022 - First-year doctoral student Elizabeth Bennewitz is one of 45 finalists with a chance of receiving up to $250,000 in support from the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation.

Manocha Receives Verisk AI Faculty Research Award

Feb 10, 2022 - The funding will support his work on the generation and use of synthetic datasets to improve the accuracy of machine learning methods.

Maryland Cybersecurity Center Kicks Off Third Year of Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Feb 09, 2022 - The two-year fellowships offer an opportunity to work closely with MC2 faculty and graduate students in multiple areas of cybersecurity and privacy.

Optimizing Facebook Notifications Pumped Up Blood Donations

Feb 03, 2022 - Machine Learning Researchers’ Algorithm Could Help Increase Global Supply of a Precious Resource

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.