News & Announcements

Resnik and Shrivastava Receive Amazon Research Awards

May 06, 2021 - Proposals for an award are reviewed for the quality of their scientific content, their creativity, and their potential to impact both the research community and society in general.

UMD Graduate Student Awarded DOE Computational Science Fellowship

May 04, 2021 - Joy Kitson’s research is focused on developing large-scale epidemic simulations that are used to model a wide variety of diseases and public health interventions.

Gumerov Receives CMNS Distinguished Research Scientist Award

May 03, 2021 - He has been recognized for his longstanding research and scholarship involving multidimensional data, spatial audio, wave scattering, and more.

Feldman Wins Graduate Faculty Mentor of the Year Award

May 03, 2021 - She is one of 10 UMD faculty chosen to receive this honor in 2021.

CBCB Researchers Develop Tool that Makes Reconstructing Microbial Genomes Easier

Apr 30, 2021 - The open-source software was described in a paper recently published in the online journal, Frontiers in Microbiology.

JQI/QuICS Fellow Alexey Gorshkov to Receive Flemming Award for Outstanding Federal Service

Apr 19, 2021 - He was honored for his pioneering research at the crossroads of quantum optics and atomic and condensed matter physics.

Four UMD Graduate Students Receive Ann G. Wylie Dissertation Fellowship

Apr 13, 2021 - The fellowship is named for Ann Wylie, a professor emerita in geology who has served in numerous roles at the university for almost 50 years, including her current role as interim senior vice president and provost.

Jack Minker (1927–2021)

Apr 12, 2021 - The founding chair of the UMD Department of Computer Science and strong advocate for human rights for scientists worldwide passed away on April 9, 2021.

UMIACS Faculty Participate in Workshop Geared Toward Engaging BIPOC Undergrads in Research

Apr 07, 2021 - The three-day workshop aimed specifically toward Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) will bring together about 50 students from across the U.S. who will engage in meaningful computing research with UMD faculty and graduate students.

Hartree Fellow Identifies Strengths and Limits of Quantum Computers

Apr 06, 2021 - Nai-Hui Chia says that he is excited to be researching quantum computer science at this pivotal point, when quantum computing is becoming a practical reality.