News & Announcements

Five New Affiliate Faculty Join UMIACS

Feb 27, 2023 - UMIACS is welcoming five new affiliate faculty members with academic backgrounds in entomology, meteorology, music, and more.

Metzler Receives Seed Funding to Study Neural Synchrony

Feb 24, 2023 - Neural synchrony is a phenomenon that occurs when two peoples’ brain activity sync up as they share a similar experience.

Books Authored by Yunger Halpern and Shneiderman Win Literary PROSE Awards

Feb 22, 2023 - The awards, now in their 47th year, acknowledge books, journals, and digital products of extraordinary merit that make a significant contribution to a field of study.

22 UMIACS Faculty Involved in Eight Grand Challenges Grants

Feb 17, 2023 - The Grand Challenges Grants Program will support 50 projects from across the campus, with 22 faculty from UMIACS involved in eight of them.

Wu Awarded Sloan Research Fellowship

Feb 15, 2023 - The two-year, $75,000 fellowships are awarded annually to early-career researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field.

Shrivastava Receives NSF CAREER Award to Advance Computers’ Understanding of Temporal Phenomena

Feb 13, 2023 - A stronger computational approach in this area is important for observing and interpreting human actions in videos, with the potential to transform applications in broader areas such as security, health and robotics.

Recent QuICS Alumnus Embraced Community and Service at UMD

Feb 08, 2023 - For recent physics graduate Andrew Guo (Ph.D. ’22), a sense of community has been an important part of his physics career—even in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.

QuICS Contributes Half a Dozen Papers to Top Quantum Information Conference

Feb 06, 2023 - QuICS Fellows, postdoctoral researchers, graduate students, and alumni contributed to the research selected for talks, and their work will be featured alongside more than 100 other accepted talks.

Climate Data Scientist Molina Joins UMIACS

Feb 03, 2023 - As a former Fox News meteorologist turned data scientist, Maria J. Molina studies Earth’s changing climate with cutting-edge artificial intelligence.

Hicks, Mount Named ACM Fellows

Feb 02, 2023 - Two faculty members affiliated with the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS) were recently named Fellows of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).