News & Announcements

Hartree Fellow Cultivates New Perspectives on Quantum Computing

Nov 29, 2021 - Dominik Hangleiter, one of the newest Hartree Postdoctoral Fellows, develops theoretical frameworks to identify problems where quantum computers can be proven to dominate.

Metzler Receives $450K Air Force Young Investigator Award

Nov 16, 2021 - Metzler’s three-year project seeks to develop artificial intelligence-based multimodal sensor fusion algorithms that are fully self-supervised and do not require training data.

Upcoming Workshop Offers Positive Undergrad Research Experience

Nov 10, 2021 - Eight UMIACS faculty will participate in the workshop, offering expertise and knowledge in a team-based setting that provides a positive intellectual, social and emotional environment.

MC2 Researchers Present Six Papers at ACM Conference on Information Security

Nov 10, 2021 - The papers cover hot topics like key management for cryptocurrencies, post-quantum cryptography, fuzzy message detection and more.

UMD Center for Machine Learning Announces 2021 Class of Rising Stars in ML

Nov 02, 2021 - The program, now in its third year, aims to support machine learning researchers from underrepresented groups as they pursue new scientific discoveries and academic opportunities.

Duraiswami’s Startup Collaborates on 3D Spatial Audio System to Improve Military Pilot Performance

Nov 02, 2021 - The system will have the capability to significantly improve upon the sound available to aviators in aircrafts to increase their situational awareness, reduce listener fatigue and improve reaction time.

JaJa Part of UMD Team Using Machine Learning to Analyze fMRI Data

Nov 01, 2021 - The researchers published their work in September in PLOS Computational Biology.

CLIP Researchers Create Computational Models to Explore How Adults Learn New Languages

Oct 28, 2021 - A team of researchers in the Computational Linguistics and Information Processing (CLIP) Laboratory are using computational modeling to investigate learning mechanisms that can help listeners adapt their speech perception of a new language.

Two Former Graduate Students Receive the Larry S. Davis Doctoral Dissertation Award

Oct 22, 2021 - Soheil Behnezhad and Nitin J. Sanket are this year’s recipients of the award, which recognizes outstanding dissertations that convey excellence in technical depth, significance, potential impact and presentation quality.

Varshney to Serve on Steering Committee for National Advisory Council on Advancing XR Technologies

Headshot of Amitabh Varshney
Oct 21, 2021 - He has been selected to serve on a steering committee dedicated to advancing policy and practical considerations involving virtual, augmented and mixed reality (XR) technologies.