News & Announcements

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

Feizi Receives ONR Young Investigator Award to Advance Reliable AI

Feb 02, 2022 - The grant will support his efforts to develop a comprehensive and fundamental understanding of robust machine learning algorithms against both natural and adversarial threats.

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.

Nail Gumerov (1960–2022)

Feb 01, 2022 - His research interests were broad and included scientific computing and algorithms related to applied mathematics, fluid mechanics, acoustics, electromagnetism, plasma physics, nanoscience, and more.

Hajiaghayi Selected as Editor-in-Chief of Algorithmica

Jan 25, 2022 - He says the journal has sparked his interest on numerous new ideas and concepts related to algorithms.

Katz Named ACM Fellow

Jan 19, 2022 - He was specifically recognized for his contributions to cryptographic protocol design and cryptography education.

Mittal Named 2022 Adobe Research Fellow

Jan 13, 2022 - The computer science graduate student specializes in affective computing—the study and development of intelligent systems that can understand, interpret and respond to human emotions and behavior.