News & Announcements

Frias-Martinez Part of UMD Effort to Reduce Food Insecurity and Waste

Feb 08, 2024 - A UMD team that includes Vanessa Frias-Martinez received a $5M NSF grant for tech solutions to reduce food insecurity and waste.

Evaluating Machine Translation Systems in Emergency Rooms

Feb 07, 2024 - Researchers from the Computational Linguistics and Information Processing Lab are looking into the problems that arise when language translation tools provide physicians with incorrect translations for discharge instructions or medication protocols.

Fighting Deepfakes, Shallowfakes and Media Manipulation

Jan 29, 2024 - Nirupam Roy is developing a tool that can help verify the authenticity of audiovisual recordings.

TRAILS AI Institute Announces First Round of Seed Funding

Jan 24, 2024 - The eight funded projects, totaling just over $1.5 million, will advance cutting-edge research and scholarship that spans AI design, development and governance.

Addressing Gaps in Data Governance to Promote Trust in Generative AI

Jan 22, 2024 - The Institute for Trustworthy AI in Law and Society recently partnered with the Digital Trade and Data Governance Hub to host a conference to identify gaps in data governance related to large language models and discuss ideas to address them.

Dutta Receives NSF CAREER Award to Advance Reliable and Trustworthy AI

Jan 22, 2024 - The award—expected to total $665,550 over the next five years—supports her work in advancing reliable and trustworthy artificial intelligence (AI) for social good.

University of Maryland Hosts Microbiome Research Symposium

Jan 22, 2024 - The daylong event joined researchers from the federal government, academia and private industry, all focused on exploring the interactions between complex microbial communities.

QuICS Members and Alumni Maintain Strong Presence at Premier Quantum Conference

Jan 12, 2024 - Five papers by current QuICS members were accepted for talks and one will be featured in an invited plenary talk—a mark that continues a strong history of QuICS representation at the premier conference dedicated to quantum computer science.

What Makes Urine Yellow? UMD Scientists Discover the Enzyme Responsible

Jan 03, 2024 - Their findings could be applied to future studies of gut health, including conditions like jaundice and inflammatory bowel disease.

QuICS Researchers Help Design a Prototype Quantum Computer

Dec 21, 2023 - QuICS Fellow Michael Gullans and Hartree Postdoctoral Fellow Dominik Hangleiter were part of a team that created a prototype quantum computer with a record number of qubits.