News & Announcements

Asgari Receives $1M NSF Award for Optimizing High-Performance Computing

Sep 14, 2023 - Asgari is collaborating on her award with faculty from the Georgia Institute of Technology, where she earned her doctoral degree in electrical and computer engineering 2021.

AI Security Expert Yizheng Chen Joins UMIACS

Sep 11, 2023 - She will focus her research on developing AI models that protect billions of users from malicious activities such as malware, phishing and other cyber scams.

QuICS Researchers Develop Novel Formal Verification Tools for Quantum Algorithms

Sep 07, 2023 - A paper highlighting their work, “A formally certified end-to-end implementation of Schor’s factorization algorithm,” was published earlier this year in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

CBCB Researchers Present Four Papers at Prestigious Algorithms in Bioinformatics Workshop

Sep 05, 2023 - The researchers are discussing work that includes a new algorithm for the parallel construction of suffix arrays—one of the key tools for processing vast amounts of genomic data—and other research that explores novel computational methods to study the human genome and the evolution of tumors.

Nourin Awarded Funding to Support Her Work Measuring Censorship in Small Countries

Aug 30, 2023 - She has received substantial financial support in the form of a fellowship and scholarship for her groundbreaking work to measure censorship in smaller countries with repressive regimes and limited internet access.

QuICS Co-Hosted Two Major Quantum Cryptography Conferences in August

Aug 28, 2023 - Two major conferences on quantum cryptography were held on the Maryland campus in August.

REU Interns Learn to Navigate Complexities of Health Research

Aug 28, 2023 - From exploring the mysteries of the gut microbiome to researching the complexities of the COVID-19 virus, 14 undergraduate students from across the country recently spent the summer at UMD researching ways to help us better understand our health.

Novel Quantum Speed Limits Tackle Messy Reality of Disorder

Aug 21, 2023 - QuICS fellow Alexey Gorshkov is working with other researchers to explore how quickly information can travel through collections of quantum particles.

Asgari Receives DOE Early Career Research Award

Aug 15, 2023 - The award will support an innovative approach to allow diverse computing workloads to reach their peak performance without sacrificing performance for common cases.

Deep Learning Expert Haizhao Yang Joins UMIACS

Aug 14, 2023 - Haizhao Yang, an associate professor in the Department of Mathematics who recently started a new appointment at the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS), is paving the way for more dependable machine learning systems by advancing its subset of deep learning.