News & Announcements

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).

Hajiaghayi Named 2022 AAAS Fellow

Feb 01, 2023 - He is one of four faculty in the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences to receive one of the most distinguished honors within the scientific community.

Roy Receives NSF CAREER Award to Advance Ambient Computing

Jan 23, 2023 - With the NSF funding, Nirupam Roy foresees a new frontier in ambient computing by enabling advanced acoustic sensing and inference on low-power and battery-free computing platforms embedded in everyday objects and the environment—creating a paradigm called acoustic ambient computing.

UMD Receives ARL Funding Renewal Focused on AI and Autonomy

Jan 23, 2023 - Distinguished University Professor Dinesh Manocha is a co-PI on the project, leading efforts to develop ground and aerial autonomy related to human-machine teaming.

UMD Researchers Present 39 Papers at NeurIPS 2022

Jan 20, 2023 - Twenty-three papers were accepted to the main conference while 16 were presented at its affiliated workshops. Assistant Professor Furong Huang received an Outstanding Paper Award.