News & Announcements

QuICS Fellow Explores the Impossibility of Efficient Quantum Coin Flipping

May 01, 2020 - QuICS Fellow Carl Miller uses math and quantum physics to explore “fairness” in coin flipping.

UMIACS Faculty Adapting to Online-Only Research Activities During COVID-19 Crisis

Apr 28, 2020 - During the COVID-19 crisis, UMIACS researchers are using online resources to advance research in robotics, computational biology, cybersecurity, and more.

Dickerson Wins Graduate Faculty Mentor of the Year Award

Apr 27, 2020 - He is one of 10 UMD faculty chosen to receive this honor in 2020.

UMD Part of $10M NSF Expeditions in Computing Award to Develop Strategies to Thwart Disease Outbreaks

Apr 23, 2020 - Aravind Srinivasan, Rita Colwell and Abhinav Bhatele are deploying the latest advances in artificial intelligence, machine learning, supercomputing and social science data against epidemic outbreaks.

UMIACS Faculty Secure Funding for Projects Combining AI and Medicine

Apr 22, 2020 - The funding supports joint projects between faculty from the University of Maryland, College Park, and medical experts at the University of Maryland, Baltimore.

Shrivastava Receives $2.5M from DARPA to Teach AI Systems Adaption

Apr 21, 2020 - The goal of Shrivastava’s research is to teach AI systems how to recognize dynamic environments and react appropriately, without needing to be retrained on a large data set.

UMD Team Wins Best Paper Award at WACV 2020

Apr 15, 2020 - The award-winning paper, which was co-authored by Abhinav Shrivastava, explores the concept of object localization for egocentric vision.

Four UMD Graduate Students Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Apr 10, 2020 - Four University of Maryland graduate students have just been awarded prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) fellowships.

QuICS Graduate Student Receives IBM Ph.D. Fellowship

Apr 08, 2020 - The funding will support doctoral student Eddie Schoute’s research in developing new methods to route quantum information more efficiently.

DARPA Awards $3.1M for ML Researchers to Counter Rising Threat of Attacks on AI Systems

Apr 07, 2020 - From detecting illegal stock market activity to increasing safety in self-driving vehicles to improving facial ID recognition, machine learning systems promise to revolutionize a range of security applications—and now a team of UMIACS computing experts is working to ensure adversaries can't penetrate them.