News & Announcements

UMD Team Receives Best Demo Award for Mobile Sound Localization System

Jul 14, 2021 - Their innovative design explores the interaction of soundwaves with acoustic structures for spatial sensing.

MC2 Researchers Present 10 Papers at Upcoming Security Symposiums

Jul 14, 2021 - They will present on a diverse array of security-related topics, including encouraging users of popular messaging apps to employ end-to-end encryption, newly discovered distributed denial of service attacks, and more.

Daniel Gottesman Joins UMD as the First Brin Family Endowed Professor in Theoretical Computer Science

Jul 09, 2021 - His research focuses on quantum computation and quantum information, including work in quantum error correction, fault-tolerant quantum computation, quantum cryptography and quantum complexity.

UMD Researchers Record Brainwaves to Measure “Cybersickness”

girl in VR headset viewing spaceport
Jul 07, 2021 - In a first-of-its-kind study, a UMD team used electroencephalography (EEG) to better understand and work toward solutions for VR-induced discomfort.

Lampropoulos Receives $540K NSF Award to Advance Proof Engineering Software and Protocols

Jun 30, 2021 - The NSF-funded project aims to advance the development and maintenance of large and evolving software verification projects that use proof assistants.

Zwicker Named Chair of UMD’s Department of Computer Science

Jun 21, 2021 - He has been serving as interim chair for the past year.

Levin Selected to Serve on National Academies' Forum on Cyber Resilience

Jun 18, 2021 - The forum brings together scientists, practitioners and policymakers to address a suite of issues related to cyber resilience, as well as examine the strength and vitality of the U.S. information and communications infrastructure.

Colwell Concludes a Decade of Work with Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative

Jun 17, 2021 - Colwell led a group of almost two-dozen senior scientists and public policy experts who provided guidance on a large-scale effort to investigate the impacts of oil, dispersed oil, and oil dispersants on the ecosystems of the Gulf of Mexico and affected coastal states.

Plaisant Retires, Concluding Stellar 34-Year Career at UMD

Jun 09, 2021 - Catherine Plaisant—an internationally renowned expert in human-computer interaction and information visualization—has retired from a career at UMD marked by many notable contributions in research, scholarship and service.

Molloy Is Designing Efficient Algorithms for Reconstructing Evolutionary Trees

Jun 09, 2021 - She joins the University of Maryland on July 1 as an assistant professor of computer science, focused on using powerful computational tools to unlock the full breadth of information available in genomic data.