News & Announcements

UMD Alum Receives ACM SIGCOMM Doctoral Dissertation Award

Jun 20, 2023 - Kevin Bock was recognized for developing Geneva, a novel algorithm that automatically discovers how to manipulate packet streams to evade digital censors.

Former QuICS Graduate Student Wins Alexander Prize for Dissertation on Quantum Algorithms

Jun 14, 2023 - He has been recognized by the Department of Mathematics for his impressive contributions to the development of quantum algorithms.

Improving Fairness in Classrooms Through Machine Learning

Jun 07, 2023 - Wei Ai is building an artificial intelligence video platform to help teachers improve equity in K-12 math instruction.

Cummings Awarded NIH Grant to Inform Malaria Vaccine Design

Jun 05, 2023 - He is working with researchers from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the Translational Genomics Research Institute to understand the immune response to malaria to help scientists develop more effective vaccines.

MC2 Researchers Present Nine Papers at IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy

May 22, 2023 - The MC2 papers at IEEE S&P cover timely topics that have important real-world implications for improving security and privacy in a wide range of contexts.

Mazurek Receives Test of Time Award at IEEE S&P

May 22, 2023 - The award recognizes papers published at IEEE’s flagship security conference that have made a lasting impact on the field.

Hajiaghayi and Chellappa Honored by Washington Academy of Sciences

May 11, 2023 - The Distinguished Career Award acknowledges scientists and scholars who have a significant impact on their respective fields of study.

Using Machine Learning for Equitable Weather Forecasting in a Changing Climate

May 08, 2023 - From monitoring daily temperatures to predicting natural disasters, weather forecasting relies on data collection from millions of sensors.

UMD Leads New $20M NSF Institute for Trustworthy AI in Law and Society

May 04, 2023 - The institute, led by UMIACS faculty member Hal Daumé III, will structure its research goals to educate, learn from, recruit, retain and support communities whose voices are often not recognized in mainstream AI development.

UMD Researchers Partner with Wilmer Eye Institute to Enhance Sustained Delivery of Ocular Drugs

May 03, 2023 - Computational biologists at the University of Maryland are partnering with ophthalmologists from the renowned Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University to improve therapeutic options for people suffering from chronic ocular diseases.