News & Announcements

Dickerson Part of Google Award to Promote Diversity and Fairness in AI Systems

Jun 07, 2021 - The funding supports efforts to promote diversity and fairness in a variety of pipeline and selection problems that use artificial intelligence.

Resnik Appointed to Coleridge Initiative Advisory Board

Jun 03, 2021 - The advisory board will assist Coleridge Initiative staff working with government agencies—at the federal, state and local levels—in creating value for taxpayers via the careful use of data.

UMIACS Faculty Part of $68M ARL Cooperative Agreement

May 26, 2021 - The five-year agreement is expected to drive transformational advances in artificial intelligence and autonomy.

UMD Pushes New Technologies to Improve Virtual and Augmented Reality

May 19, 2021 - University researchers are advancing a concept known as foveated rendering, a computational technique that uses innovative eye-tracking software to replicate natural human eye function in virtual and augmented reality.

Gumerov and Duraiswami Receive Funding from Facebook Reality Labs

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May 12, 2021 - The spatial audio experts have been funded to improve computational models used to simulate the human perception of auditory signals.

New QuICS Fellow Plumbs the Depths of Quantum Information Problems

May 10, 2021 - Victor Albert, a physicist at NIST and one of the newest QuICS Fellows, loves getting to the bottom of things, distilling problems to their most basic and general mathematical root.

Resnik and Shrivastava Receive Amazon Research Awards

May 06, 2021 - Proposals for an award are reviewed for the quality of their scientific content, their creativity, and their potential to impact both the research community and society in general.

UMD Graduate Student Awarded DOE Computational Science Fellowship

May 04, 2021 - Joy Kitson’s research is focused on developing large-scale epidemic simulations that are used to model a wide variety of diseases and public health interventions.

Gumerov Receives CMNS Distinguished Research Scientist Award

May 03, 2021 - He has been recognized for his longstanding research and scholarship involving multidimensional data, spatial audio, wave scattering, and more.

Feldman Wins Graduate Faculty Mentor of the Year Award

May 03, 2021 - She is one of 10 UMD faculty chosen to receive this honor in 2021.