News & Announcements

Wu Part of $7.5M MURI Award to Develop a Scalable Quantum Random Access Memory Architecture

Sep 20, 2021 - He is collaborating with researchers from Yale University and the University of Chicago on the five-year project funded the Air Force Office of Scientific Research.

QuICS Team Discovers New Quantum Algorithm for Nonlinear Differential Equations

Sep 16, 2021 - QuICS graduate student Jin-Peng Liu led a team of researchers in a search for quantum algorithms that can make quick work of differential equations.

IMD Students Showcase Immersive Works at NextNOW Fest

Sep 13, 2021 - Participating students were supported by the IMD New Works Incubator, a new summer program that provides students with resources to develop immersive projects for NextNOW.

UMD Leads New $25M NSF Quantum Leap Challenge Institute for Robust Quantum Simulation

Sep 02, 2021 - The new institute—with UMIACS faculty member Andrew Childs as director—will significantly add to the vibrant quantum research ecosystem established in the mid-Atlantic region.

After a Three-Decade Odyssey, Noted Quantum Error Correction Theorist Returns to Maryland

Aug 29, 2021 - Daniel Gottesman has returned to his native Maryland as a Fellow in the Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science (QuICS) and the Brin Family Endowed Professor in Theoretical Computer Science.

Mazurek Part of Award-Winning Team Studying the Digital Safety of Sex Workers

Aug 25, 2021 - The study examines how sex workers—who tend to have especially salient security and privacy risks—conceptualize and manage their digital safety across multiple devices.

Roy Receives $150K NSF Award to Expand Wi-Fi Access in Regional Parks

Aug 20, 2021 - The one-year project will be tested in several recreational areas in Montgomery County and Prince George’s County, Maryland.

This New Algorithm Lets You Explore Virtual Reality by Walking Naturally

Aug 19, 2021 - The project is led by third-year computer science doctoral student Niall Luke Williams, a researcher in the Geometric Algorithms for Modeling, Motion, and Animation (GAMMA) lab.

UMD Team Wins Distinguished Paper Award for Uncovering New Type of Cyberattack

Aug 12, 2021 - The team used artificial intelligence algorithms to uncover a distinctive form of DDoS attacks—known as non-trivial TCP-based amplification attacks—on a scale that hasn't been seen before.

Srinivasan Wins Distinguished Career Award from the Washington Academy of Sciences

Aug 10, 2021 - The Distinguished Career Award is the organization’s highest honor, acknowledging scientists and scholars who have a significant impact on their respective fields of study.