News & Announcements

Lise Getoor wins Google Research Award

Feb 18, 2013 - Lise Getoor won a Google Research Award for her proposal "Using Graph Identification to Extract, Refine, and Correct the Knowledge Graph"

Jon Froehlich and his students' project highlighted in New Scientist

Feb 14, 2013 - The New Scientist featured an article on the work of Jon Froehlich and his students

Larry Davis's mentee behind Merecedes-Benz's 'Intelligent Drive' system

Feb 08, 2013 - One of Dr. Davis's former CS PhD students, Dariu Gavrila, and his team's stereo vision-based pedestrian system has been incorporated in the Mercedes-Benz 2013 E-class and S-class models.

Dr. Min Wu wins 2013-2014 Distinguished Scholar Teacher Award

Feb 07, 2013 - Dr. Min Wu has been recognized as a 2013-2014 recipient of the University of Maryland's Distinguished Scholar Teacher Award.

Ramani Duraiswami's student featured in NVIDIA's CUDA Spotlight

Feb 04, 2013 - Monica Syal, an aerospace engineer at Sunnyvale based Advanced Rotorcraft Technology (ART), was featured in NVIDIA's CUDA Spotlight Series for her work on GPU-accelerated brownout simulations.

Oracle features HCIL's EventFlow in a new video.

Jan 24, 2013 - EventFlow, a tool developed by the Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCIL) was featured in a video by Oracle Corporation.

UMD and Appian Corporation Announce New Corporate Partnership

Jan 22, 2013 - The University of Maryland (UMD) today announced Appian Corporation as its newest member of the Corporate Partners in Computing (CPIC) program.

Mihai Pop and his colleagues present "MetAmos", a new metagenomic assembly and analysis pipeline

Jan 16, 2013 - MetAmos aims to solve some problems that other genome assemblers have with metagenomic data.

Amy Weinberg named Executive Director of the Center for Advanced Study of Language (CASL)

Jan 09, 2013 - Amy Weinberg has been named the Executive Director of the Center for Advanced Study of Language, replacing Founding Director Dr. Richard Brecht. As CASL’s deputy executive director, Dr. Weinberg has been instrumental in molding the center’s strategic partnerships and research agenda.

Ben Shneiderman’s Information Visualization class projects get mentoned in World Bank's blog

Jan 08, 2013 - The World Bank has featured a flattering blog post about student projects from Dr. Ben Shneiderman's Information Visualization class.