News & Announcements

Philip Resnik's React Labs smartphone app helps journalists win the 2013 Walter Cronkite Award

Mar 28, 2013 - React Labs' real-time smartphone polling application helped a team of journalists win a 2013 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism.

Lise Getoor's students win Best Paper Award at SBP 2013

Mar 26, 2013 - Lise Getoor's students Jeonhyung Kang and Kristina Lerman win Best Student Paper Award at the 2013 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling & Prediction (SBP 2013)

Hanan Samet honored in the March 2013 issue of CACM

Mar 15, 2013 - The March 2103 issue of Communications of the ACM (CACM) carries a tribute to Hanan Samet, recognizing his pioneering work on spatial databases.

UMD papers recognized with awards at CHI 2013

Mar 08, 2013 - UMD wins two Best Paper Awards and two Best Paper Honorable Mention Awards at CHI 2013

Mohammad Hajiaghayi's student wins Simons Award for Graduate Students in Theoretical Computer Science

Mar 07, 2013 - Rajesh Chitnis, Ph.D. student in Computer Science, has been awarded the Simons Award for Graduate Students in Theoretical Computer Science.

HCIL among top 5 contributors at the ACM CHI 2013 conference

Mar 01, 2013 - The Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCIL) has emerged as a strong contributor at the ACM CHI 2013 with 12 papers/notes accepted to the conference

Michael Hicks features on the Kojo Nnamdi Show "Tracking Chinese Hackers"

Feb 27, 2013 - Michael Hicks, Director of the University of Maryland Cybersecurity Center, featured on the Kojo Nnamdi Show "Tracking Chinese Hackers".

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.