News & Announcements

CLIP Researchers Create Computational Models to Explore How Adults Learn New Languages

Oct 28, 2021 - A team of researchers in the Computational Linguistics and Information Processing (CLIP) Laboratory are using computational modeling to investigate learning mechanisms that can help listeners adapt their speech perception of a new language.

Two Former Graduate Students Receive the Larry S. Davis Doctoral Dissertation Award

Oct 22, 2021 - Soheil Behnezhad and Nitin J. Sanket are this year’s recipients of the award, which recognizes outstanding dissertations that convey excellence in technical depth, significance, potential impact and presentation quality.

Varshney to Serve on Steering Committee for National Advisory Council on Advancing XR Technologies

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Oct 21, 2021 - He has been selected to serve on a steering committee dedicated to advancing policy and practical considerations involving virtual, augmented and mixed reality (XR) technologies.

Patro Part of Team Honored with Allen Newell Award for Research Excellence

Oct 20, 2021 - He played a key role as part of a team that developed Sailfish, an open-source software tool for the quantification of gene expression from RNA sequencing data.

Detecting Cardiovascular Disease With Artificial Intelligence

Oct 13, 2021 - Min Wu has been awarded $1.2 million from the National Science Foundation to develop a better understanding of testing for cardiovascular conditions with artificial intelligence.

QuICS Receives Renewed Federal Funding from NIST

Oct 13, 2021 - The interdisciplinary center focused on quantum computation, communication and cryptography is expected to receive up to $12.2 million over the next five years.

De Floriani Elected IEEE Division VIII Delegate/Director

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Oct 12, 2021 - De Floriani says she will continue to enhance inclusiveness and advocate for forward-looking concepts in her new leadership role.

UMD Team Wins Internet Defense Prize

Oct 11, 2021 - The researchers were recognized for a paper that uncovered a unique form of distributed denial-of-service attack that can be used for internet censorship.

Min Wu Elected President of IEEE Signal Processing Society

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Oct 10, 2021 - IEEE SPS boasts a membership base of nearly 20,000 researchers from 100 countries who are active in signal processing, an engineering sub-field that focuses on analyzing, modeling, enhancing, and synthesizing signals such as sound, images, and scientific measurements.

As New Director, Mazurek Expands on MC2’s Momentum

Oct 07, 2021 - She now leads numerous successful programs and partnerships established by the center’s prior directors, and is developing new ideas and initiatives of her own.