News & Announcements

Maryland Center for Women in Computing Celebrates Five Years of Success

Nov 21, 2019 - The number of female computer science undergraduates at UMD has more than doubled since the program's inception.

Perlis Leads Team that Wins $1M DARPA Award for AI Research

Nov 20, 2019 - The research will lay the foundation for an AI tool that can work independently from humans, learn from its mistakes, and complete tasks that may arise over the course of a mission by coming up with creative solutions.

Raschid Part of Multi-Institutional Team Awarded $1M NSF Grant

Nov 18, 2019 - The team will use the latest techniques in data science to create the Business Open Knowledge Network, making data about businesses, innovation, and markets freely available in easily usable forms.

Research by Colwell Sheds New Light on Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Nov 13, 2019 - Building on Colwell's previous research, this new study shows the effects of genetic variations on certain strains.

QuICS to Celebrate Five-Year Anniversary with Research Symposium

Nov 06, 2019 - The symposium is geared toward researchers and students, as well as the Center's academic, government, and industry partners focused on quantum computing and quantum information science.

Colwell Reflects on Global Water Issues

Nov 04, 2019 - She recently gave the keynote address at a campus forum discussing the health of the Chesapeake Bay.

Roy Receives 2019 CSL Thesis Award

Oct 30, 2019 - The award is bestowed annually to a researcher whose doctoral thesis makes advances in a disciplinary area that has an interdisciplinary angle.

Shneiderman and Varshney Inducted into IEEE Visualization Academy

Oct 23, 2019 - It is considered the highest and most prestigious honor in the field of computer visualization.

Cukier Appointed to the Maryland Cybersecurity Council

Oct 23, 2019 - The Council was created by the Maryland General Assembly in 2015 and is charged with reviewing the state’s cyber readiness and developing a comprehensive plan to respond to and recover from attacks.

HCIL Researchers Present Eight Papers at VIS 2019

Oct 22, 2019 - The conference is considered the premier forum for the latest advances in theory, methods and applications related to computer visualization.