News & Announcements

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.

Leafsnap named as one of Scientific American's top 10 apps for smart phones and tablets

Jan 02, 2013 - Leafsnap is a mobile app that uses visual-recognition software to help identify tree species from photographs of their leaves.

Ben Bederson now part of the CHI Academy

Ben Bederson CHI academy
Dec 26, 2012 - Ben Bederson elected to be part of the Association for Computing Machinery’s CHI Academy, an honorary group of individuals who have made substantial contributions to the field of human-computer interaction.

Lise Getoor, her student, and colleagues win Best Paper Award at the 2012 ASE International Conference on Social Informatics

Dec 19, 2012 - Lise Getoor, her student, Hossam Sharara, and colleagues, Lisa Singh and Janet Mann, won the Best Paper Award at the 2012 ASE International Conference on Social Informatics, held in Washington D.C from December 14-16