News & Announcements

Language Science Day 2011 is coming

Sep 06, 2011 - Language Science Day 2011 will take place on September 16. Co-sponsored by UMIACS, LSD2011 hopes to bring together the cross-departmental community of language science students and faculty at the University of Maryland.

Agrawala interviewed about M-Urgency

Sep 03, 2011 - Ashok Agrawala was recently interviewed on Fox DC for the story "M-Urgency Phone App L

Dorr interviewed about her work with DARPA

Sep 01, 2011 - Bonnie Dorr was interviewed for an article about the programs she is overseeing at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).

LeafSnap App receives wide media coverage

Sep 01, 2011 - Leafsnap, an electronic field guide to help identify tree species from photographs of their leaves, has received wide media coverage.

Porter interviewed about the mobile app job market

Aug 31, 2011 - Adam Porter was invited to discuss the booming job market in mobile application development on

Cukier interviewed about cyber security

Aug 08, 2011 - Michael Cukier was interviewed for an article on the government’s need for cybersecurity experts, featured on the Huffington Post‘s

Shneiderman interviewed about EHR by the New York Times

Jul 17, 2011 - Ben Shneiderman was quoted in the New York Times Business Section's article on standards for electronic health records (EHR),

JaJa interviewed on a front-page Washington Post article

Jul 13, 2011 - Joseph JaJa has been interviewed for an article on digital archiving, featured on the front page of the

Jacobs will receive Biodiversity Pioneer award

Jul 02, 2011 - David Jacobs has been awarded the 2011 Edward O. Wilson Biodiversity Technology Pioneer Award for co-pioneering Leafsnap - the first mobile app for plant identification.

Minker honored with Humanitarian Award

Jul 02, 2011 - Jack Minker, Professor Emeritus, has been awarded the 2011 Heinz R. Pagels Award. The award is given to scientists for their contributions to safeguard or advance the human rights of scientists throughout the world.