News & Announcements

Allison Druin wins Google Research Award for HCI

Jul 05, 2012 - Google Research Awards are one-year awards structured as unrestricted gifts to universities to support the work of world-class full-time faculty members at top universities around the world.

Uzi Vishkin awarded two new patents in 2012

Jul 02, 2012 - The USPTO grants Uzi Vishkin patents for "Computer memory architecture methods for hybrid serial and parallel computers" and "System and Method for Thread Handling in Multithreaded Computer Systems of Nested Threads".

Samir Khuller named Chair of CS

Jul 01, 2012 - Samir Khuller has been appointed Chair of the Department of Computer Science

Sridhar Hannenhalli named Interim Director of CBCB

Jul 01, 2012 - Sridhar Hannenhalli named Interim Director of CBCB.

Ben Schneiderman leads the development of LifeFlow

Jun 18, 2012 - Ben Schneiderman, the Human Computer Interaction Lab, and the Oracle Health Sciences Institute are developing LifeFlow, a visual analytics software system, that can potentially summarize the medical records of up to 10 million patients on a single screen to help physicians spot trends quickly.

Rita Colwell leads team to discovery of two distinct strains of cholera contributing to 2010 Haitian outbreak

Jun 18, 2012 - An international team of scientists led by Rita Colwell (CBCB/UMIACS) and Claire Fraser (Institute for Genome S

Rama Chellapa named Chair of ECE

Jun 16, 2012 - Professor Rama Chellappa has agreed to serve the Clark School’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering as chair, beginning July 1, 2012.

Institutional Investor features Phillip Resnik's work on social media language analysis.

Jun 15, 2012 - Institutional Investor spoke with Phillip Resnik about his work on social media language analysis and its applications for assessing sentiment in the context of stock market trading. The articles says:

Mihai Pop leads metagenomic assembly effort for the Human Microbiome Project data sets.

Jun 14, 2012 - Mihai Pop led a team of some 25 researchers from UMD, the Baylor College of Medicine, Broad Institute, Washington University in St

Min Wu wins the 25th UMD Invention of the Year Award in Information Science.

Jun 01, 2012 - Min Wu wins the 25th UMD Invention of the Year Award in Information Science for "Environmental Signatures for Forensic Analysis and Alignment of Media Recordings".