News & Announcements

Grand Challenges Grant Launches Values-Centered AI Initiative

Apr 03, 2023 - From discrimination to misinformation, the ability of algorithms to amplify bias has been spotlighted due to its detrimental effects on society.

$1M NSF Award Supports Reimagining Cryptography in a Post-Quantum World

Apr 03, 2023 - Jonathan Katz, Dana Dachman-Soled and Gorjan Alagic are developing a framework for cryptographic systems that can weather increasingly powerful quantum computers.

Cummings Awarded Grand Challenges Grant to Advance Genetic Analyses

Mar 27, 2023 - He is the recipient of a $50,000 grant that will support his research on genetic ancestry.

MC2 Awards Seed Grants to Graduate Students Researching VPN Advertising and Digital Safety

Mar 27, 2023 - Three graduate students in MC2 have been awarded seed grants to pursue research in security and privacy.

$3M NIH Grant Supports Genomic Approach to Curing ‘Neglected’ Disease

Mar 16, 2023 - Najib El-Sayed is leading a team that is using powerful sequencing tools to combat a painful, disfiguring parasitic skin condition.

Cukier Receives Mentoring Award for Founding and Leading ACES

Mar 15, 2023 - The award recognizes his success in developing the cybersecurity honors program.

Min Wu Named Christine Yurie Kim Eminent Professor in Information Technology

Mar 07, 2023 - She was selected for the endowed professorship in recognition of her excellent research and her exemplary teaching and leadership abilities.

Five New Affiliate Faculty Join UMIACS

Feb 27, 2023 - UMIACS is welcoming five new affiliate faculty members with academic backgrounds in entomology, meteorology, music, and more.

Metzler Receives Seed Funding to Study Neural Synchrony

Feb 24, 2023 - Neural synchrony is a phenomenon that occurs when two peoples’ brain activity sync up as they share a similar experience.

Books Authored by Yunger Halpern and Shneiderman Win Literary PROSE Awards

Feb 22, 2023 - The awards, now in their 47th year, acknowledge books, journals, and digital products of extraordinary merit that make a significant contribution to a field of study.