News & Announcements

Ashok Agrawala released the M-Urgency App

Jan 26, 2012 - M-Urgency, an app that sends live audio and video from your smartphone directly to the University of Maryland Police Department, enables fast and appropriate dispatch of emergency assistance.

Samir Khuller's mentee is a Intel Science Talent Search Finalist

Jan 25, 2012 - Samir Khuller's mentee, a Montgomery Blair High School senior, became one of 40 Intel Science Talent Search Finalists for his project on fast algorithms on multiple machines.

Min Wu’s former students received a Best Student Paper Award in the ACM Multimedia 2011 Conference

Jan 07, 2012 - The ACM ranked Min Wu’s PhD students paper top 3 out of 335 submissions: Ravi Garg and Avinash L. Varna won an award for their paper "Seeing’ ENF: Natural Time Stamp for Digital Video via Optical sensing and Signal Processing."

CS Grad Student has won an Information is Beautiful Award

Jan 07, 2012 - Grad Student Krist Wongsuphasawat won an award for showing the European debt crisis over time with his information visualization, European Bubbles.

Bederson named ACM Distinguished Scientist

Dec 29, 2011 - Ben Bederson's significant impact on the human computer interaction field made him a Distinguished Member of the Association for Computing Machinery.

Shneiderman named an IEEE Fellow

Dec 21, 2011 - Ben Shneiderman, who has been championing improved interoperability for electronic health records, has been recognized as an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Fellow.

Subhrahmanian quoted in the New York Times

Dec 05, 2011 - VS Subhrahmanian talks about Computer Science in Africa with the New York Times.

Samet awarded ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS Best Demo Paper Award

Dec 01, 2011 - Hanan Samet received the Best Demo Paper Award in 2011 ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS Conference for the paper: “Porting a Web-Based Mapping Application to a

Samet received 2011 ACM SIGSPATIAL Distinguished Service Award

Nov 29, 2011 - Hanan Samet has been honored with the 2011 ACM SIGSPATIAL Distinguished Service Award for his dedication and support as the founder and first chair of ACM SIGSPATIAL.

Chellappa named AAAS Fellow

Nov 29, 2011 - Rama Chellappa has been elected as an American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow.