News & Announcements

Developing Algorithms to Predict the Spread of Infectious Diseases

May 23, 2022 - An invention developed by Rita Colwell has the potential to help save millions of lives, giving public health officials an added tool in the fight against pathogens.

QuICS Graduate Student Receives DOE Fellowship

May 19, 2022 - Elizabeth Bennewitz is one of 33 recipients to receive the award in 2022—the largest number of students this program has ever selected in a year.

MC2 Researchers Present Three Papers at IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy

May 19, 2022 - The topics covered by the MC2 researchers involve security education, online protection for at-risk users, and "blocklisting"—a computer security protocol that lists items in a set that may require quarantine, exclusion or additional security scans.

UMIACS’ Jack of All Technical Trades

May 18, 2022 - Senior IT operations manager Edward “Joe” Ridge has had many roles in his 25-plus years at UMIACS. He is most proud of his work in building and managing the student staffed Help Desk.

CI Fellow Working to Improve Robotic Sensing Capabilities

May 10, 2022 - Troi Williams, visiting UMD as part of prestigious Computing Innovation Fellows program, uses machine learning to predict sensor measurement accuracy in robotic systems.

Bringing Health Care’s Vision of Tomorrow Into Focus

May 05, 2022 - Faculty and clinicians from the University of Maryland, the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the University of Michigan have launched a new center to advance medical innovations and regulatory science for extended reality technology.

Pop Named Fellow by International Society for Computational Biology

Apr 28, 2022 - He was recognized for his leadership in the development of algorithms for analyzing metagenomic data, particularly in the context of metagenome assembly and identification of structural variants in assembly graphs.

Advancing AI to Spot Deceit with Diplomacy

Apr 28, 2022 - The online version of the classic board game Diplomacy is serving as a testbed for researchers in the Computational Linguistics and Information Processing Lab (CLIP) to advance artificial intelligence’s ability to negotiate and detect deception.

Lampropoulos Receives NSF CAREER Award to Develop Better Methods to Find Software Errors

Apr 22, 2022 - The funding supports efforts to advance a randomized testing technique known as “fuzzing,” making it easier to write, debug, and reason about software and its specifications.

Improving Fairness and Trust in AI Used for College Admissions and Language Translation

Apr 14, 2022 - With $1.6M in funding from the National Science Foundation and Amazon, University of Maryland faculty are developing algorithms and protocols that can improve the efficiency, reliability and trustworthiness of artificial intelligence systems.

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