News & Announcements

Rance Cleaveland Returns to UMD After Serving as NSF Division Director

Oct 03, 2022 - Cleaveland served as director of the Division of Computing and Communications Foundations for four years.

Maryland Quantum-Thermodynamics Hub Launches with $2M Grant

Sep 30, 2022 - QuICS Fellow Nicole Yunger Halpern is part of an effort to galvanize a field that is central to understanding the workings of our universe and to developing robust quantum technologies.

Behavioral Sciences Technology Expert Pablo Paredes Joins UMIACS

Sep 20, 2022 - With today’s technology, it’s easier than ever to communicate, accomplish tasks, and work remotely. Yet this over-reliance on computers and smartphones can also have negative effects—contributing to information overload, social media addictions, and mental health issues.

How Do Infants Learn Sounds in Their Native Language?

Sep 18, 2022 - UMD-affiliated computational linguists Kasia Hitczenko and Naomi Feldman have published groundbreaking research that examines how infants learn what the sounds of their native language are.

Creating an Unremovable Watermark to Protect Intellectual Property

Sep 18, 2022 - Research by Tom Goldstein and others in the University of Maryland Center for Machine Learning uses AI to improve digital watermarks.

Exploring Transparency in Online Advertising

Sep 12, 2022 - Michelle Mazurek is part of a multi-institutional team looking to better understand how consumers’ personal information is used to generate online targeted ads.

Diving Into UMD’s Quantum Community

Sep 12, 2022 - See how mentoring from QuICS Fellow Nicole Yunger Halpern inspired a UMD undergraduate physics major to became active in the university’s quantum activities.

New Computing Cluster Scales Up Infrastructure for Undergrads

Aug 18, 2022 - New infrastructure at the University of Maryland is expanding computing access to undergraduate students while allowing machine learning researchers to model more data than ever before.

Computer Vision Expert Jia-Bin Huang Joins UMIACS

Aug 18, 2022 - Computer vision—the science that allows computers to establish “visual” contact with their physical or digital environment, interpret what they see, and then take action based on that information—is rapidly progressing.

Hicks Honored with Distinguished Paper Award at USENIX Security Symposium

Aug 17, 2022 - The paper offers a tool and new protocols to help assess rapidly evolving fuzz testing methods currently used by programmers and security experts.