News & Announcements

Varshney to Serve on Steering Committee for National Advisory Council on Advancing XR Technologies

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Oct 21, 2021 - He has been selected to serve on a steering committee dedicated to advancing policy and practical considerations involving virtual, augmented and mixed reality (XR) technologies.

Patro Part of Team Honored with Allen Newell Award for Research Excellence

Oct 20, 2021 - He played a key role as part of a team that developed Sailfish, an open-source software tool for the quantification of gene expression from RNA sequencing data.

Detecting Cardiovascular Disease With Artificial Intelligence

Oct 13, 2021 - Min Wu has been awarded $1.2 million from the National Science Foundation to develop a better understanding of testing for cardiovascular conditions with artificial intelligence.

QuICS Receives Renewed Federal Funding from NIST

Oct 13, 2021 - The interdisciplinary center focused on quantum computation, communication and cryptography is expected to receive up to $12.2 million over the next five years.

De Floriani Elected IEEE Division VIII Delegate/Director

Leila De Floriani poses in front of her geometric modeling data sets
Oct 12, 2021 - De Floriani says she will continue to enhance inclusiveness and advocate for forward-looking concepts in her new leadership role.

UMD Team Wins Internet Defense Prize

Oct 11, 2021 - The researchers were recognized for a paper that uncovered a unique form of distributed denial-of-service attack that can be used for internet censorship.

Min Wu Elected President of IEEE Signal Processing Society

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Oct 10, 2021 - IEEE SPS boasts a membership base of nearly 20,000 researchers from 100 countries who are active in signal processing, an engineering sub-field that focuses on analyzing, modeling, enhancing, and synthesizing signals such as sound, images, and scientific measurements.

As New Director, Mazurek Expands on MC2’s Momentum

Oct 07, 2021 - She now leads numerous successful programs and partnerships established by the center’s prior directors, and is developing new ideas and initiatives of her own.

Bederson, Shneiderman Receive IEEE VIS Test of Time Award

Sep 27, 2021 - The two emeritus faculty were recognized for their foundational work two decades ago that underlies modern treemap algorithms.

Varshney Named Interim Vice President for Research for UMD, UMB

Sep 23, 2021 - In this role, Varshney will provide strategic leadership to support the continued growth of the University of Maryland's more than $1 billion research enterprise.

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