News & Announcements

Climate Data Scientist Molina Joins UMIACS

Feb 03, 2023 - As a former Fox News meteorologist turned data scientist, Maria J. Molina studies Earth’s changing climate with cutting-edge artificial intelligence.

Hicks, Mount Named ACM Fellows

Feb 02, 2023 - Two faculty members affiliated in the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS) were recently named Fellows of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

Hajiaghayi Named 2022 AAAS Fellow

Feb 01, 2023 - He is one of four faculty in the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences to receive one of the most distinguished honors within the scientific community.

Roy Receives NSF CAREER Award to Advance Ambient Computing

Jan 23, 2023 - With the NSF funding, Nirupam Roy foresees a new frontier in ambient computing by enabling advanced acoustic sensing and inference on low-power and battery-free computing platforms embedded in everyday objects and the environment—creating a paradigm called acoustic ambient computing.

UMD Receives ARL Funding Renewal Focused on AI and Autonomy

Jan 23, 2023 - Distinguished University Professor Dinesh Manocha is a co-PI on the project, leading efforts to develop ground and aerial autonomy related to human-machine teaming.

UMD Researchers Present 39 Papers at NeurIPS 2022

Jan 20, 2023 - Twenty-three papers were accepted to the main conference while 16 were presented at its affiliated workshops. Assistant Professor Furong Huang received an Outstanding Paper Award.

Frias-Martinez Joins UMD Effort Focused on Food and Nutrition Security

Jan 10, 2023 - The multidisciplinary effort is intended to reduce hunger, food waste, barriers to food access, and food deserts in the state of Maryland and Mid-Atlantic region.

CBCB Doctoral Student Takes Genomics Research to New Heights

Jan 09, 2023 - Jason Fan’s current goal is to design small data-structures—or indexes—to support fast sequence queries against tens of human scale genomes, or tens of thousands of bacterial genomes.

Developing Tools to Convey Big Data With Sound and Touch

Dec 12, 2022 - The NSF-funded research will expand employment, education opportunities for blind data users.

AI and Computational Health Expert Heng Huang Joins UMIACS

Dec 12, 2022 - In addition to his UMIACS appointment, he will be the first Brendan Iribe Endowed Professor in Computer Science.

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