News & Announcements

Srinivasan Elected Member of the Academia Europaea

Sep 26, 2018 - Aravind Srinivasan has been elected a 2018 member of the Academia Europaea.

HCIL Researchers Presenting Six Papers at IEEE VIS 2018

Sep 24, 2018 - Researchers in the University of Maryland’s Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCIL) are presenting six papers at a leading computer visualization conference in Berlin next month.

QuICS Workshop Features Experts in Quantum Machine Learning

Sep 21, 2018 - Dozens of scientists will meet at the University of Maryland Sept. 24–28 to discuss the emerging field of quantum machine learning, a discipline that seeks to wed the promise of quantum computing with the tools and techniques that help ordinary computers learn from data.

Mazurek, Hicks Receive NSF Grant to Study Factors Leading to Insecure Software

Sep 12, 2018 - Two researchers in the Maryland Cybersecurity Center (MC2) recently received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to understand the human and organizational factors that contribute toward insecure software development.

Colwell Continues Groundbreaking Research to Battle Cholera

Sep 11, 2018 - Her team is using satellite data to predict outbreaks in impoverished regions.

Student’s Passion for Film and Technology Leads to Innovative VR Content

Sep 06, 2018 - A passion for both film and technology led Iciar Andreu to the University of Maryland, where she graduated in May with a dual degree in film studies and computer science.

Analysis Suggests Quantum Simulation as Practical Target for Early Quantum Computers

Sep 05, 2018 - Although quantum computers are still relatively small, they are approaching an important milestone. Many researchers suspect that small versions of these devices, which operate by the rules of quantum physics, may soon surpass today’s fastest supercomputers and achieve quantum computational supremacy—a clear demonstration of a quantum computer solving a problem that is currently intractable for an ordinary computer.

Feldman Awarded NIH Pilot Grant to Assist Children with Specific Language Impairment

Aug 29, 2018 - She plans to use machine teaching algorithms to predict which language interventions are most effective.

Pop Gives Keynote Talk on Use of Algorithms in Microbial Research

Aug 22, 2018 - Pop spoke at ALGO2018, an annual meeting combining the premier algorithmic conference, European Symposium on Algorithms, and a number of other specialized conferences and workshops, all related to algorithms and their applications.

QuICS Graduate Student Ties for Second Place in IBM Qiskit Developer Challenge

Aug 20, 2018 - Prizes were awarded for writing the best compiler code in Python or Cython that takes an arbitrary input quantum circuit and maps it to an optimal circuit for a provided hardware topology.

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