News & Announcements

Rita Colwell Awarded Prestigious Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize

Mar 22, 2018 - She is being honored for her lifesaving work in water quality.

Papamanthou Gives Keynote at FAB 2018

Mar 13, 2018 - The talk focused on protocols for Blockchains and Cryptocurrencies.

Boyd-Graber Publishes Paper in PNAS that Assesses Scholarly Influence

Mar 13, 2018 - His paper explores what impacts scientists' work the most.

MC2 Graduate Student Advised by Papamanthou Awarded Symantec Fellowship

Feb 27, 2018 - He will intern at Symantec in California for part of his fellowship.

UMD Team Led by Hajiaghayi Designs New Algorithm for "Envy-Free" Task Division

Feb 12, 2018 - The researchers solved a 40-year-old mathematical problem.

Mihai Pop Named Interim Director of UMIACS, Effective March 1

Feb 06, 2018 - It's his second time stepping up into the position.

Ruppin Part of International Team Studying Interaction Between Aging Diseases and Cancer

Jan 30, 2018 - Their research is currently one of the most comprehensive studies on molecular change and aging.

Amitabh Varshney Named Dean of the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences

Jan 24, 2018 - The current UMIACS director will step into his new role on March 1.

Cummings Named Interim Director of CBCB

Jan 22, 2018 - He is known for his research in the rapid analysis of biological sequence data.

Startup Co-Founded by Deshpande Receives $3.1M in Seed Funding

Jan 19, 2018 - His company's goal is to modernize and simplify the protection of personal data.