News & Announcements

$1M NSF Award Supports Reimagining Cryptography in a Post-Quantum World

Apr 03, 2023 - Jonathan Katz, Dana Dachman-Soled and Gorjan Alagic are developing a framework for cryptographic systems that can weather increasingly powerful quantum computers.

Grand Challenges Grant Launches Values-Centered AI Initiative

Apr 03, 2023 - From discrimination to misinformation, the ability of algorithms to amplify bias has been spotlighted due to its detrimental effects on society.

MC2 Awards Seed Grants to Graduate Students Researching VPN Advertising and Digital Safety

Mar 27, 2023 - Three graduate students in MC2 have been awarded seed grants to pursue research in security and privacy.

Cummings Awarded Grand Challenges Grant to Advance Genetic Analyses

Mar 27, 2023 - He is the recipient of a $50,000 grant that will support his research on genetic ancestry.

$3M NIH Grant Supports Genomic Approach to Curing ‘Neglected’ Disease

Mar 16, 2023 - Najib El-Sayed is leading a team that is using powerful sequencing tools to combat a painful, disfiguring parasitic skin condition.

Cukier Receives Mentoring Award for Founding and Leading ACES

Mar 15, 2023 - The award recognizes his success in developing the cybersecurity honors program.

Min Wu Named Christine Yurie Kim Eminent Professor in Information Technology

Mar 07, 2023 - She was selected for the endowed professorship in recognition of her excellent research and her exemplary teaching and leadership abilities.

Five New Affiliate Faculty Join UMIACS

Feb 27, 2023 - UMIACS is welcoming five new affiliate faculty members with academic backgrounds in entomology, meteorology, music, and more.

Metzler Receives Seed Funding to Study Neural Synchrony

Feb 24, 2023 - Neural synchrony is a phenomenon that occurs when two peoples’ brain activity sync up as they share a similar experience.

Books Authored by Yunger Halpern and Shneiderman Win Literary PROSE Awards

Feb 22, 2023 - The awards, now in their 47th year, acknowledge books, journals, and digital products of extraordinary merit that make a significant contribution to a field of study.