News & Announcements

Larry Davis elected as a Fellow of ACM

Dec 18, 2012 - Professor Larry Davis has been elected as a fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), for his contributions to image processing and computer vision.

Dr. Michael Cummings and team publish results of a study that identifies genetic loci associated with drug resistant malaria parasites in Southeast Asia

Dec 17, 2012 - Dr. Michael Cummings and an international team have published results of a study that identified genetic loci associated with drug resistant malaria parasites in several countries in Southeast Asia.

V.S. Subrahmanian delivers the keynote address at the Computer Society of India's Annual Convention in Kolkata, India

Dec 01, 2012 - Professor V.S. Subrahmanian delivered the keynote address at the Computer Society of India's Annual Convention held in Kolkata, India. He spoke on "Intelligent Infrastructure: International Security and Beyond".

Yiannis Aloimonos interviewed on All Things Considered at the National Public Radio

Nov 27, 2012 - Yiannis Aloimonos was interviewed on All Things Considered at the National Public Radio about his paper: "Leadership in Orchestra Emerges from the Causal Relationships in Movement Kinematics".

Louiqa Raschid and Sahana Software Foundation (SSF) involve in Hurricane Sandy relief efforts

Nov 17, 2012 - Sahana Software Foundation's Eden product was used to support 'Occupy Sandy' - a volunteer-based effort to bring assistance to the devastated NY and NJ communities in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

Jeff Hollingsworth leads Super Computing 2012 (SC12) as General Chair

Nov 16, 2012 - Jeff Hollingsworth served as the General Chair of the Super Computing 2012 Conference (SC12) held between November 10 and 16 at Salt Lake City, Utah.

Larry Davis's student wins Best Student Paper Award at the Asian Conference on Computer Vision 2012

Nov 15, 2012 - Larry Davis's student Huimin Guo won the Best Student Paper Award at the Asian Conference on Computer Vision, 2012.

Mohammad Hajiaghayi's team wins the ACM-ICPC Mid-Atlantic regional contest, advances to the World Finals to be held at Saint Petersburg, Russia

Nov 10, 2012 - A team coached by Mohammad Hajiaghayi won the ACM-ICPC Mid-Atlantic regional contest and advanced to the World Final competition to be held in Saint Petersburg, Russia between June 30 and July 4, 2013.

UMIACS PhD student Jayant Kumar wins Best Student Paper award

Oct 31, 2012 - Jayant Kumar, a UMIACS PhD student will receive the Best Student Paper award for the "Document Analysis" track at the upcoming International Conference on Pattern Recognition in Tsukuba Japan.

Rita Colwell honored for her role in founding the University of Maryland Shady Grove Campus and the Center for Advanced Research in Biotechnology (CARB)

Oct 25, 2012 - Dr. Colwell received an award for her role in founding the University of Maryland Shady Grove Campus and the Center for Advanced Research in Biotechnology (CARB)

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