News & Announcements

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.

$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.

22 UMIACS Faculty Involved in Eight Grand Challenges Grants

Feb 17, 2023 - The Grand Challenges Grants Program will support 50 projects from across the campus, with 22 faculty from UMIACS involved in eight of them.

Wu Awarded Sloan Research Fellowship

Feb 15, 2023 - The two-year, $75,000 fellowships are awarded annually to early-career researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field.

Shrivastava Receives NSF CAREER Award to Advance Computers’ Understanding of Temporal Phenomena

Feb 13, 2023 - A stronger computational approach in this area is important for observing and interpreting human actions in videos, with the potential to transform applications in broader areas such as security, health and robotics.