News & Announcements

Yiannis Aloimonos's work on Childhood Autism Research featured in Terp Magazine

Jul 16, 2012 - Yiannis Aloimonos's work on applications for computer vision in childhood autism research is featured in an article titled "Baby Steps" in the Spring 2012 edition of Terp Maga

Ashok Agrawala wins awards for M-Urgency work

Jul 11, 2012 - M-Urgency, a system that sends live audio and video from your smartphone directly to the University of Maryland Police Department, was chosen for a Technology Champion of the Year award by the

Allison Druin wins Google Research Award for HCI

Jul 05, 2012 - Google Research Awards are one-year awards structured as unrestricted gifts to universities to support the work of world-class full-time faculty members at top universities around the world.

Uzi Vishkin awarded two new patents in 2012

Jul 02, 2012 - The USPTO grants Uzi Vishkin patents for "Computer memory architecture methods for hybrid serial and parallel computers" and "System and Method for Thread Handling in Multithreaded Computer Systems of Nested Threads".

Sridhar Hannenhalli named Interim Director of CBCB

Jul 01, 2012 - Sridhar Hannenhalli named Interim Director of CBCB.

Samir Khuller named Chair of CS

Jul 01, 2012 - Samir Khuller has been appointed Chair of the Department of Computer Science

Rita Colwell leads team to discovery of two distinct strains of cholera contributing to 2010 Haitian outbreak

Jun 18, 2012 - An international team of scientists led by Rita Colwell (CBCB/UMIACS) and Claire Fraser (Institute for Genome S

Ben Schneiderman leads the development of LifeFlow

Jun 18, 2012 - Ben Schneiderman, the Human Computer Interaction Lab, and the Oracle Health Sciences Institute are developing LifeFlow, a visual analytics software system, that can potentially summarize the medical records of up to 10 million patients on a single screen to help physicians spot trends quickly.

Rama Chellapa named Chair of ECE

Jun 16, 2012 - Professor Rama Chellappa has agreed to serve the Clark School’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering as chair, beginning July 1, 2012.

Institutional Investor features Phillip Resnik's work on social media language analysis.

Jun 15, 2012 - Institutional Investor spoke with Phillip Resnik about his work on social media language analysis and its applications for assessing sentiment in the context of stock market trading. The articles says: