News & Announcements

Samet awarded ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS Best Demo Paper Award

Dec 01, 2011 - Hanan Samet received the Best Demo Paper Award in 2011 ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS Conference for the paper: “Porting a Web-Based Mapping Application to a

Chellappa named AAAS Fellow

Nov 29, 2011 - Rama Chellappa has been elected as an American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow.

Samet received 2011 ACM SIGSPATIAL Distinguished Service Award

Nov 29, 2011 - Hanan Samet has been honored with the 2011 ACM SIGSPATIAL Distinguished Service Award for his dedication and support as the founder and first chair of ACM SIGSPATIAL.

Resnik interviewed by the New Scientist

Nov 21, 2011 - Philip Resnik was interviewed by New Scientist for the article

Bhattacharyya's students recognized by IEEE

Nov 20, 2011 - Shuvra Bhattacharyya and his students received Best Student Paper Award at the 2011 IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Systems, held in Beirut, Lebanon on early October, for their paper:

Hicks selected as new MC2 Director

Nov 20, 2011 - Michael Hicks will serve as the Director of the Maryland Cybersecurity Center (MC2). Hicks research focus is on developing and evaluating techniques to improve software reliability and security.

Jack Minker receives 2011 Heinz R. Pagels Human Rights Award

Oct 10, 2011 - Professor Emeritus Jack Minker received the 2011 Heinz R. Pagels Human Rights Scientists Award from the New York Academy of Sciences for his work on human rights and scientific freedom of scientists.

Leafsnap’s creators to receive the 2011 Edward O. Wilson Pioneer Award

Oct 10, 2011 - Professor David Jacobs will receive the 2011 Edward O. Wilson Biodiversity Technology Pioneer Award for co-inventing Leafsnap, the First Mobile App for Plant Identification.

MC2 Associate Director writes op-ed for Baltimore Business Journal

Oct 10, 2011 - Eric Chapman, the new associate director for the Maryland Cybersecurity Center, wrote an op-ed published on the Baltimore Business Journal: “Don’t leave cyber security to experts; you should be the first line of defense.”

Next XMT desktop supercomputer prototype could provide a solution to common programming difficulties

Oct 10, 2011 - Uzi Vishkin, a professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and UMIACS, explains the need to invest in research and development of modern computing systems that can be easily programmed.