News & Announcements

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:

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.

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.”

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.

New MC2 Associate Director wrote an op-ed for Baltimore Business Journal

Oct 07, 2011 - Eric Chapman, the new associate director for the Maryland Cybersecurity Center, wrote an op-ed published on the Baltimore

Safety App developed at UMD on the News

Oct 06, 2011 - Ashok Agrawala was recently interviewed on the BBC for the story "Mobile phone applications built to save lives" to talk about M-Urgency, a new safety App developed at UMD.

BBC interviewed Agrawala about M-Urgency App

Oct 03, 2011 - Ashok Agrawala was recently interviewed on the BBC for the story "Mobile phone applications built to save lives" to talk about M-Urgency, a new safety App developed at

Second PhD student won a CEAS 2011 Best Paper Award

Oct 01, 2011 - Jay Pujara, a second year PhD student working with Lise Getoor and Hal Daume III, won a best paper award at the 8th Annual Collaboration, Electronic messaging, Anti-

Daumé, Getoor and Deshpande won 2011 Yahoo! Faculty Research Award

Sep 22, 2011 - Hal Daumé III, Lise Getoor and Amol Deshpande, won the 2011 Yahoo! Faculty Research Award.

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