News & Announcements

Annual HCIL Symposium to Highlight Digital Security, Wearable Technologies and More

May 19, 2016 - Annual HCIL Symposium to Highlight Digital Security, Wearable Technologies and More

UMD Students Show Off Final Projects in Virtual Reality Class

May 19, 2016 - For 29 students at the University of Maryland, the Spring 2016 semester ended with a virtual walk in the desert and junkyard demolition derby and a digital waterfall created from tweets.

Six UMIACS Faculty Receive Academic Promotions

May 17, 2016 - Six UMIACS Faculty Receive Academic Promotions

UMIACS Researchers Honored at Annual OTC Celebration of Innovation and Partnerships

May 16, 2016 - UMIACS Researchers Honored at Annual OTC Celebration of Innovation and Partnerships

UMIACS Researchers Advancing Techniques to Improve the Predictive Capabilities of Big Data

May 11, 2016 - Modern computers are able to crunch massive amounts of information that changes over time, which has proven useful in areas like predicting economic trends, weather patterns and the spread of infectious diseases.

Srinivasan Receives CMNS Board of Visitors Distinguished Faculty Award

May 03, 2016 - Srinivasan Receives CMNS Board of Visitors Distinguished Faculty Award

Memon Receives Fraunhofer-Bessel Research Award

Apr 19, 2016 - Atif Memon, a professor of computer science with an appointment in the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS), has received the Fraunhofer-Bessel Research Award from the Humboldt Foundation and the Fraunhofer Society for the Advancement of Applied Research.

No Time Like the Present for Quantum Programming, Says QuICS Postdoc

Apr 13, 2016 - Programming languages—which allow humans to write computer software without worrying about the details of computer hardware—are essential for modern computing. And now is the perfect time to start designing programming languages for quantum computers, according to a postdoctoral researcher at the Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science (QuICS).

QuICS Hosts Canadian Quantum Information Science Experts

Apr 10, 2016 - The Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science (QuICS) recently hosted more than 30 experts from a Canadian research organization for a series of talks and discussions focused on advancing the field of quantum information science.

Pop, Colwell Part of New USDA Center of Excellence Dedicated to Sustainable Water Reuse

Mar 22, 2016 - Mihai Pop and Rita Colwell are part of a just-announced multidisciplinary effort to develop innovative, safe and sustainable ways to irrigate food crops in variable climates.

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