News & Announcements

Cummings Receives NVIDIA Academic Hardware Grant

Apr 04, 2022 - The grant will assist in the development of software that provides a rapid analysis of biological sequence data.

Efficiently Processing Single-Cell and Single-Nucleus RNA-Sequencing Data

Mar 29, 2022 - A multi-institutional team that includes Associate Professor Rob Patro (left in photo) and Ph.D. student Dongze He (right) has released a toolkit for the efficient processing of single-cell and single-nucleus RNA sequencing data.

World Traveling Postdoc Finds a Home at MC2

Mar 28, 2022 - Andreea Alexandru’s research involves privacy-preserving protocols with applications in cyber-physical systems and machine learning.

Developing Algorithms to Improve Accessibility and Equity for COVID-19 Vaccination Sites

Mar 23, 2022 - Experts from the University of Maryland and the University of Virginia are developing sophisticated algorithms that can help health care officials determine the best locations to place vaccination sites.

QuICS Graduate Student Wins QIP Quantum Chess Tournament

Mar 14, 2022 - Daochen Wang, a fourth-year doctoral student advised by Andrew Childs and Carl Miller, advanced through five elimination rounds to take the top prize.

New Postdoc Teams Up with Daumé to Mitigate Machine Learning Bias

Mar 09, 2022 - A pioneering researcher of bias in machine learning has joined the University of Maryland’s Computational and Linguistics and Information Processing (CLIP) Lab for two years as a visiting scholar.

Expanding Access to Data Visualization for the Visually Impaired

Mar 09, 2022 - Through a $2 million contract with the Maryland State Department of Education, Niklas Elmqvist is working to make data visualization tools more accessible for high school students who are visually challenged.

Cummings and Resnik Receive MPower Seed Funding

Mar 08, 2022 - The two UMIACS faculty members are active in three of the 17 projects recently chosen to split $3 million in seed funding from the University of Maryland Strategic Partnership: MPowering the State.

New Perspective Blends Quantum and Classical to Understand Quantum Rates of Change

Mar 08, 2022 - In a paper published in the journal Physical Review X, QuICS Fellow Alexey Gorshkov and postdoctoral scholar Luis Pedro García-Pintos provide a new perspective for investigating quantum changes.

QuICS Researchers Have a Dozen Papers Accepted to QIP

Mar 03, 2022 - In addition to paper presentations and poster sessions, QuICS researchers will help lead two of the three highly competitive plenary talks at this year’s conference.