News & Announcements

Pop Named Interim Director of UMIACS

Oct 07, 2016 - Mihai Pop, a professor in the Department of Computer Science with appointments in the Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology and the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studi

UMD Names Varshney Interim Vice President for Research

Oct 06, 2016 - The University of Maryland (UMD) has appointed Amitabh Varshney, Ph.D., Interim Vice President for Research, effective October 3.

Maryland Center for Women in Computing to Host Inaugural Diversity in Computing Summit

Oct 04, 2016 - Topics ranging from retaining high-tech women in the workplace to professional development and creating a unique personal brand will be discussed at a one-day summit set for Nov. 7, 2016, at the University of Maryland.

QuICS Hosts International Cryptography Conference in Washington, D.C.

Sep 22, 2016 - Researchers from around the globe descended on downtown Washington, D.C. last week for the 6th International Conference on Quantum Cryptography, known colloquially as QCrypt.

Paper on Build It, Break It, Fix It Competition Sheds Light on Building Secure Software

Sep 22, 2016 - After running a unique cybersecurity contest three times in 2015, competition organizers from the Maryland Cybersecurity Center (MC2) say they have uncovered some interesting results about how to successfully build secure software and break insecure software

UMIACS Summer Interns Get Hands-On Experience with Virtual Reality

Sep 13, 2016 - From making gaming more immersive to helping surgeons determine the best way to remove a tumor, virtual reality (VR) is rapidly becoming the next big thing in education and entertainment.

Chellappa to Receive Distinguished Alumnus Award from Indian Institute of Science

Sep 08, 2016 - Chellappa to Receive Distinguished Alumnus Award from Indian Institute of Science

Chellappa Named Inaugural Recipient of IEEE Biometrics Council Leadership Award

Sep 05, 2016 - Rama Chellappa, Distinguished University Professor and chair of electrical and computer engineering with an appointment in UMIACS, is the inaugural recipient of the IEEE Biometrics Council Leadership Awar

Pop Co-Organizes International Workshop on Next Generation Sequencing

Sep 05, 2016 - Mihai Pop, a professor of computer science in the Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, recently co-organized an international workshop on next-generation sequencing (NGS).

Papamanthou Co-Organizes Workshop Focused on Secure Data Management Systems

Aug 31, 2016 - Charalampos (Babis) Papamanthou, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering in the Maryland Cybersecurity Center (MC2), is co-organizing a workshop focused on building more secure data management systems and mining applications.