Maryland Center for Women in Computing Marks
Five Years of Success
Supported in part by UMIACS, the center inspires and encourages underrepresented groups in computer science. MORE
Perlis Awarded $1M DARPA Grant to Advance AI for Robots
He will lead UMIACS researchers in improving the decision-making capabilities of robots. MORE
Raschid Receives $1M From New NSF Accelerator Program
The award supports a multi-institutional team developing an open knowledge database for businesses. MORE
Maryland Blended Reality Center Uses Virtual Reality to Help Patients With Spinal Cord Injuries
The center partnered with a regional arts college to help patients cope with physical and emotional trauma through VR. MORE
Evolving AI Tool Evades Government Censorship
Researchers from the Maryland Cybersecurity Center designed an AI tool that has successfully circumvented digital censorship in China, India and Kazakhstan. MORE
Chellappa Wins IEEE Signal Processing Medal
The prestigious medal is awarded annually to researchers who have made a lasting impact on the field of signal processing . MORE
Hajiaghayi Named to 2020 Class of IEEE Fellows
This recognition is the highest grade of IEEE membership, and is widely viewed by the technical community as a prestigious career achievement. MORE
Colwell Sheds New Light on Flesh-eating Bacteria
Her paper in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reveals how two different strains of flesh-eating bacteria work in concert to become more dangerous than either strain alone. MORE

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