Catherine Plaisant Concludes Stellar 34-Year Career at UMD
Her time in the Human-Computer Interaction Lab is marked by many notable contributions in research, scholarship and service. MORE
An Accomplished Journey in Human-Computer Interaction
Watch the evolution of Catherine Plaisant's contributions to new technologies, many of which are now ubiquitous. MORE
Zwicker Named Chair of Computer Science Department
He has served as interim chair for the past year, and begins his official three-year term on July 1. MORE
UMIACS Faculty Part of $68M ARL Cooperative Agreement
The five-year agreement is expected to drive transformational advances in artificial intelligence and autonomy. MORE
Molloy Designs Algorithms to Reconstruct Evolutionary Trees
She uses computational tools to unlock the full breadth of information available in genomic data. MORE
Dickerson Receives Google Research Scholar Award
The artificial intelligence expert has been funded to promote diversity and fairness in a variety of pipeline and selection problems. MORE
Colwell Completes 10 Years of Service with Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative
She led a group of scientists studying the effects of oil spills on ecosystems, starting with the Deepwater Horizon disaster. MORE
Resnik Named to Coleridge Initiative Science and Technology Advisory Board
The organization works to ensure that data used for public decision-making is managed effectively and appropriately. MORE
Levin Selected for National Forum on Cyber Resilience
The cybersecurity expert will provide input on emerging threats and challenges to the nation’s cyber infrastructure. MORE
MC2 Researchers Develop "DeepSloth" Attack to Show Vulnerability of Neural Networks
Their work on security threats to adaptive deep neural networks was featured in the online publication TechTalk. MORE
Director's Message
“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” — Mahatma Gandhi

The faculty accomplishments in this month's newsletter reflect research, scholarship and service—three tenets of academic life that loom over every aspiring assistant professor seeking tenure. MORE
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