Amazon funds Resnik for suicide risk assessment, Bhatele receives NSF CAREER Award, and more
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Using Machine Learning to Help Identify Suicide Risk
With funding from Amazon Research Awards, Philip Resnik (standing) is analyzing social media data to make predictions about important aspects of mental health.
Bhatele Receives NSF CAREER Award to Optimize Systems
The high-performance computing expert uses data-driven machine learning to optimize parallel software and systems.
How Augmented Reality Can Make Surgery More Precise
The Maryland Blended Reality Center was featured in a national news story on innovative applications of AR in health care.
Network Engineer Works to Keep Everyone Connected
Jisha Jesudass (right) has been keeping UMIACS connected throughout the pandemic
Leilani Battle is Leveling the Playing Field
The ambitious assistant professor seeks ways to make data analysis more intuitive and accessible.
UMD Launches Fairness in AI Seminar Series
The University of Maryland Center for Machine Learning began the weekly series on March 8.
Immersive Media Design Major Co-Hosts Virtual Workshop
Faculty, students and staff came together last Friday to showcase all-things-immersive at UMD.
CLIP Co-founder Acknowledged for Accolades
Bonnie Dorr, an expert in natural language processing, was profiled by her local newspaper in Florida.
Qian Receives Recognition for QuICs Research
Montgomery Blair High School
is a finalist in the Regeneron Science Talent Search for the research he did as an
UMD Awarded Grant to Further Diversify Region’s Tech Ecosystem
The Break Through Tech initiative includes the Maryland Center for Women in Computing.
Documentary Exposes Racial and Gender Bias in AI
The film can be seen online March 24–29. Hal Daumé will lead a discussion on algorithmic biases on March 26.
MC2 Kicks Off Second Year of Fellowship Program
The two-year postdoctoral position offers an opportunity to work with researchers in the Maryland Cybersecurity Center.
Welcome to the March issue of UMIACS Interface. There are two topics I’d like to discuss this month—one is a cause for celebration, the other involves caution and a need for heightened awareness
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