$1M Award From NSF Supports Reimagining Quantum Cryptography in a Post-Quantum World
Jonathan Katz, Dana Dachman-Soled and Gorjan Alagic are developing frameworks for cryptographic systems and education models to train the next generation of quantum scientists. MORE
Grand Challenges Grant Launches New Values-Centered Artificial Intelligence Initiative
The new multidisciplinary center involves 11 UMIACS faculty, including the four co-PIs: Hal Daumé (left), Katie Shilton (right), Vanessa Frias-Martinez, and John Horty. MORE
CBCB Researchers Present Four Papers at Top Conference
Erin Molloy (center), Rob Patro, and their graduate students presented four papers at the top conference on computational molecular biology, including one that took home a Best Paper Award. MORE
Cummings Awarded Grand Challenges Grant to Advance Genetic Analyses
He is developing a more accurate and comprehensive method for analyzing genetic ancestry at the sub-chromosome level. MORE
An Instrumental Role in Violin Instruction and AI
Doctoral student Snehesh Shrestha is working with Cornelia Fermüller and Irina Muresanu to develop a violin instruction platform that's powered by artificial intelligence. MORE
Perception and Robotics Group Featured on BBC Earth
In an episode of BBC Earth Lab, Chahat Deep Singh explains how small autonomous robots designed to imitate bees could be the sustainable solution to our pollination problems. WATCH
MC2 Awards Seed Grants to Graduate Student Researchers
Omer Akgul and Richard Roberts will continue their research on misleading VPN advertisements, while Julio Poveda is studying digital safety for domestic violence survivors. MORE
NIH Funds Genomic Approach to Treating Skin Disease
Supported by a $3 million grant, Najib El-Sayed is working with scientists in South America to advance new diagnostic and treatment methods for cutaneous leishmaniasis. MORE
Cukier Wins Faculty Award for Excellence in Mentoring
The University System of Maryland Board of Regents is recognizing him for founding and directing the undergraduate honors program Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students (ACES). MORE
Qiao Awarded Competitive Meta Ph.D. Fellowship for Virtual and Augmented Reality Research
His research focuses on bridging machine learning with physics systems using differentiable simulation. MORE
Min Wu Named Christine Yurie Kim Eminent Professor in Information Technology
She was selected for the endowed professorship in recognition of her excellent research, exemplary teaching, and leadership. MORE
Dhulipala Wins Allen Newell Research Award
He was part of a Carnegie Mellon University team being recognized for their breakthroughs in large-scale graph processing. MORE
Basili Honored With Two Lifetime Achievement Awards
The Professor Emeritus of Computer Science has been honored with two prestigious awards recognizing his substantial contributions to software engineering and computer programming. MORE
Bringewatt Wins Outstanding Graduate Student Award
QuICS' Jacob Bringewatt is being recognized by CMNS for his work in quantum information and quantum computing theory. MORE

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