computer science education

UMD Student Team Takes Second in Windward Code Wars

On January 26, 17 student teams from the University of Maryland competed in the 2013 Windward Code Wars, an international code challenge competition. Two of the university's teams, "String Theory" and "Terps," made it to the quarter-final and semi-final rounds before "String Theory" took second place in the final competition, according to a UMD Right Now article.

UMD and Appian Corporation Announce New Corporate Partnership

The University of Maryland today announced Appian as its newest member of the Corporate Partners in Computing (CPIC) program. The program provides companies with several benefits for collaboration with UMD, including several opportunities for student engagement as well as the possibility to embark on mutually beneficial and collaborative research ventures with faculty.

CS Alumnus Named Sloan Fellow

James Bremer, who received a B.S. degree from the University of Maryland in 2001 with a double major in Math and Computer Science, has been awarded a prestigious Sloan Foundation Fellowship. He received his Ph.D. in mathematics from Yale University in 2007. Bremer is currently a faculty member at the University of California at Davis. He studies wave reflections from complex objects.

The full list of Sloan Foundation Fellows can be found here.

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