Recent News & Accomplishments

 2005

FindBugs , a software defect detection tool, has been downloaded more than 100,000 times, with more than 10,000 downloads in each of the past three months.  read more
Steven Salzberg , senior director of bioinformatics at The Institute for Genomic Research (TIGR) , will be the Horvitz Professor of Computer Science and will direct the university's new Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (CBCB) .  read more
Rance Cleaveland , Professor of Computer Science at The State University of New York at Stony Brook , is joining as Professor of Computer Science and Executive and Scientific Director of the Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering .  read more
Daniel Dementhon has been selected as the next program manager for vision at NSF.  read more
Jim Hendler will be the third recipient of AAAI's Robert S. Engelmore Memorial Lecture award. Â Previous winners are Ed Feigenbaum and Larry Hunter.  read more
Naresh Gupta, one of our PhD graduates, has become a senior vice president of Adobe Systems.  read more
Lise Getoor has been selected as one of 11 finalists, nationally, for a Microsoft Faculty Fellowship.  read more
Jennifer Golbeck has been selected as a DARPA Young Investigator. She has also received the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Graduate Award.  read more
David Mount has received the award for the best teacher in the University of Maryland's College of Computer, Mathematics, and Physical Sciences (CMPS).  read more
Dianne O'Leary will receive an Honorary Doctor of Mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo. The award ceremony will be in October 2005.  read more