Recent News & Accomplishments

 2006

Jonathan Katz gave a week-long course on Zero Knowledge: Foundations and Applications in Bertinoro, Italy.  read more
Maryland Software Day was held November 3 as a forum for UMD and Fraunhofer software researchers to discuss their research with interested parties from on- and off-campus.  read more
Jessica Chang was selected for Honorable Mention in the Computing Research Association's Outstanding Undergraduate Award for 2007.  read more
Jik-Soo Kim and Taiga Nakamura received awards in the ACM Student Research Competition for their posters and presentations Employing Peer-to-Peer Services for Robust Grid Computing" and "HPCBugBase: An Experience Base for HPC Defects", respectively, at the SC06 conference.  read more
Dianne O'Leary was named a Distinguished Scientist of the ACM.  read more
Lise Getoor gave an invited talk at the Machine Learning Symposium at the New York Academy of Science.  read more
Jessica Chang was chosen as a Philip Merrill Presidential Scholar for 2006-07.  read more
Adam Porter gave a lecture on his research at Google's first ever Conference on Test Automation. Click here to view the lecture, entitled " Distributed Continuous Quality Assurance " using Google Video.  read more
Justin Domke and Yiannis Aloimonos 's paper, " A probabilistic notion of camera geometry ", received a best paper prize at the 2006 Photogrammetric Computer Vision Conference in Bonn, Germany.  read more
Jik-Soo Kim 's paper, " Resource Discovery Techniques in Distributed Desktop Grid Environments ", received a best paper award at the International Conference on Grid Computing in Barcelona, Spain. The paper was co-authored by Pete Keleher , Beomseok Nam , Michael Marsh , Bobby Bhattacharjee , and Alan Sussman .  read more