Recent News & Accomplishments


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
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
Dianne O'Leary was named a Distinguished Scientist of the ACM.  read more
Jessica Chang was chosen as a Philip Merrill Presidential Scholar for 2006-07.  read more
Lise Getoor gave an invited talk at the Machine Learning Symposium at the New York Academy of Science.  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
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