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Each year, the Department of Computer Science awards outstanding professors, instructors, STIC facilitators and teaching assistants for their outstanding contribution, dedication, thoughtfulness and commitment towards teaching and learning. The nominations for the award were made...read more
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Senior lecturer Nelson Padua-Perez was recently nominated for the Donna B. Hamilton Teaching Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching for his work in CMSC131. Each year the Office of Undergraduate Studies recognizes two faculty members...read more
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A team of PhD students advised by Professor Yiannis Aloimonos and Professor Cornelia Fermuller achieved the first and second place over the two portions of the 2020 Epic Action Anticipation Challenge . Anticipating future human...read more
The department recently received three teaching innovation grants to develop new and creative instructional strategies for the Fall 2020 courses. The University of Maryland awarded the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences (CMNS) 41...read more
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Professor William Gasarch recently published a book titled “Mathematical Muffin Morsels: Nobody Wants a Small Piece.” The book is co authored by Erik Metz, Jacob Prinz and Daniel Smolyak. The idea of the book sprouted...read more
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Kianté Brantley , a fourth-year doctoral student advised by Professor Hal Daumé III received the prestigious Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant for 2020 for his dissertation titled “Practical Techniques for Leveraging Experts for Sequential Decisions and...read more
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Professor Matthias Zwicker has been appointed as the interim chair of the Department of Computer Science, effective July 20, 2020. Zwicker joined UMD in March 2017 as the Reginald Allan Hahne Endowed E-Nnovate Professor in...read more
UMDCS faculty will be presenting 13 papers at ICML, 8 papers at ICLR and 2 at IJCAI for 2020
UMDCS researchers will present papers at premier, renowned global conferences focused on Machine Learning and Artificial intelligence. The International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) (July 12 to July 18, 2020) is a globally renowned venue...read more