News and Events

From Data Analytics to Models: Developing New Tools to Combat COVID-19 through Computing

Recent News & Accomplishments

 2007

Samir Khuller gave a Google Tech talk titled Algorithms for Data Storage and Migration .  read more
Louis Wasserman, a high school student of William Gasarch , has been named an Intel Science Talent Search Finalist. His research will be on display at the National Academy of Sciences March 9 & 10.  read more
University of Maryland Software Day was held at the Riggs Alumni Center on January 18, 2008.  read more
The International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction in cooperation with the International Ergonomics Association, Human Interface Society has published a special issue, Reflections on Human-Computer Interaction, in honor of Ben Shneiderman 's 60th Birthday. This special issue of the Journal is volume 23, #3 with an article on Ben's work and his impact on the field can be found on pages 195 through 204. Catherine Plaisant (UMD) and Chris North (VA Tech) were guest editors for this issue.  read more
Adam Porter discusses his research in a guest posting on the Google Testing Blog .  read more
Jack Minker's paper, Developing a Computer Science Department at the University of Maryland , was published in the IEEE Annals of the History of Computing.  read more
Katrina LaCurts and Morgan Dixon received Honorable mentions for the 2008 Outstanding Undergraduate Award from the Computing Research Association.  read more
Jonathan Katz was invited to speak at INDOCRYPT 2007 and the 11th IMA International Conference on Cryptography and Coding .  read more
Julian Mestre's paper, "Adaptive Local Ratio", was selected Best Student Paper for SODA 2008. Julian recently received his Ph.D. in August.  read more
Atif Memon has been invited to serve on a National Academy of Sciences Panel as an expert in the area of Computer Science and Information Technology, for the Pakistan-U.S. Science and Technology Cooperative Program , sponsored by United States Agency for International Development (USAID).  read more

Featured Videos

When Transfer Learning Meets Deep Learning

Professor Qiang Yang, Hong Kong University
November 27, 2017

Video

Cryptographic Perspectives on the Future of Privacy

Jonathan Katz, Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland
September 06, 2017

An Expanding and Expansive View of Computing

Jim Kurose, National Science Foundation
January 30, 2017

Video

Data, Predictions and Decisions in Support of People and Society

Eric Horvitz, Technical Fellow and Director at Microsoft
October 24, 2016