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Assistant Professor Abhinav Shrivastava and Assistant Professor John Dickerson’s mentoring leads high school students Michelle

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Assistant Professor Abhinav Shrivastava and Assistant Professor John Dickerson’s mentoring leads high school students Michelle Tang and Zach Zhao to the top 300 scholars in this year’s Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nation’s oldest and most prestigi

Michelle Tang, advised by Assistant Professor Abhinav Shrivastava , and Zach Zhao, advised by Assistant Professor John Dickerson , were selected as semifinalists in the 2020 Regeneron Science Talent Search . The Regeneron STS is…read more

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On February 29th, the department hosted the 30th Annual UMD High School Programming Competition (HSPC), which brought together high school students from a diverse set of schools around the DC Metro area. 30 teams of…read more

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Assistant Professor Michelle Mazurek receives the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award for a project titled “Improving the Reliability of Human-Centered Secure-Development Research.” Improving software security is a critical need for the U.S. and the…read more

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Assistant Professor Xiaodi Wu receives the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award for a project titled “On the Foundations of End-to-End Quantum Application.” “This is an exciting time for quantum computing! With the availability of…read more

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A team of UMD researchers lead by Associate Professor Tom Goldstein , and including Assistant Professor John Dickerson , Assistant Professor Furong Huang , Professor David Jacobs , Professor Jonathan Katz , and Assistant Professor…read more

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Assistant Professor Pratap Tokekar receives the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award for a project titled “Secure, Resilient, and Risk-Aware Multi-Robot Coordination”. Current multi-robot systems are “brittle” since the failure of a single robot may…read more

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Assistant Professor Soheil Feizi receives National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award for a project titled “Information-Theoretic and Statistical Foundations of Generative Models”. Generative models provide a statistical understanding of data and play an important role…read more

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Professor Emeritus, Former Department Chair, and UMD Distinguished Scholar and Teacher, recently received the 2020 CRA-E Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentoring Award

The Education Committee of the Computing Research Association (CRA-E) awarded Professor Samir Khuller the 2020 CRA-E Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentoring Award . The award recognizes his incredible efforts in mentoring Undergraduate students on their research…read more

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