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Supported by NSF and DOE, he will have access to one of the world's fastest supercomputers to improve AI-based visual recognition models.
They were recognized for their innovative software that can detect text generated by large language models at an almost 90% success rate. It's useful for online platform moderation and combatting misinformation.
Michael Cummings and Renee Ti Chou are using bioinformatic tools to explore the genomic makeup of parasites that cause malaria. They are collaborating with researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Five UMIACS faculty members were interviewed for a podcast series on how AI will impact education, work, culture and creativity.
The researchers were recognized for developing a new method to count particles of light—known as photons—without destroying them.
Award-winning news anchor Lindsey Mastis highlighted the unique collaboration between UMIACS and the UMD School of Music. The project is co-led by Cornelia Fermüller and Irina Muresanu.
The expert in parallel computing was recognized by his alma mater for his long standing contributions to computer science education and research.
Hal Daumé III and Jordan Boyd-Graber helped celebrate the launch of the Artificial Intelligence Interdisciplinary Institute at Maryland (AIM), with Daumé serving as inaugural director.
A UMD team led by Furong Huang delves into the vulnerabilities of chatbots susceptible to manual and automatic attacks known as "jailbreaks," which can compromise their safety.
Hernisa Kacorri and researchers from George Washington University are designing a smart robotic pet to aid caregivers of autistic youth at home, aiming to bolster the existing support from the caregiver-therapist team.
In an interview with the Department of Energy, the computer scientist discusses solutions for ways that high-performance supercomputers could run more efficiently and consume less energy.
Mihai Pop recently spoke at Johns Hopkins University—where he received his Ph.D.—on the analytical challenges of microbiome science and how they can be addressed by computational methods.

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