The project studies a class of quantum codes known as low-density parity-check codes, promising contenders for facilitating fault-tolerant computations.
At Maryland, Newman was advised by Professor P. S. Krishnaprasad.
Award recognizes Gao's contribution to advancing robotic systems in agriculture.
UMD’s RoboSub team sets sights on blasting the 2024 competition out of the water.
The Clark School joins UMD's celebration of Native and Indigenous Heritage Month 2023.
ArtIAMAS (AI and Autonomy for Multi-Agent Systems) - Advancing into Its Third Year of Collaboration
ARLIS, ISR and College of Information Studies researchers developed a research method to understand emotions in social media posts.
Resources and events for the Clark School's LGBTQ+ students and allies.
The A. James Clark School of Engineering ranks 19 overall among more than 200 undergraduate engineering programs—up three positions from its previous undergraduate ranking.
The updated NanoCenter facility rates will become effective Jan 1, 2024.
Free workshop explores new frontiers in modeling, learning and control of interconnected dynamical systems comprising humans, machines, and physical infrastructures.
Shihab Shamma will combine computational and brain research techniques to elucidate the mechanisms behind enculturation.
Student projects run the gamut from counterUAS to medical support in high-casualty scenarios.
How to Build, Fly, and Verify Autonomous Aerial Systems held in Southern Maryland
Innovative materials and 3D design published in Nature Materials
The conference on machine learning was held in Honolulu, Hawaii.
University of Maryland camp offered at University System of Maryland at Southern Maryland campus
MRC researchers have a strong showing at ICRA 2023.
The 30-credit Master of Engineering and 12-credit Graduate Certificate in Engineering will begin in Fall 2023.
Knott, an AFOSR official, has 27 years of experience working at the intersection of cognitive science, human-machine teaming, and the social sciences.
He is using a 'System-of-Systems" approach to understand, model, synthesize and optimize the operations of large-scale, distributed institutions and organizations.
The University of Maryland hosted a large international K-12 underwater robotics competition on May 13.
ISR's S. Raghu Raghavan and colleagues suggest policymakers move away from the ‘one- size-fits-all’ approach of current policy and focus on a customized approach.
Ghodssi talked about MSAL's work in developing systems to sense and monitor the neurotransmitter serotonin.
For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering ranks among the country's top 10 public universities in graduate engineering programs, according to U.S. News & World Report
's 2023–24 rankings.
PhD student Nariman Torkzaban first author on research to improve wireless communication published in a special issue of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Journal on Future and Evolving Technologies
Complex aerial displays of starling flocks mitigate the risk of predation. New paper suggests cognitive cost
is a way to explore the phenomenon of the confusion effect
Research is leading to better detection models and portable sensing devices.
The suite’s simulated objects could fill a large dataset gap for the UAV-based computer vision systems used in searching for maritime objects.
Now a postdoctoral researcher, Halder and his UIUC colleagues developed mathematical models and control based on flexible octopus arms.
Work by Clark School faculty, alumni and students is published on IEEE Access.
This center will pursue intelligent sensing to action: Sensing capabilities and embedded intelligence to enable fast and efficient generation of actions.
New ADLPT techniques developed by Gang Qu and colleagues can mimimize redundant prediction operations.
Their project is titled, "Ensuring Fairness via Federated Learning Beyond Consensus."
The former student of John Baras won the SPS Claude Shannon-Harry Nyquist Technical Achievement Award, the Best Paper Award, and the Donald G. Fink Overview Paper Award.
The minute robots could one day provide backup to pollinators.
Q & A deep dive with 2022 Innovation Hall of Fame inductee, David Bader (electrical engineering, Ph.D. ’96)
The A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland welcomes 11 exceptional young engineers from across the state of Maryland as its newest class of A. James Clark Scholars.
Induction celebrates Bader’s work to democratize supercomputing through the creation of the first Linux supercomputer.
Award recognizes alumni who have made significant and meritorious contributions to their fields.
Findings support subsequent studies on hearing loss-reversing interventions
The ability to mathematically model and simulate oysters will help scientists more quickly and accurately detect the density of the bivalves in the Chesapeake Bay.
15 MRC faculty and researchers to present 15 papers at IROS 2022
UMD researchers use AI and robotics to help revive a struggling industry.
Cleaveland spent three years directing NSF's Division of Computing and Communications Foundations.
Kaiqing Zhang won the UIUC Coordinated Science Laboratory's award for his 2021 thesis on reinforcement learning.
The new assistant professor has research interests in control and machine learning, especially for multi-agent systems.
The University of Maryland’s A. James Clark School of Engineering ranks #11 among the country’s public universities in U.S. News & World Report
2022-23 Best Colleges rankings, rising one spot from #12 in 2022.
‘NLGC’ can be used with magnetoencephalography to better understand the neural mechanisms behind sensory processing.
Autonomous ADS-B data collection units and new models could help small airports estimate capacity needs.
New Maryland Engineering video series asks engineering experts to explore science fact versus fiction in TV and film.
“CogniSense: The Center on Cognitive Multispectral Sensors” is funded for five years.
Caitlyn Singam among 20 STEM graduate students worldwide honored for contributions to the aerospace industry.
The University of Maryland rises to the occasion of hosting three intense, complex RoboNation competitions in three months.
Microsoft Robotics and Diversity Initiative will support Ph.D. fellowships, seminars, student diversity groups and more.
Clark School alums helped 'unfold the universe' through their work on Webb
From student communities to supercomputers, alumnus David Bader (Ph.D. ‘96) has been driving change since his student days.
UMD researchers are sorting out how our brains’ neurons organize as we take in, decide and act on information.
Machine learning will improve a tool that uses speech recordings to identify speech-related medical issues.
As a Test Site engineer, Moschler gained early experience with UAS Traffic Management.
Awards recognize outstanding students in the final stages of their dissertation work.
UAS Test Site teams up with NOAA to test use of drones in validating satellite imagery.
The Donald Day and Karen Gruner Scholarship in Engineering supports Montgomery College students transferring into Maryland's engineering school.
Maryland Engineering earns a top spot in the 2023 U.S. News & World Report
Best Graduate Schools rankings among over 200 colleges.
Classes lead to careers, support nation's need for more STEM grads, says UMD President Pines.
Reverberant acoustics can aid in speaker separation discernment.
Buenaflor, Carrera receive NISTS research grant to study transfer efficacy and goal orientation among potential transfer students
Work by Gang Qu and colleagues shows deception could place vehicle occupants in life-threatening situations.
The funding will support her work to improve deep learning algorithms that can interpret human emotions.
In new paper, Richard Marciano and colleagues use technique to unlock links in newly released WWII Japanese American incarceration camp records.
The invention could be used as an on-chip waveguide as part of an acoustic circuit for acoustic communications.
Augmented reality method used to model 2020's drastic drop in air pollution during COVID-19 lockdown.
After its successful launch Dec. 25, Webb is well on its way to full deployment and the start of its mission.
Messages to our Winter 2021 Clark School graduates from Dean Samuel Graham, Jr. and Jaser Attallah '21, electrical engineering graduate.
Han received her Ph.D. in 2006 under the guidance of Prof. Richard La with a focus on wireless communication in ad-hoc networks.
Alumni named for their leadership and meritorious contributions to the field of engineering, their humanitarian efforts, and the application of their engineering education to other disciplines.
The papers cover hot topics like key management for cryptocurrencies, fuzzy message detection and more.
$2.88M in NIH funding could lead to brain-aware, tunable hearing devices.
Two "Music of Silence" papers by Shamma, Di Liberto and Marion have implications for computational models of sensory perception.
Wu will begin serving as IEEE SPS President on January 1, 2024.
A new $1.2M NSF grant funds their AI research into the relationship between ECG and PPG monitoring technologies.
The researchers use a road network’s traffic equilibrium problem after a disaster as a test of their model.
When an innovator wanted to engineer a more advanced and equitable society, he chose a research and education powerhouse with global impact, and came to Maryland.
ISR's annual awards ceremony was held on the Iribe Building's cantilever plaza.
NSF awards $3.6 million to support “third lung” research.
Bader received the award for development of Linux-based massively parallel production computers and for pioneering contributions to scalable discrete parallel algorithms for real-world applications.
School of Music's Irina Muresanu collaborates on 'Arts for All' project
Santiago Botasini is investigating microbiome-to-neuron communication.
He is currently at Aalto University in Finland, and will move to Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, in February.
New work by Distinguished University Professor Emeritus Ben Shneiderman bases the audits on financial and accounting models.
This UMD project is one part of a larger USDA NIFA grant to modernize shellfish aquaculture
Kantor is leading Carnegie Mellon University’s work in a new AI Institute for Resilient Agriculture, a joint initiative of the USDA and NSF.
$1.2M in NSF funding supports researchers’ work to connect patients, clinicians more effectively.
From fabricated human tissue to Wifi beamed from space, awards recognize cutting-edge research
Palm-sized autonomous robots could help bees pollinate flowers, search out survivors and watch patients for problems
The site offers a first-hand look into Maryland’s capabilities, research and education opportunities in this important field.
Young Wook Kim's TROMATZ toothbrush improves mouth and gum health.
With machine learning, Carol Espy-Wilson is developing a phone app that can measure depression symptoms using speech and video cues.
Mechanical engineering leader Samuel Graham, Jr. to take helm October 1.
The project aims at new characterizations and applications of uniformly distributed sets of binary sequences.
They join seven other UMD faculty members breaking into the top 1000 scientist rankings based on their prolific research output.
The agreement leverages Maryland's national leadership in engineering, robotics, computer science, operations research, modeling and simulation, and cybersecurity.
The $68M 'ARTIAMAS' research agreement features faculty from UMD and UMBC.
University of Maryland researchers will present 15 papers at the IEEE International Conference on Robotis and Automation (ICRA 2021) to held on May 30 to June 5, 2021.
The model-based framework greatly improves the ability to control bioprocesses in low-data environments.
Founded by University of Maryland students, the non-profit was recently recommended for donations in the New York Times.
ISR's comprehensive newsletter turns 35 this year.
Espy-Wilson has served as a pioneer, role model and mentor, especially for African-American women in the sciences.
NSF-funded research will help improve water use in the watersheds of the Anacostia River in Maryland and D.C., and the Duck River in Tennessee.
The awarded work focuses on improving the efficiency of virtual agents used in areas like virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR), online learning, and virtual social interactions.
Pines Announces New Quantum Business Incubator, Presents Invention and Entrepreneurship Awards
The student of Dinesh Manocha is developing systems and devices that can recognize, interpret, process and simulate human actions and emotions.
The integrated system uses electricity impedance to monitor biofilm and treats it through the bioelectric effect.
Dr. Baheti passed away in March and will be greatly missed by ISR, ECE and the Clark School.
Schmidt was a leader in innovative engineering design research activities and teaching techniques.
The Clark School community mourns the loss of George E. Dieter, who served as dean of engineering at the University of Maryland from 1977-94.
The Maryland Robotics Center will administer the program, which begins in Fall 2021.
Q&A with Brain and Behavior Institute Founding Director Betsy Quinlan
The book covers state-of-the-art integrated circuit authentication techniques, including technologies, protocols and emerging applications.
Through the Engineering Diversity Initiative, Northrop Grumman supports the Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering's mission to tip the scales for underrepresented students.
The work, which began in 2016, has resulted in new testbeds, published research and collaborations with the federal government, industry and international partners.
A University of Maryland engineer's work aboard the International Space Station could lead to cleaner engines and power plants, and safer living conditions in space.
Meet Kristen Yee, Steven Hu, and Meron Yonas as they offer a glimpse into what it means to be an A. James Clark Scholar at the University of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering.
The Perception and Robotics Group is the first to use morphable design to achieve a variable baseline stereo vision system on a quadrotor UAV.
ISR/CS game theorist Dana Nau part of study published in The Lancet Planetary Health.
Learn about Herrmann's current work helping higher education institutions make COVID-19 decisions, and about the free clinic planning software he has available.
Childhood brain function and memory skills shape each other, UMD research finds.
It's with a heavy heart that we inform you of the passing of George Dieter, professor emeritus of mechanical engineering, Glenn L. Martin Institute Professor of Engineering, and dean of the A. James Clark School of Engineering from 1977–94.
For the first time, researchers measure the physical evidence of diminished neural processing within the brain after a stroke.
Timothy Horiuchi is a co-author on the research published in IOP Bioinspiration & Biomimetics
ISR, ECE, Fraunhofer USA CESE and ARLIS researchers will assess strength of AISS security protections.
Preston was a guide and friend to the Institute for Systems Research throughout its history.
The paper proposes GANRED, an attack approach based on the generative adversarial nets framework which utilizes cache timing side-channel information to accurately recover the structure of DNNs without memory sharing or code access.
Recycling isn't always good in the electronics world where passing off old integrated circuits as 'new' is increasingly common.
International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems - From 25 October 2020 until 29 November 2020
UMD announces with the U.S. Army Research Lab agreements in additive manufacturing and battery research.
UMD researchers are building an ingestible capsule that can monitor and model gut microbiome serotonin activity and help demystify the “gut-brain axis.”
The 2020 ISR Welcome Back Reception and Awards Ceremony was held online due to the pandemic situation.
Work by Baras, Wood, Golden and Apergi could make getting access easier for heart patients.
“A Parametric Programming Approach to Bilevel Merchant Electricity Transmission Investment Problems” formulates a stochastic transmission expansion problem with bilevel programming.
The resulting "network of networks" will further the scientific grand challenge of developing neuromorphic artificial intelligence.
The team will help farmers tap the economic potential and environmental benefits of shellfish aquaculture.
Researchers will look at team cognition and AI solutions to aid intelligence analysts in deriving actionable and accurate intelligence information.
The papers highlight the center’s cutting-edge research in programming languages, encrypted databases, and more.
Alumnus Champion, Professor Gabriel and Ahti Salo of Aalto University have published their work in Energy Systems.
Dr. Elliott, a longtime ISR senior visiting faculty member, passed away on July 2, 2020
The competition recognizes distinguished graduate student researchers in order to help propel their careers and demonstrate the value of high-quality engineering research.
Manocha has received the highest honor bestowed on tenured faculty members at the University of Maryland.
Echinoderm-inspired robots could perform many difficult, dangerous tasks.
International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2020 will be held online from May 31st to August 31st. MRC researchers will be presenting 16 papers at this conference.
Research could lead to better outcomes for infants with congenital heart disease.
Raghavan, Akshat and Gentry have developed a nonlinear integer programming model that could save 340 lives on average over a period of 4 years.
Laroia founded Flarion Technologies in 2000 and developed Flash-OFDM broadband wireless technology there.
New paper presents control laws that stabilize planar formations of mobile agents.
The comprehensive work has been revised and expanded this year for online reference.
The series's inaugural presentation offers concrete strategies for parenting during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The new UMB-UMCP program has announced its first grants for projects combining AI and medicine.
Student-faculty teams that write review articles for journals reap multiple benefits.
UMD poses answer to making a nanostructured battery: a better electrolyte
Paley and students develop a state-feedback control law to allow the autonomous robot to demonstrate 'pure pursuit.'
The "smart bra" is a low-cost wearable device that could conceivably detect breast cancer early enough for treatment.
DRAMsim3 is a fast, cycle-accurate, validated, thermal-capable DRAM simulator that can simulate and model almost all modern DRAM protocols along with many of their unique features.
The algorithm uses tracking-by-detection approach to detect vehicles and pedestrians, then predict where they are going.
The decisionmaking system maintains consistency between descriptive and operational models, a longstanding problem in AI.
Work by Sennur Ulukus and her students relates to the age of information metric in networks.
Their BBI Seed Grant-funded project examines the mental health implications of architectural design elements.
Papers and poster sessions addressed topics ranging from crash data analysis to tracking the outcomes of major highway projects.
The authors show the Whittle’s index policy is age-optimal for the general asymmetrical case in the burgeoning many-users regime of Internet of Things interconnected devices.
Paper published in IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters
evaluates UAV team communication performance in imperfect communication conditions.
John Baras and Usman Fiaz present an optimization-based method implementable in real-time.
The researchers developed a data-driven deep neural algorithm for detecting deceptive walking behavior using nonverbal cues like gaits and gestures.
Their new consistency theory interprets approximate Bayesian inference as a form of stochastic approximation (SA) with an additional “bias” term.
New review article by original author Michael Fu traces game-playing AI programs to seminal 2005 paper in Operations Research.
More than a dozen Ballet Company M dancers hail from science and engineering backgrounds
AMBIC Industry Board members and other researchers convened to discuss new and ongoing projects.
Researchers from across UMD convene to discuss the latest projects funded by BBI
Comprehensive report on the future of clean energy innovation in Maryland delivered today to Governor Hogan
Digital curation is increasingly extending archiving and preservation by adding value to digital objects.
'TurboTerps' flew their drone autonomously through a set of gates, completing 14 runs in 4:42.
The new device provides accurate, reliable measurement of ultraviolet (UV) radiation.
The award recognizes exceptionally influential research accomplishments by Clark School faculty.
Berenstein, a founding faculty member of ISR, passed away Aug. 24, 2019.
His appointment will begin July 1, 2019.
Deadline for submitting an application is July 30.
The four alumni were nominated for their leadership and meritorious contributions to the field of engineering, their humanitarian efforts, and the application of their engineering education to other disciplines.
Created by Clark School Dean Darryll Pines, the competition recognize distinguished graduate student researchers in order to help propel their careers and demonstrate the value of high-quality engineering research.
Awarded proposals feature researchers from seven colleges and schools as well as three centers and institutes
Maryland Robotics Center Demos on Maryland Day 2019
The groundbreaking effort by Maryland faculty and researchers could help expand donor access to transplantation.
Timothy J. Regan, president and CEO of Whiting-Turner, will share insights gained during his career.
Campus Innovators to be Honored at 2019 Innovate Maryland event
The research, led by Siemens Corporate Technology, will create a high-level, standardized declarative language for robot programming.
BBI-affiliated faculty instrumental to "Readout and control of spatiotemporal neuronal codes for behavior"
Study reveals how the brain nimbly and rapidly change responses to incoming sensory stimuli depending upon the cognitive context of the moment.
Deadline to submit team entry form is Feb. 18. The Maryland Robotics Center is organizing the competition.
New Maryland study explores how the sounds going into our ears become the words going through our brains.
The University’s Brain and Behavior Initiative (BBI) hosted its Second Annual Seed Grant Symposium on November 14, 2018 at Adele’s in the Stamp Student Union.
"Power in numbers" is how Michael Otte, an engineer at the University of Maryland, approaches robot decision making.
Joint project aims to design an air taxi that could “hop” from Baltimore to D.C. in 15 minutes.
UMD transportation engineers develop incenTrip to nudge users toward greener, more efficient travel decisions.
The team competed at the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems in Madrid.
EWB and MDSE partner with communities to improve quality of life locally and abroad.
Review discusses the advantages of all-solid-state battery chemistry.
Resilience experts use gaming techniques and more to understand utility operator behaviors.
This is the first time high-frequency-cycled pyroelectric energy conversion has been successfully combined with the ability to recharge batteries.
The program will foster multidisciplinary collaborations among Maryland Robotics Center faculty.
Gelfand will talk with Thomas Friedman about her book on tight and loose cultures.
The network will advance understanding of how biological systems learn complex symbolic signals, and create artificial systems with similar capabilities.
D60 will be held Sept. 5–7 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Oxon Hill, Md.
The REU was led by Hugh Bruck and Sarah Bergbreiter, along with Clark School faculty and graduate student mentors.
The topic for this civil discourse event at Arena Stage in D.C. is "The Robots Are Coming."
The marbles, or 'bPods,' will contain microsystems that can “eavesdrop on biology” during fermentation, cell or culture-growing processes.
Manocha's research has applications in computer graphics, virtual reality, simulation and robotics.
Chemical engineers pack more energy in same space for reliable battery.
Marciano is part of the NSF Brown Dog national research cyberinfrastructure project.
Liu earned MSSE and PhD degrees at Maryland, advised by John Baras.
For the UAS Test Site this means supporting and catalyzing progress in three key areas.
New research combines computer vision research, forensic science, and psychology.
Baras receives the highest academic honor conferred by the University of Maryland.
A member of NAE, Trimberger has made major contributions to architectures and programming tools for field-programmable gate arrays.
Three teams win prize money for drone projects.
The Oyster Boys Team built a dredge detection device that uses sensors to detect illegal dredging.
Liu is an ECE professor at the University of Michigan.
New research could help explain why nature still beats robots, and describes how machines might take the lead.
An electric vehicle charger innovation takes home top honors for Invention of Year.
Contest aims to inspire students, faculty and staff engaged in research, competitions and activities involving drones at the University of Maryland.
Maryland's is among the first “core swarm sprints” projects awarded in DARPA’s OFFensive Swarm-Enabled Tactics (OFFSET) program.
Twu has worked on both the Parker Solar Probe and the 2020 Mars Rover.
The patent could improve automatic speech recognition systems, hearing aids and cochlear implants.
The annual awards honor exceptional inventions with the potential to influence science, society, and the free market.
See where 2017 took the experts of the UAS Test Site.
Van Order conducted a semester abroad/internship at TU Dresden last summer, and shares his experience here.
The award celebrates their partnership in developing broadband Internet access via satellite.
'Flexible impedance sensor' can fit inside urinary catheters, monitor and treat biofilms.
Intermediate Concurrent Execution (ICE) enables tightly-synchronous threading-free programming for multi-threaded execution.
Multidisciplinary research will examine strategies to improve communication challenges.
Building Together: An Investment for Maryland Will Transform UMD Through $219,486,000 Gift
OmniSpeech 'OmniClear' software reduces dynamic noise in communication devices.
Moving towards a more diverse and inclusive campus.
New microsystems detect, treat bacterial biofilms—the source of many post-operative infections; latest device can sense and treat biofilm inside urinary catheters.
Dr. Salamanca-Riba will help facilitate opportunities for advancement among University faculty members, especially under-represented groups.
View landscapes and research operations at three locations.
In first-ever entry, the Clark School team wins Best Presentation Award.
The N2Women: Rising Stars in Networking and Communications list honors women at the beginning of their careers.
NSF's REU program provides undergraduate students with hands-on exposure to scientific research.
Regli, an ISR alumnus, will begin his appointment in January 2018.
The paper describes a new approach to behavior modeling of large-scale urban systems.
Yu develops sensors useful in a variety of robotics applications.
The editing tool could someday make a big impact in semiconductor, electronics and even biotechnology manufacturing—industries that use lithographic printing techniques in manufacturing.
"Gut-Nav" capsules will be designed to detect problems in the gastro-intestinal tract, including pancreatic cancer and inflammatory bowel disease screening.
The ECE Department honored four alumni for their leadership and meritorious contributions to the field of engineering.
Clark School students make a commitment to integrity and responsibility in the engineering profession.
Free night out for students to see the play Smart People
, courtesy of BBI and the UMD Division of Research.
NEES PI helps make new organic artificial synapse.
The project marks the first time a UAS Test Site operator has flown using only instrumentation and cameras.
Brains of mice with autism-like symptoms develop neural defects when first circuits take shape.
The PECASE is the highest federal government honor for science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their careers.
The University of Maryland announces plans to establish new research center of excellence with United Technologies Corporation’s commercial businesses.
Clark School researchers are developing game-changing solid-state battery technology
Increasing the quantity and quality of underrepresented minority students in STEM.
Understanding response dynamics of startled fish reveals how orientation within the group effects escape chances, may offer insights into emergency response planning.
"The Generalized Regenerator Location Problem" deals with a problem in optical networks.
UMD neuroscience research shows older adults’ brain processing contributes to diminished speech comprehension, even with normal hearing.
Baras created algorithms and protocols by which Internet services can be delivered over satellite.
Rubloff receives highest academic honor conferred by the University of Maryland.
The project addresses fundamental problems in data coding that can improve distributed storage systems.
UMD researchers are developing safer, high performing Li-Ion batteries
Faculty development workshop helped mid-career STEM academics develop knowledge, skills, strategies and critical networks.
Leadership workshop for science and engineering mid-career faculty honors work of Denice Denton.
Transparent wood made at UMD could create new windows, cars and solar panels
He presented his paper, “Mathematical Programming Approaches to Influence Maximization on Social Networks,” on April 19.
Student Teams Build, Battle Robots to Secure Spot in International Championship
The issue will cover the most recent results in signal processing using co-prime sampling and arrays.
New study suggests that a society’s level of mobility influences whether its members treat outsiders as individuals
Yi programs a KUKA industrial robot to dance with humans in his work.
Research will design systems that perceive and act in cluttered and noisy scenes.
New NSF grant will develop wireless nodes that can harvest ambient energy and share it within a network.
Atom-scale synthesis makes highly conductive LiPON for solid-state battery
Appointment effective July 1.
Maryland students and their rover 'Frigg' win first place at the 2015 Robo-Ops Competition.
Curriculum fills a void regarding hardware and software knowledge that crossed the Clark School’s engineering curriculum.
Poster session, in-depth discussions, presentations.... and hiking
Office of Technology Commercialization to announce winners at the Celebration of Innovation and Partnerships, April 29.
Nine nominees for Invention of the Year to be recognized at annual event
Grad student Bryan Hays and NAO robot volunteer to teach programming to K-12 students.
Research will develop new algorithms to improve the efficiency of finding optimal decisions for many problems in the manufacturing and service industries.
He will speak on 'Magnetic Control of Therapy to Hard-to-Reach Disease Targets.'
Research shows dragonflies use predictive control strategies, not just simple reactions, to capture prey.
ECE researchers earn cover page spot in Microelectronic Engineering, a Elsevier journal.
The Treemaps Art Project exhibition runs through April 15, 2015 and is free and open to the public.
Paper is finalist for two awards at IROS 2014.
UMD researchers discuss new approaches to imitation learning for robots in ASME's Mechanical Engineering's September issue.
At least 50 disciplines represented at full-day event.
Research showcase to highlight role of engineers in developing innovative solutions to help prevent, mitigate, and respond to disasters.
MSE student part of NIST team pursuing near-perfect crystals.
Research ranged from robotic skin to leg designs, inertial tail actuators, and more.
NEES EFRC researchers develop method to detect mechanical changes in electrodes.
Microrobotics researcher one of 83 "outstanding young engineers" invited to prestigious event.
The center develops highly ordered nanostructures that offer a unique way of looking at the science of energy storage.
The funding is for new scientific methodologies and tools related to cybersecurity.
Program will promote human health through engineering principles and medical science.
Awards honor outstanding faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, and staff.
This year all five Ph.D. students are related to ISR.
Prizewinning paper introduced the “threshold algorithm” used in applications and systems that gather multi-sourced information.
UMD researchers were honored yesterday at the White House as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).
'As fast as their tiny 'bot' legs will carry them! Micro-robots, smaller than a penny, could one day swarm to the rescue.'
The STS Robotics Service Learning Program Works with Five K-12 Schools
The research will develop a new framework for incorporating risk into sequential decision making under uncertainty.
Marketers could get to know consumers' range of preferences and incorporate them in the design process for larger market share.
Symposium will celebrate research and education excellence in reliability engineering and risk analysis.
Book is the first to explain "broadband" techniques used in the study and modeling of the auditory pathway.
Simulated blindness gives adult mice sharper hearing, researchers find
EIP takes first place in the Outstanding Specialty Entrepreneurship Program category.
Liu was honored for her contributions to modeling of wireless ad-hoc and sensor networks.
The Silicon Valley-tested, Lean Startup-based initiative is slated to train 300 top entrepreneurial research teams over three years.
Events will highlight the Clark School's research, education, innovation, and entrepreneurial ecosystem.
The exhibit shows every algorithm has art in it.
The researchers will use flow control to understand how microtentacles help cancer cells spread throughout the body.
They will test the hypothesis that valproic acid-induced errors during fetal development cause autistic behavior.
The robotic grasping and vision system will one day help stroke victims.
New models and equations aid in understanding of natural phenomena, has implications for engineered networks of robots.
Undergraduate aerospace design team places second at NASA RASC-AL competition.
Partners receive priority for research and recruiting opportunities.
Researchers from MSAL produce the first demonstration of an integrated permanent-magnet micro-turbo-generator supported on micro-ball bearings.
Clark School of Engineering undergrads help middle and high school students prepare, compete.
The educational lab will train students in rapidly developing electric vehicle technology.
New research published in Neuron
shows cooperation among brain's neural responses.
The Joint Technology Office will fund Professor Davis's research on laser beam propagation through the turbulent atmosphere over five years.
Publication focuses on opportunities in mesoscale science.
Bechtel funds marketplace stormwater management project in Ethiopia; Boeing funds trip to Burkina Faso.
Faculty member is active in many facets of the professional organization.
Student presented his dissertation work on friction, wear, and lubrication of micro-scale ball bearing systems.
More than 20 undergraduate students participate in research projects sponsored by ECE and IREAP.
Former John Baras student a member of EECS Department faculty at the University of Michigan.
$10,000 award recognizes efforts to retain underrepresented minority students in engineering programs.
Dr. Jaydev P. Desai (UMD) and Dr. David J. Foran (CINJ) Principal Investigators on study to improve understanding and management of breast cancer
Research will create a scientific basis for safe, hygenic practices in farming, packing, transporting and storing fresh produce.
Clark School, National Geographic, Princeton to build wireless network of animal-borne embedded devices to track wildlife.
Austin, Yang are co-PIs; research focuses on standards, test methods and measurement tools for cyber-physical systems.
Professor speaks on wireless information infrastructures and the future internet.
Professionals and budding engineers take in speakers, demonstrations, labs.
Kalantari’s sensors offer instant, affordable warnings regarding bridge health.
Mechanical engineering professor selected by National Academy of Engineering as "emerging leader."
Prof. John Baras spoke on the subject of “Component-based Architectures for the Synthesis of Intelligent Networked Systems.”
ISR's Michael Ball and David Lovell lead the University of Maryland NEXTOR II team.
Research will coordinate neural and mechanical studies on lamprey locomotion.
Two-part segment focuses on stolen identity and technology to prevent it.
New edition of three-volume reference set by William Levine published by CRC Press.
Journal of Experimental Biology
names article on bat flight behavior best of 2010.
In breakthrough batteries, virally structured nano-electrodes boost energy capacity 10-fold.
Research is contributing to cost effective development and deployment of many safety and security-critical cyber-physical systems.
Research has implications for advances in prosthetics and robotics.
ISR Director of Human Resources and Education passed away Oct. 23 after routine surgery.
Article to be published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Stresses 'more-than-tech' solutions for government and private sectors.
Institute's 25th anniversary, upcoming NSF visit are highlighted.
Ephremides gives lectures at four universities in Sweden, attends Green Communications workshop in Turkey.
Agreement expands research, development and engineering efforts between the two entities.
Government officials, industry representatives, prospective students attend Maryland Robotics Day.
Viruses used as structural template for lithium ion battery components.
Researchers to develop supercomputer prototype systems for High Performance Computing program.
Prize awarded for solution to strategic multi-period demand routing problem in satellite networks.
This is the second article by the group to appear in the journal in 2010.
Created by Martin Peckerar & Neil Goldsman, FlexEl is developing flexible, thin-film, rechargeable batteries.
Five Clark School-affiliated companies named finalists for Incubator Company of the Year.
Paley studies schooling fish to improve motion coordination in unmanned vehicle teams.
ISR welcomes Desai, Humbert, Jacob, Paley, Qu and Smela.
ISR professor and colleagues show Egyptian fruit bats do not aim sonar at targets.
ISR founding director talks about the institute's past, present and future.
The highly maneuverable, energy-efficient gliding fish will monitor aquatic environments.
The pair will continue their work in interior-point algorithms for optimization problems with many constraints.
Research aims to better control tasks supported by embedded computing devices and batteries.
Research could lead to faster methods of information transmission over the Internet and in flash memory and other storage systems.
SRC/DARPA grant establishes the Multi-Scale Systems Design Center.
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UMD will collaborate with Princeton, BAE Systems to compile serial programs into parallel programs.
ISR visiting research scientists spoke on bipedal locomotion; bipolar junction transistors.
Research will develop algorithms for challenging complex sound and speech processing problems.
The Washington Post
quotes the professor about the feasibility of blocking signals inside prisons.
Software tool developed by Jeffrey Hermann's research team used in mass vaccination clinic.
Five individuals honored for outstanding contributions in 2008–2009.
ISR alumnus Mehdi Kalantari invented sensors to monitor buildings, pipelines and other structures.
Student of Gary Rubloff is discovering how nanoporous anodic aluminum oxide can be used as a platform for energy storage.
ISR director, ECE professor will become dean of UAEU's College of Information Technology.
MIT's Technology Review
web site talks about how technology could aid in treating the disease.
ECE Ph.D. candidate will serve as Assistant Professor in Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering.
Maryland NanoCenter researchers create new device to store electrical energy.
Student of Tony Ephremides works on research promising higher data rates in wireless networks.
The program aims to increase the number of Ph.D. graduates who obtain academic positions in prestigious engineering schools.
Clark School program helps students prepare for academic positions.
The 1997 ECE Ph.D. develops mechanistic disease models for drug discovery.
Resensys LLC and FlexEl LLC benefit from funding for alternative energy and threat detection.
ISR systems engineering lecturer will be director of cost engineering and industrial analysis for NAVSEA.
Former student of John Baras also is an IEEE Signal Processing Society Distinguished Lecturer.
Next-generation micro air vehicles feature folding-wing technology.
His Clinic Planning Model Generator is used by public health departments across the country.
Gupta also finalist in information science category; Gary Rubloff finalist in physical science.
Online opinion technology impresses venture capitalists at ISR Systems Symposium.
Special issue focuses on information processing and decision making in distributed control systems.
Microfactories for drug research are one step closer to reality.
Award is for automated collaborative dynamic retasking project.
Research will contribute to the study of random graphs through probabilistic techniques.
NSF grant funds the next step in designing controllers for Markovian jump linear systems.
Research to take an information theoretic approach in providing guarantees for wireless network security and reliability.
Elhilali will become assistant professor in January 2008.
Uzi Vishkin's group develops first easy-to-program parallel processing supercomputer prototype.
This IP is available to license.
This IP is available to license.
This IP is available to license.
Research team hopes to develop powerful new mathematical methods for analyzing the large and rapid deformations of solid bodies.
This IP is available to license.
This IP is available to license.
Ph.D. student's research focuses on micro ball-bearing technology for miniature battery applications.
ISR faculty on teams researching MANETs, sensor networks and micro air vehicles for Department of Defense.
Book explains recent sampling and population-based numerical algorithms that overcome the difficulties of computing an optimal solution in terms of a policy and/or value function.
Control expert speaks on "Geometric Control, Cohesion and Pursuit."
Pair are among 70 so honored by Science Spectrum
ISR faculty member recognized for best paper published in Networks
Research to focus on neural correlates of streaming of complex sounds
Summer experience gives undergrads the opportunity to work with ISR researchers
ECE/ISR alumna is named associate professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering Department.
MEG-psychophysical study impresses respected, selective journal
A study by Michel Cukier reveals 25 times more threatening and/or sexually explicit private messages are received over male or ambiguous usernames.
Ephremides is one of three featured plenary speakers at 35th annual workshop.
Dr. Nuno Martins won the AACC O. Hugo Schuck Award for Theory.
Ball, Fu, Abed and Subrahmanian are principal investigators
Bat echolocation findings covered by print, TV and online reporters
Research will determine requirements for steady swimming
Inventions target power control in computer networks
ISR faculty member is among nationally-known nanotechnology experts speaking at symposium.
Team designed a small, lightweight clothes dryer and a handheld computer interface.
Smith spoke on high-performance planners and schedulers.
Project develops design methodology for large-scale wireless sensor networks
Team launched fleets of underwater vehicles into the Pacific Ocean
Research aids small Maryland companies.
Davis is the principal investigator for the $1.2 million award.
Research will optimize performance and properties.
$2 million NSF award will analyze a variety of e-markets.
Research to develop a new paradigm for semiconductor manufacturing equipment.
Research will enable control of joint battlespace networks