The operations research expert argues more lives would be saved with a less-rigid strategy.
UMD announces with the U.S. Army Research Lab agreements in additive manufacturing and battery research.
Mechanical Engineering Distinguished University
Professor Avram Bar-Cohen helped lay the scientific foundations for the thermal management of electronics components.
The 2020 ISR Welcome Back Reception and Awards Ceremony was held online due to the pandemic situation.
Simulation optimization aims to guide planning and decision making under uncertainty in complex dynamic settings.
Work by Miran, Presacco, Babadi, Simon, Fu and Marcus published in PLOS Computational Biology
The papers highlight the center’s cutting-edge research in programming languages, encrypted databases, and more.
The research is helping medical team in Wuhan’s Jinyintan Hospital prepare and allocate resources and support decisions.
In its 23 years, NEXTOR has developed decision support tools, operational and system concepts, and policymaking tools that benefit the FAA, the airline industry and the flying public.
Babadi has broad research interests in statistical and adaptive signal processing, neural signal processing, and systems neuroscience.
The program recognizes faculty members who have demonstrated outstanding scholarly achievement along with equally outstanding accomplishments as teachers.
The new UMB-UMCP program has announced its first grants for projects combining AI and medicine.
Lin and La develop algorithm for teams of small mobile robots stationed on bridges.
Professor DeClaris joined the UMD faculty in 1967 and served as Head of the Electrical Engineering Department. After stepping down as head, he continued to teach until his retirement in 2011.
UMD’s Maryland Transportation Institute and CATT Lab are analyzing data gleaned from mobile devices.
Papers and poster sessions addressed topics ranging from crash data analysis to tracking the outcomes of major highway projects.
Paper published in IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters
evaluates UAV team communication performance in imperfect communication conditions.
New review article by original author Michael Fu traces game-playing AI programs to seminal 2005 paper in Operations Research.
AMBIC Industry Board members and other researchers convened to discuss new and ongoing projects.
The new device provides accurate, reliable measurement of ultraviolet (UV) radiation.
The invention uses predictive, prescriptive analytics like statistical modeling and price optimization.
Two ECE/ISR student teams have made it to the proposal phase.
The researchers will develop and evaluate hybrid centralized and decentralized multi-agent task allocation methods.
"Power in numbers" is how Michael Otte, an engineer at the University of Maryland, approaches robot decision making.
Researchers are developing a tool to help officials better meet the needs of vulnerable populations.
The AFOSR initiative funds researchers from Maryland, UCLA, the University of Houston, and Princeton.
Marcus, Fu, Simon and Babadi will build a scalable, risk-sensitive and real time optimization framework tailored to noninvasive neuroimaging data from the human brain.
Maryland's is among the first “core swarm sprints” projects awarded in DARPA’s OFFensive Swarm-Enabled Tactics (OFFSET) program.
Read about Michael Fu's research in this story from the UMD Smith School.
Van Order conducted a semester abroad/internship at TU Dresden last summer, and shares his experience here.
Building Together: An Investment for Maryland Will Transform UMD Through $219,486,000 Gift
The University of Maryland will receive up to $8.58 million from DARPA for the research, which is led by the UMD Center for Advanced Study of Language.
New statistical methods for improved inference of information coming from many sources.
The PECASE is the highest federal government honor for science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their careers.
Grant marks more than $30,000 in student-awarded grants given through landmark engineering philanthropy course.
Chang, Fu, Hu and Marcus write about their contribution to AlphaGo and how the OR and CS/AI communities could better cooperate.
Rubloff receives highest academic honor conferred by the University of Maryland.
Ulukus is the ninth ISR faculty member to be so honored.
Chang, Fu, Hu and Marcus developed ideas at the core of the system that defeated Go master Lee Se-Dol in early March.
The 2009 EE Ph.D. recipient was advised by Steve Marcus and Michael Fu.
UMD researchers showcase transformative energy research at ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit
Teams will be competing for $2 million in prize money
The versatile microball bearing supported microgenerator improves micro electromechanical devices.
Annual award recognizes outstanding service to the state.
Raceways fabrication technique caps 25 years of microball bearing research for Ghodssi research group.
Research will develop new algorithms to improve the efficiency of finding optimal decisions for many problems in the manufacturing and service industries.
Zhou was co-advised by Steve Marcus and Michael Fu.
Paper is finalist for two awards at IROS 2014.
Awards honor outstanding faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, and staff.
Alumni-founded company races past $50,000 goal in 11 minutes, hits $1 million in 25 hours.
Clark School researchers sweep three categories for 2013 Invention of the Year
Paper suggests the brain’s auditory, visual and somatosensory systems may have a similar functional hierarchical structure.
The research will develop a new framework for incorporating risk into sequential decision making under uncertainty.
Ghodssi is the eighth ISR faculty member to be so honored by the university.
Award will fund research into decentralization and parsimony for implementable control of massively interconnected systems.
Project will develop principles and algorithms for synthetic information nanosystems.
Undergraduate aerospace design team places second at NASA RASC-AL competition.
Wu is the seventh ISR faculty member to be so honored.
Professor has been elected to 15-member council for the National Technical University of Athens.
Ten undergrads from around the country give talks on their summer projects.
More than 20 undergraduate students participate in research projects sponsored by ECE and IREAP.
Book covers obsolescence forecasting methodologies, including forecasting tactics for hardware and software.
Students will develop interdisciplinary research projects in 10-week program.
Delegates meet with President Loh, Provost Wylie and other officials.
She is sixth ISR professor to be so honored.
She will be investigating “Dynamic Decision Making under Uncertainty and Partial Information.”
In unique collaboration, engineer and criminologist apply criminological concepts and research methods to study of cybercrime.
Engineer who revolutionized prognostics for electronics systems is inducted into Clark School's Innovation Hall of Fame.
NSF-sponsored research could lead to technologies such as optical computing, energy harvesting, sub-diffraction limit imaging and invisibility cloaking.
ISR's Michael Ball and David Lovell lead the University of Maryland NEXTOR II team.
Awards given to faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students.
Projects highlight Maryland Robotics Center research.
Cohen joins Liu, Fu, Marcus and McAvoy as fifth ISR professor honored with the award.
"Model-based Evolutionary Optimization" presents a new framework for solving global optimization problems.
In breakthrough batteries, virally structured nano-electrodes boost energy capacity 10-fold.
ECE Ph.D. student Yongqiang Wang received the INFORMS Computing Society (ICS) 2010 Student Paper Award.
Professor & alumnus will present a plan for a speech extraction technology for voice communications.
'A Numerical Method for Financial Decision Problems under Stochastic Volatility' is honored at the Winter Simulation Conference.
The resulting algorithms will be tested on problems in industries from telecommunications to manufacturing to finance.
Research will make theoretical and practical advances in simulation optimization.
Congratulations to our ISR-affiliated doctoral graduates!
Student of Steve Marcus and Michael Fu wins third place for her research.
ECE Ph.D. candidate will serve as Assistant Professor in Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering.
Maryland NanoCenter researchers create new device to store electrical energy.
ISR grad student is advised by Steve Marcus and Michael Fu.
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.
Five posters selected for $500 research support prize.
Twenty-seven ECE faculty members honored, representing 1/8 of researchers recognized university-wide.
He is honored for contributions to stochastic gradient estimation and simulation optimization.
ISR faculty member is co-director of NEXTOR.
He talks with us about applying systems concepts in the business world.
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.
Liu joins Fu, Marcus and McAvoy as fourth ISR professor honored with the award in the past decade.
Ph.D. candidate joins Applied Mathematics and Statistics Department
"Cognitive Architecture for Reasoning about Adversaries" team also includes ISR's Michael Fu
Ball, Fu, Abed and Subrahmanian are principal investigators
Professor has been named a 2004-2005 Distinguished Scholar-Teacher
Dr. Inn Ho Jee and five new postdoctoral researchers are welcomed
Faculty team to develop, widely disseminate, and evaluate an information-centric systems engineering curriculum