Research News

Research News News

Press Release: Naeemul Hassan Awarded $228,000 NSF Grant For Collaborative Project

  • Dr. Naeemul Hassan and collaborators aim to design and develop computational models to automatically detect video clickbait. 

David Weintrop Awarded Prestigious National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • Dr. David Weintrop receives $70K award to integrate computing and the powerful ideas of computer science into classrooms.

Medium: What to Expect When Non-Experts Train AI

  • Research on machine teaching in which non-experts teach a model through a teachable interface.

Medium: Engaging the Commons in Participatory Sensing

  • Research on participatory sensing, the practice of using human participants to gather data on their mobile devices from their environment that can be shared.

Medium: HCIL 2019-2020 News Roundup

  • UMD Human-Computer Interaction Lab’s (HCIL) 2019-2020 accomplishments

Medium: Devices All The Way Down

  • Professor and Director of the HCIL, Niklas Elmqvist, reflects on his NSF Career Project.

Medium: Approaches Matter

  • Researching how technology can be used for active engagement to help people with dementia.

Digital Privacy News: Ease of Voice Recognition Technology Brings Great Risks, featuring Jessica Vitak

  • Technology creates additional convenience for users, it poses a threat to their privacy.

School Library Journal: COVID-19 Is an Opportunity to Rethink Youth Librarianship | Reimagining Libraries, featuring Mega Subramaniam

  • Discusses how libraries have adapted to continue serving their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

MLIS Students Get Hands-on Experience Digitizing Documents

  • MLIS students specializing in Archives and Digital Curation seek hands-on experience digitizing historic material.