If you’ve ever clicked on a link on the web, settled down for an epic shootout in one of the biggest video games of all time, used an online map or enjoyed autopilot-like features in a latest-generation car, you’ve benefited from the University of Maryland’s long history of research and innovation in computing.

“These amazing Terp pioneers have infused computing into every corner of society,” said Amitabh Varshney, dean of the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences. “Their efforts have changed the world in unimaginably powerful ways.”

With the dedication of the new Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Engineering on Maryland Day, April 27, UMD is positioned to continue to lead in these high-tech areas.

Scroll through the slideshow below featuring some of the computing milestones, foundational research and internet advances—not to mention just plain frivolous fun—that have come from UMD so far: