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Maria Herd M.A. ’19


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Project Aims to Convey Big Data With Sound and Touch

NSF-Funded Research Would Expand Employment, Education Opportunities for Blind Data Users

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Where-able Sensors

Researchers’ Robotic Activity Sensor System Travels Around Your Body to Optimize Monitoring

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System Breaks Down Barriers for Blind Web Designers

Computer Science Researchers’ Touch, Audio-based Interface Provides Autonomy and Accessibility

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Researcher Awarded $1M From NASA to Develop Disease Forecasting Center and App

Rita Colwell’s Distinguished Career Culminates in Project Predicting and Preventing Cholera

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Can a Strategy Game Help AI Learn to Spot Scammers?

Researchers Awarded $1M to Support U.S. Military’s Cybersecurity Fight

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Expanding Data Science Beyond Visualization

$2M in State Funding Supports Work Expanding Access to Field for the Visually Impaired

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Optimizing Facebook Notifications Pumped Up Blood Donations

Machine Learning Researchers’ Algorithm Could Help Increase Global Supply of a Precious Resource

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Research Team Taps AI for Better Cardio Care

Technique Could Allow Doctors, Patients to Match ‘Gold Standard’ Monitoring at Home

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UMD Researchers Find Sex Workers Vulnerable to Digital Dangers

Better Tools Needed to Stop Online Stalking, Harassment of Vulnerable Populations

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Researchers Record Brain Waves to Measure ‘Cybersickness’

Better Understanding of VR-Induced Discomfort Could Broaden Tech’s Reach

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Making Public Transit Work for All

$2.35M NSF Grant Aims to Ease Transportation for Low-income Baltimore Neighborhoods

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New Major Immerses Students in Coding and Creativity

First Introductory Course Offered This Fall, Two More Expected Next Spring

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