The University of Maryland had a record-breaking research year, bringing in a total of $834M in awards for research and other sponsored activities in fiscal year 2023. This is the highest total ever, an increase of 23% — more than $157 million — over the previous year.
UMD to Lead New $20M NSF Institute for Trustworthy AI in Law and Society
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The University of Maryland will lead a multi-institutional effort supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) that will develop new AI technologies designed to promote trust and mitigate risks, while simultaneously empowering and educating a public increasingly fascinated by the recent rise of eerily human-seeming applications like ChatGPT.
Key Research Areas
A global leader in the study of climate change, with faculty experts working across disciplines to understand the intersections of ecosystems, energy, human health and sustainable development and their collective environmental impact.
The University of Maryland is at the forefront of quantum research and innovation, and is committed to becoming the Capital of Quantum. Our quantum experts, including a Nobel laureate, are working with experts in engineering, computer science, innovation, entrepreneurship and business to advance this area in ways that will help define our nation’s—and the world’s—future.
AI and Data Science
Data science and AI are making a significant impact in a number of sectors, including industry, government, health, and media. The University of Maryland has world-class expertise in these areas, including: machine learning, statistics, data visualization, natural language processing, algorithms, social scientific theory and analysis, and others.
As one of the nation’s leading research universities, the University of Maryland is well positioned to advance and translate public health knowledge to improve health and well-being. Faculty and students are involved in a broad range of scientific endeavors and research centers whose focus spans from the cellular to the societal level.
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The University of Maryland Strategic Partnership
MPowering the State (MPower) is a collaboration between the state of Maryland’s two most powerful public research engines: the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) and the University of Maryland, College Park — to strengthen and serve the state of Maryland and its citizens. Since its creation in 2012, MPower has fostered hundreds of collaborations from across both institutions that are growing Maryland’s innovation economy, advancing interdisciplinary research, increasing educational benefits, and addressing the state’s most critical issues.Visit the MPowering the State Website