News & Events

We use the UMBC group umbc-ai to share news about AI research, events, and opportunities at UMBC. UMBC faculty, staff, and students can join the group to receive email messages. Anyone can view past news on the group or on the AI.UMBC.EDU website. Below are short summaries of recent messages from the UMBC AI Center.



Machine Learning for Bioprocess Sensor Innovation

UMBC's Prof. Govind Rao interviewed for GEN News article

UMBC Professor Govind Rao, was interviewed for an article on Machine Learning for Bioprocess Sensor Innovation in Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News on the use of machine learning for...

Posted: April 15, 2024, 4:34 PM

Talk: Learning to Synthesize Images, 4-5:15pm ET, Wed. 4/17

Advances in Perception, Prediction & Reasoning seminar

Learning to Synthesize Images with Multimodal and Hierarchical Inputs Yu Zeng, JHU April 17, 2024 4:00 – 5:15 PM ENGR 231, UMBC or Webex In recent years, image synthesis and manipulation...

Posted: April 15, 2024, 8:44 AM

UMBC Prof. Lara Martin video on Neurosymbolic AI and LLMs

How I Learned to Stop Worrying & Love Large Language Models

UMBC professor Lara Martin gave a presentation recently at the JHU Center for Language & Speech Processing (CLSP). Her talk, Neurosymbolic AI or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the...

Posted: April 12, 2024, 11:52 AM

Talk: GeoAI for Social Good, 12-1pm ET Wed. April 10

Lean how Geospatial Artificial Intelligence is being applied

GeoAI for Social Good Dr. Raju Vatsavai North Carolina State University 12-1pm ET Wednesday, April 10, 2024, online Several decades of research have led to current advances in...

Posted: April 9, 2024, 7:49 AM

AI talks at COEIT Research Day, 10:30-12:30, Friday April 19

Six talks on current AI research at UMBC

The UMBC College of Engineering and Information Technology (COEIT) Research Day event takes place from 9:00 am  to 3:00 pm on Friday, April 19, 2024. Parallel sessions of talks on COEIT research...

Posted: April 8, 2024, 10:38 AM

Talk: Influencing Societies via Narrative Construction, 4/12

Dr. Anupam Joshi on misinformation, disinformation & LLMs

The UMBC Cyber Defense Lab presents Shaping Opinion and Influencing Societies through Narrative Construction Anupam Joshi CSEE Professor and Acting CoEIT Dean 12–1pm, Friday, April...

Posted: April 7, 2024, 3:18 PM

AI, Privacy & Ethics Symposium, Dr. Ray Pun, 12-1 ET Mon 4/8

The Librarian is In: Q&A with Ray Pun on All Things AI

Please join the UMBC Library staff as they interview Dr. Ray Pun on all things AI! Do you have any burning questions about ChatGPT and other LLMs? What does the current landscape in libraries and...

Posted: April 5, 2024, 10:22 AM

UMBC & GESTAR II hosted UN-ITU Focus Group's annual workshop

Focus on AI methods and use-cases for disaster management

The United Nations International Telecommunications Union (UN-ITU) Focus Group on AI for Natural Disaster Management scheduled its annual international workshop. This year, NASA’s Disasters...

Posted: April 5, 2024, 9:06 AM

Talk: What Does Language Do and What Can We Do With It?

Dr. Christine Mallinson Lipitz Lecture, 4pm April 18, UMBC

What Does Language Do and What Can We Do With It? Language is essential to humanity. How we use language is a key part of how we define ourselves and how we relate to each other, as individuals...

Posted: April 4, 2024, 9:34 AM