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Innovation @ UMD

March 25
UMD Researchers Use Simulation Tool to Observe Molecular Behavior
New approach delivers “unprecedented levels of atomistic detail.” 
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March 11
Maryland Energy Innovation Institute leads U.S. Side of an $18.4 M Energy Storage Research Grant Awarded to U.S.-Israel Energy Center
Maryland Energy Innovation Institute leads U.S. half of new joint U.S.-Israel energy storage technology development consortium
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January 29
Universities, National Labs and Corporations Create New Alliance to Accelerate Maryland's Leadership in Quantum Science
The Maryland Quantum Alliance will strengthen the region’s lead in the quantum revolution. 
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January 24
UMD-led Study Named Most Impactful Paper Published in the Journal Science in 2019
American Association for the Advancement of Science awards Newcomb Cleveland prize to study of transgenic fungus designed to control malaria-carrying mosquito populations in West Africa.
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January 3
UMD Part of New U.S. Alliance for Quantum Information
The U.S. has launched the Quantum Information Edge alliance to advance quantum computing R&D for breakthrough science.
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December 4
New Report Sets Keys to Success for Maryland Clean Energy Economy
Comprehensive report on the future of clean energy innovation in Maryland delivered to Governor Hogan 
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December 3
Two University of Maryland Engineers Named 2019 Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors
New fellows are latest of six UMD faculty recognized by NAI for ‘prolific spirit of innovation’ 
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November 29
UMD-Led Team Creates Novel Material that Potentially Offers an Efficient, Eco-Friendly Advance in Cooling Technology
Work by UMD’s Ichiro Takeuchi and team to create novel green cooling material is featured in the journal Science
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November 27
Two UMD Scientists Named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Ellen D. Williams, Distinguished University Professor of Physics and John R. Townshend, Research Professor/Emeritus Professor of Geographical Sciences named 2019 AAAS Fellows
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November 11
Study Reveals How Two Strains of One Bacterium Combine to Cause Flesh-Eating Infection
 An international team including University of Maryland scientists revealed how genetic variations in a single species of bacteria can amplify infection.
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October 7
Rare “Lazarus Superconductivity” Observed in Promising, Rediscovered Material
In a uranium-based compound once dismissed as uninteresting, scientists watched superconductivity arise, disappear, then return under the influence of high magnetic fields 
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September 10
UMD Scientists Discover Hidden Differences May Help Cells Evade Drug Therapy
The discovery suggests “functional mosaicism” could explain some antibiotic resistance and cancer relapse
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August 22
University of Maryland Launches Quantum Technology Center
The new research center will catalyze the development of high-impact quantum technologies
Humans and computers joint create AI stumping trivia questions then compete to answer them August 7
Seeing How Computers ‘Think’ When Answering Questions Can Lead to More Intelligent Machines Say UMD Researchers
 University of Maryland researchers created 1,213 questions in collaboration with computers to identify flaws in machine-learning language models
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August 5
UMD Researchers Are Awarded $1.5M Grant to Understand Social Media Information Campaigns
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