CBCB Graduate Student Receives 2019 Outstanding Graduate Assistant Award

Tue Jul 23, 2019

Brian Brubach, a graduating computer science doctoral student working in the Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (CBCB), is the recipient of the 2019 Graduate School Outstanding Graduate Assistant (GA) Award.

This award recognizes the “outstanding contributions that these GAs provide to students, faculty, departments, administrative units, and the University as a whole.”

He is also a 2019 finalist for the UMD Graduate Student Distinguished Service Award, which celebrates graduate students who have made outstanding contributions to the University community in the areas of service, involvement, leadership and scholarship.

Brubach’s research interests include algorithms and theoretical computer science, bioinformatics, e-commerce, and fairness in machine learning.

He is co-advised by Aravind Srinivasan, a professor of computer science with an appointment in the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS), and Mihai Pop, a professor of computer science and director of UMIACS.