Fueled by $31M gift from Oculus co-founder and CEO, new center will advance revolutionary research


The University of Maryland celebrates today the groundbreaking of the Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Innovation, a new building designed for future-focused developments in computer vision, robotics, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, augmented reality, and new computing platforms. The Iribe Center anchors the Michael Antonov Auditorium and the Andrew Reisse Park, two features named for Oculus co-founders.

“This remarkable building will transform inspiration into new knowledge and innovation,” said University of Maryland President Wallace D. Loh. “We have tremendous faculty and student talent in...

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