A HackXR student participant working on his team's PlatformXR virtual reality project. PlatformXR encourages users new to the VR environment to explore what's possible in the virtual world. Photo credit Robin Xu/ UC San Diego VR Club Mar 13, 2018
UC San Diego Hosts Its First Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality Hackathon
By Betsy Meeker and Katherine Connor Anish Kannan, a fourth year computer science student at UC San Diego, had no…Read more
Student works on his VR application in CSE's Virtual Reality Lab. Jan 30, 2018
Students Launch Hackathon for Virtual, Mixed and Augmented Reality
Welcome to HackXR. The student-run Virtual Reality Club at the University of California San Diego is launching the…Read more
The UC San Diego online courses on edX teach out to use algorithms to decode graphs. Jan 29, 2018
UC San Diego Launches edX Online MicroMasters® in Algorithms and Data Structures
The online courses include Graph Algorithms as well as Graph Algorithms for Genome Sequencing and six more.…Read more
Computer Science alumnus Jee Manghani (B.S. '96) is now a candidate for Rancho Santa Fe School Board. Jan 29, 2018
CSE Alumnus Runs for School Board
UC San Diego computer science alumnus Jee Manghani (B.S. ’96), spent 20 years in commercial software development,…Read more
Ph.D. Candidate Jose Navas Molina set to defend his dissertation on microbiome visualization. Jan 23, 2018
Making Pipelines and Large Processing Microbial Community Studies Available to Any User, Any Time, Any Place
CSE Ph.D. Candidate José Navas Molina is set to be the first Computer Science student to stage the final defense of his…Read more
New paper shows methods to identify many more potential antibiotics in nature. Jan 22, 2018
New Algorithm Identifies Ten Times More Naturally Occurring Antibiotics than All Previous Studies
Drug resistance is a major concern worldwide. Many drugs, including antibiotics of ‘last resort’ such as vancomycin and…Read more
Oracle VP and CSE alumnus Shasank Chavan (B.S., M.S. '97, '98) to address Database group in CSE. Jan 17, 2018
CSE Alumnus from Oracle Addresses Database Researchers at UC San Diego
An early alumnus of the Computer Science and Engineering department will be back on campus Friday, January 19 to…Read more
CSE alumnus Matthew Der (Ph.D. '15) and colleagues sold their startup to Capital One. Jan 16, 2018
CSE Alumnus’s Startup Shows Tech Takeovers Happen Even in Smaller Markets
Just because he’s not in Silicon Valley or San Diego doesn’t mean that CSE alumnus Matthew Der (M.S., Ph.D. ’13, ’15)…Read more
Math-CS senior Orr Yakobi released from border detention as he awaits final decision on DACA status. Jan 13, 2018
Authorities Release UC San Diego Student Who Inadvertently Crossed Border with Mexico
A UC San Diego senior majoring in Mathematics-Computer Science spent five days in detention at the U.S.-Mexico…Read more
5th-year CS undergraduate Julia Len is runner-up for CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Research Awards. Jan 13, 2018
Computer Science Major Honored for Undergraduate Research in Applied Cryptography
Computer Science major Julia Len recently got word that she was a recipient of a prestigious award honoring…Read more
Signing MOU for research collaborations involving artificial intelligence and cyberinfrastructure between UCSD and Japan's AIST. Jan 12, 2018
U.S. and Japanese Research Institutions Sign Bilateral Memorandum of Understanding
The University of California San Diego and Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (…Read more
CSE alumnus Sheeraz Ahmad at Amazon encourages applications from CSE Ph.D. students in machine learning and more. Jan 8, 2018
Alumnus at Amazon Encourages Ph.D. Students to Apply for ML Internships
CSE alumnus Sheeraz Ahmad CSE alumnus Sheeraz Ahmad (Ph.D. ’15) focused on machine learning and its application in…Read more
CSE professor Kamalika Chaudhuri has several papers, invited talks and a tutorial at NIPS 2017. Dec 18, 2017
Strong UC San Diego CSE Presence at Machine Learning Conference
Faculty and students report on research in CSE, ECE, Psychology and Cognitive Science Part of the poster for NIPS…Read more
Tortuga Logic CEO and CSE alumnus Jason Oberg announces cash infusion for startup Tortuga Logic. Dec 15, 2017
CSE Alumni and Faculty Cofounders of Tortuga Logic Get Infusion of Capital
Tortuga Logic co-founder Ryan Kastner, also sits on the company's Board of Advisors. A company co-founded by CSE…Read more
Five UC San Diego LGBT+ undergrads from CSE and other departments attended oSTEM 2017 in Chicago in November. Dec 14, 2017
New UC San Diego Chapter Sends LGBT+ Delegates to oSTEM National Conference
Five undergrads, two faculty attend meeting to promote LGBT+ diversity in STEM fields   For the first time, a…Read more
CSE researchers build and test Tripwire, a tool to monitor when websites are hacked. Dec 12, 2017
Computer Scientists Develop Simple Tool to Detect Website Data Breach
Computer scientists have built and successfully tested a tool designed to detect when websites are hacked by monitoring…Read more
CSE professors Ravi Ramamoorthi, Alexander Vardy and Geoffrey M. Voelker elected ACM Fellows in 2017. Dec 11, 2017
Three UC San Diego Computer Scientists Elevated to Be ACM Fellows in Class of 2017
Three computer scientists from the Jacobs School of Engineering at the University of California San Diego have been…Read more
Ph.D. candidate Ilgweong Kang stages final defense of his doctoral dissertation. Dec 7, 2017
Computer Engineering Ph.D. Candidate Tackles VLSI Layout Design Automation
CSE Ph.D. candidate Ilgweon Kang is preparing for the final defense of his doctoral dissertation, which is scheduled…Read more
Undergraduate student teaches Preuss School students the joy of coding. Dec 7, 2017
CSE Alumna Teaches Undergrads to Teach the Joy of Coding
A group of high school students are huddled over one smart phone, poking at the screen and laughing. But in this class…Read more
CSE and Pediatrics assistant professor Debashis Sahoo reaches semifinals in Women's Safety XPRIZE contest. Dec 7, 2017
CSE and Pediatrics Professor Makes Semifinals for Women’s Safety XPRIZE
CSE and Pediatrics assistant professor Debashis Sahoo develops computational models for human cancer and uses them to…Read more