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UC San Diego students attend the 5th best public university in the world, according to U.S. News & World Report. Oct 24, 2017
UC San Diego Among Top Universities Worldwide in Computer Science
The University of California San Diego has been named the globe’s 16th best university by U.S. News and World Report.…Read more
CSE assistant professor Melissa Gymrek honored with NIH High-Risk, High Reward Research Award. Oct 12, 2017
CSE Professor Receives National High-Risk, High-Reward Research Award
A UC San Diego professor who splits her time between the Computer Science and Engineering department and the School of…Read more
CSE Prof. Stefan Savage awarded a MacArthur 'genius' grant for his work in cyber security. Oct 11, 2017
UC San Diego Cybersecurity Expert Stefan Savage Receives Prestigious MacArthur 'Genius' Award
Stefan Savage, a renowned cybersecurity expert and professor of computer science at the University of California San…Read more
CSE launches Introduction to Genomic Data Science on the edX online learning platform on Oct. 15. Oct 11, 2017
UC San Diego, edX Launch First Adaptive Online Course to Teach Bioinformatics
Three years ago, UC San Diego computer science professor Pavel Pevzner predicted that today’s massive open online…Read more
Northwestern University computer scientist Haoqi Zhang kicks off the Design@Large lecture series in CSE on October 4. Oct 1, 2017
CSE Hosts Fall 2017 Design@Large Lecture Series on Human-Centered Computational Tools
This week the Design Lab at UC San Diego will launch the latest edition of its Design@Large lecture series. For the…Read more
CSE faculty Tajana Rosing and Rob Knight are co-directing the AI for Health Living Center at UC San Diego with counterparts at IBM. Sep 28, 2017
CSE Faculty Front and Center in New UC San Diego-IBM Artificial Intelligence Center
IBM and the University of California San Diego have announced a multi-year project to enhance quality of…Read more
Turing Memorial Scholarship recipient Sothyrak (Tee) Srey (right) with CNS associate director George Porter Sep 28, 2017
Alan Turing Memorial Scholarship Celebrates Diversity in Computer Science
Sothyrak (Tee) Srey’s voice fills with excitement when he recalls the day he learned he had been awarded the Alan…Read more
Robot perception using salient depth partitioning developed in Laurel Riek's lab in CSE. Sep 26, 2017
Computer Scientists Present Findings on Computer Vision and Object Detection at IROS 2017
Better methods for computer vision and object detection are among the innovations presented by CSE and other robotics…Read more
Quang Bach is one of two new lecturers in CSE in the 2017-2018 academic year. Sep 19, 2017
CSE Recruits 15 Lecturers to Help Teach Undergraduates in 2017-2018
According to CSE assistant teaching professor Mia Minnes, who chairs the department's recruiting committee for…Read more
CSE Ph.D. candidate Viraj Deshpande defends his dissertation in bioinformatics on Sept. 20. Sep 15, 2017
Ph.D. Candidate to Defend Dissertation on Computational Methods to Study Genomic Structure and Structural Variation
CSE Ph.D. candidate Viraj Deshpande will stage the final defense of his doctoral dissertation on September 20 at 10am…Read more
Former CSE chair Rajesh Gupta interviewed on upcoming data-science programs at UC San Diego. Sep 12, 2017
Newspaper Features UC Responses to Demand for Data Science Education
The San Francisco Chronicle published a feature article on September 5 on how “universities rush to add data science…Read more
CSE alumnus Tadayoshi Kohno is now a professor of computer science at University of Washington. Sep 5, 2017
CSE Alumnus Works on Potential Road-Sign Threat to Self-Driving Cars
CSE alumnus Tadayoshi Kohno (Ph.D. ’06), now a professor of computer science and engineering at the University of…Read more
UC San Diego is #5 among global public universities according to World University Rankings for 2018. Sep 4, 2017
Times Higher Education Ranks UC San Diego #5 Best Public University in the World
UC San Diego has netted the #5 spot in the UK-based Times Higher Education ranking of the globe’s best public…Read more
Two UC San Diego online course specializations are featured on Coursera's list of top programs in CS and data engineering. Sep 1, 2017
Coursera Promotes UC San Diego Online Courses in CS and Data Engineering
Two of Coursera's four top specializations in computer  science and data engineering were developed with …Read more
Uncertain environments like this hospital emergency department make it difficult for staff to team with robots. Aug 28, 2017
NSF Funds CSE Professor to Model Human-Robot Teamwork in Uncertain Environments
Laurel Riek, associate professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of California San Diego, will…Read more
Nearly 20,000 UC San Diego students volunteers over three million hours of community service annually. Aug 28, 2017
UC San Diego Ranked #2 Nationwide for Serving the Public Interest
The magazine Washington Monthly has named the University of California San Diego the second ranked public university in…Read more
CSE faculty-affiliate Falko Kuester leads drone 3D modeling of Geisel Library. Aug 25, 2017
Drone Truthing Makes Geisel Library a Test Case
A team of researchers from across UC San Diego is developing a new approach for detecting damage to buildings during…Read more
CSE Ph.D. student Scott Davidson presents Celerity system on chip at HOTCHIPS 2017 in Cupertino, CA. Aug 24, 2017
Students Complete 'Arguably Most Complex Chip Ever Created in Academia'
On Monday, August 21 at the 2017 IEEE/ACM Hot Chips Symposium on High Performance Chips (HOTCHIPS), researchers from…Read more
Prof. Rob Knight co-leads the Microbiome Immunity Project, and invites the public to get involved. Aug 24, 2017
Help UC San Diego Scientists Study Link between Body Bacteria and Autoimmune Diseases
The public's help is being enlisted in the Microbiome Immunity Project, what's thought to be the biggest study to date…Read more
Incoming 1st-year M.S. student Samer Sabri Aug 23, 2017
Incoming Grad Student Co-Authors Guide to "Machine Learning for Humans"
Samer Sabri is an incoming first-year M.S. student in Computer Science at the University of California San Diego. He is…Read more