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Poster session for Early Research Scholars Program in CSE. Aug 21, 2017
Expanding the Pipeline Via CSE's Early Research Scholars Program
In the August 2017 issue of Computing Research News, published by the Computing Research Association (CRA), CSE…Read more
Linking advertising to Bitcoin transactions in KDD 2017 paper Aug 21, 2017
Computer Scientists Develop Automated Tools to Uncover Advertising by Human Traffickers
Organizers of the 23rd ACM Special Interest Group on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (SIGKDD) just wrapped up their…Read more
CSE and other UC San Diego alumni now employed at Cognex advanced R&D group in San Diego. Aug 18, 2017
$100,000 Gift from Cognex Supports Research at Intersection of Deep Learning and 3D Image Reconstruction
The University of California San Diego has received a $100,000 gift from Cognex Corporation, a leader in…Read more
CSE lecturer Ilkay Altintas is also Chief Data Science Officer at SDSC. Aug 18, 2017
CSE Lecturer Honored for Research Leadership in Scientific and Technical Computing
The ACM Special Interest Group on High-Performance Computing (SIGHPC) gives an award every other year to single out a…Read more
Diagram re: effectiveness of mitigations against floating-point timing channels Aug 18, 2017
CSE Ph.D. and Faculty Presence at USENIX Security Symposium 2017
The 26th USENIX Security Symposium took place Aug. 16-18 in Vancouver, Canada, and security researchers in the CSE…Read more
CSE prof. Geoffrey Voelker (right) accepts USENIX Security Test of Time Award on Aug. 16. Aug 16, 2017
Computer Security Experts Honored for Research that Stands the Test of Time
Denial of service attacks (DoS) have crippled even the likes of Google and Amazon in recent years, topping at a…Read more
CSE and CogSci professor Scott Klemmer is among co-PIs on new project to improve data-centric programming education of incoming grad students. Aug 14, 2017
Design Lab Faculty to Launch NSF-Funded Graduate Education Project
On September 1, the Design Lab at UC San Diego will launch a new project to help teach incoming graduate students how…Read more
University College London professor Ilya Sergey presented on Dependent Types for Compositional Verification of Distributed Systems at CSE on Aug. 11. Aug 13, 2017
Extending State-of-Art Techniques for Concurrency Verification to Distributed Setting
Professor Ilya Sergey, a lecturer in computer science at University College London in the UK was on campus Friday…Read more
CSE alumnus Zachary Tatlock featured in Communications of the ACM article on program verification. Aug 13, 2017
CSE-Trained Expert on Program Verification Featured in Communications of the ACM
CSE alumnus Zachary Tatlock (Ph.D. '14) is now a professor of computer science at the University of Washington. In an…Read more
CSE professor Sicun Gao launches new course this fall in Automated Reasoning in AI. Aug 11, 2017
New Graduate Course in Automated Reasoning in Artificial Intelligence
CSE professor Sicun Gao This fall CSE professor Sicun Gao -- who joined the faculty July 1 from a postdoctoral…Read more
CSE associate adjunct professor Jurgen Schulze to speak at SD Public Library. Aug 10, 2017
Virtual Reality in the Classroom
Mark your calendars. That's when CSE associate adjunct professor Jurgen Schulze, who teaches both computer graphics and…Read more
CSE and Pediatrics professor Rob Knight shares in Massry Prize for microbiome research advances. Aug 9, 2017
Massry Prize Honors Microbiome Research Pioneers
Microbiome researcher Rob Knight, a professor with dual appointments in the Pediatrics as well as Computer…Read more
CSE Tritons team return from first-ever participation in RoboCup@Home competition in Japan. Aug 4, 2017
CSE and Contextual Robotics Team Returns from First-Ever Appearance at RoboCup@Home Competition
Poster for the 2017 RoboCup competitions, which included RoboCup@Home It was the first time a team from UC San Diego…Read more
Alumnus Iman Sadeghi creates 3D avatar from selfie in seconds. Aug 4, 2017
CSE Alumnus Demonstrates Rapid but Realistic 3D Avatar Creation
Alumnus Iman Sadeghi at SIGGRAPH CSE alumnus Iman Sadeghi (M.S., Ph.D. ’08, ’11), who did his dissertation in…Read more
Tiancheng Sun joins CSE Ph.D. program this fall after winning the SIGGRAPH Student Research Competition. Aug 4, 2017
En Route to UC San Diego, Chinese Undergraduate Wins Award at SIGGRAPH 2017 – in Absentia
This fall, an undergraduate alumnus from China’s Tsinghua University will be joining the Computer Science and…Read more
New faculty hire Jishen Zhao will join the CSE department in January 2018. Aug 3, 2017
New Computer Engineering Professor Crosses Fields of Computer Architecture and System Software
She won’t take up her new assistant professorship at the University of California San Diego until January, but Jishen…Read more
CSE professor Ravi Ramamoorthi is a finalist of 2017 edX Prize for online teaching and learning. Aug 2, 2017
Professor Behind Online Computer Graphics Course among Finalists for 2017 edX Prize
For the second year in a row, CSE professor Ravi Ramamoorthi -- who holds the Ronald L. Graham Chair of Computer…Read more
Rapid growth in ransomware attacks as tracked in a Google-led study with UC San Diego and NYU. Jul 28, 2017
With Help from UC San Diego Grad Student, Google Estimates $25 Million in Ransomware Payouts
$25,253,505. That is the best estimate to date of how much money was paid by victims of ransomware attacks in the…Read more
Data on enhanced performance of Pacific Research Network. Jul 27, 2017
NSF Approves Proposal for Machine Learning Cyberinfrastructure
Effective October 1, 2017, CSE Professor and Calit2 Director Larry Smarr will become Principal Investigator on a new…Read more
CSE professor Gary Cottrell elected Fellow of Cognitive Science Society in 2017. Jul 26, 2017
CSE Professor Honored for Cognitive Science Contributions
Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) professor Gary Cottrell calls himself "a cognitive scientist collecting a…Read more