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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
Computer science rankings from ARWU Jul 25, 2017
CSE Ranks #14 among U.S. Programs in Computer Science and Engineering
The Computer Science and Engineering program at UC San Diego now ranks #14 in the nation, and #40 worldwide, according…Read more
A vision technique for deblurring is one of many topics among 20 UC San Diego papers at CVPR 2017. Jul 19, 2017
Center for Visual Computing Has Major Presence at Upcoming Computer Vision Conference
Computer vision researchers from the University of California San Diego will have a major presence at the IEEE…Read more
CSE assistant professor Ndapa Nakashole speaks at Comic-Con 2017. Jul 18, 2017
CSE Professor Separates AI Fact from Fiction at San Diego Comic-Con
San Diego Comic-Con 2017 gets underway on Thursday, July 20, and while a lot of students and some faculty from CSE will…Read more
CSE professor Hao Su works ine computer vision, computer graphics, machine learning and robotics. Jul 17, 2017
At Intersection of Visual Computing and Robotics, New Professor Joins UC San Diego Faculty
Effective July 1, Dr. Hao Su joined the Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) department as a tenure-track assistant…Read more
High school students in COSMOS program learn about Computers in Everyday Life. Jul 14, 2017
High School Students Get a Taste of Studying Computer Science at UC San Diego
Many of the students studying and living on campus this month look decidedly younger than usual for the University of…Read more
September 11, 2017 SBIR Road Tour comes to San Diego, hosted by UC San Diego OIC and BIOCOM. Jul 12, 2017
Opportunity for UC San Diego Researchers to Collaborate with Small Business to Win Federal Funding
In September, San Diego will be one of the stops for a national outreach effort undertaken by federal agencies to make…Read more
15 CSE Ph.D. graduates from CNS labs finish out their final 2016-2017 academic year. Jul 7, 2017
CSE Graduate Students in Center for Networked Systems End Academic Year with Ph.D. Degrees and New Jobs
As of early July, 15 Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Ph.D. candidates affiliated with the Center for Networked…Read more
Grad students Ariana Mirian and Stephanie Chen receive CNS Travel Grants to Grace Hopper Celebration. Jul 5, 2017
Research Center Awards Travel Grants to Two Graduate Students in Computer Science
For female students in particular, attending the annual Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing can be a…Read more
CSE alumnus Pavan Kumar is CTO of Cocoon Cam, which just raised $4MN in Series A funding from investors. Jun 29, 2017
High-Tech Baby Monitor Company Cofounded by Alumnus Raises $4MN
Cocoon Cam, a computer-vision-based baby monitor company co-founded by CSE alumnus Pavan Kumar (M.S. Computer Science '…Read more
Soon-to-be CSE alumnus Tianyin Xu expects to complete his Ph.D. in August. Jun 28, 2017
CSE Ph.D. Candidate Accepts Tenure-Track Faculty Position at University of Illinois
When he graduated from China’s Nanjing University, Tianyin Xu was turned down by 24 graduate schools in the United…Read more
CSE Ph.D. candidate Panagiotis Vekris defends his dissertation on July 7. Jun 26, 2017
Ph.D. Candidate Defends Dissertation on Precise Type Checking for JavaScript
CSE Ph.D. candidate Panagiotis Vekris (M.S. '14) has spent nearly six years doing graduate research on programming…Read more
CSE professor Rajesh Gupta welcomes partnership with Tech San Diego. Jun 23, 2017
CSE Professor Welcomes New Partnership with Tech San Diego
There's a new office in San Diego to help find more interns and full-time employees for technology companies from among…Read more
VR app Lightsaber Training gives players opportunity to train like a Jedi. Jun 22, 2017
Student Teams Develop Virtual Reality Programs to Showcase VR Technology Devices
Elegant Japanese dojo is the setting of the cooperative game "Fruit Samurai VR" as players toss fruit for another…Read more
CSE Prof. Shachar Lovett is eliciting topics for UC San Diego's next Theory workshop in January 2018. Jun 22, 2017
CSE Searching for Important Trend in Theory for January Event at UC San Diego
CSE Prof. Shachar Lovett is eliciting recommendations for a topical subject on which to organize a workshop or winter…Read more
Three of six CSE alumni who attended DATE 2017 in March; all are now tenured faculty at major universities Jun 21, 2017
At a Glance, CSE Ph.D. Alumni Have Impressive Presence at International Conference
It's a picture worth the proverbial thousand words, but we'll try to tell the story in fewer (words). In late March,…Read more