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Jun 25, 2020
Awards for Excellence Honor Student Achievements

Each spring during commencement, CSE honors students for their contributions to research, teaching, service and leadership and diversity. This year was no different. “We have outstanding students, and I am so proud of all that they have accomplished,” said outgoing CSE Chair Dean Tullsen. “They...Read More


Professor Mia Minnes

Jun 17, 2020
Mia Minnes Honored for Distinguished Teaching by UC San Diego Academic Senate

Computer Science and Engineering Associate Teaching Professor Mia Minnes has received the prestigious Distinguished Teaching Award from the UC San Diego Academic Senate. This university-wide award, given to only five members of the Academic Senate, recognizes Minnes’s commitment to excellence in...Read More


Christine Alvarado

Jun 15, 2020
Christine Alvarado Honored for Outstanding Teaching

The graduating seniors of Warren College chose Christine Alvarado, the Jacobs School of Engineering Associate Dean for Students and CSE Teaching Professor, to receive the 2020 Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award, which was presented to her during the virtual graduation ceremony on June 13. (Her...Read More


Pioneering scientist and innovator Larry Smarr retires

Jun 11, 2020
Pioneering Scientist and Innovator Larry Smarr Retires

After 20 years at UC San Diego, Larry Smarr will step down as the director of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) and retire as a distinguished professor from the Jacobs School of Engineering’s Computer Science and Engineering Department at the end of...Read More


Weiyang Wang

Jun 11, 2020
Award for Excellence in Computer Science and Engineering

Weiyang Wang is obsessed with solving complex problems, which is why he decided to double major in computer science and physics. He spent the majority of his time at UC San Diego conducting circuit-switching research under Professor Alex Snoeren, an experience that helped him discover his interests...Read More


Michael Barrow

Jun 9, 2020
Extending our Computer Vision

At the CSE Winter Research Open House earlier this year, PhD student Michael Barrow was honored for producing the best industry poster: Data Driven Tissue Models for Surgical Image Guidance. But like much research, getting to this accolade was quite a journey. Barrow came relatively late to...Read More


Students tacking

Jun 5, 2020
Students Poised to Tackle Environmental Challenges in ‘Hacking for the Oceans’ Course

A new course offering at UC San Diego is providing students with the tools and training to tackle real-world problems facing the ocean environment. Launched in the spring of 2020, Hacking for the Oceans is a solutions-focused class led by marine scientists Eric Terrill and Sophia Merrifield at...Read More


CSE Chair Dean Tullsen

Jun 3, 2020
International Symposium on Computer Architecture Honors Scientists for Paper’s Lasting Impact

The International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA) is honoring a paper by UC San Diego Computer Science and Engineering Department Chair Dean Tullsen — along with Rakesh Kumar, then a PhD student at UC San Diego and first author on the paper, and Victor Zyuban — with the 2020...Read More


UC San Diego researchers partner with experts in Mexico on medical, economic and social solutions during the pandemic

Jun 2, 2020
A Cross-Border Approach to Tackling COVID-19

Located just 30 miles from the U.S.-Mexico border, the University of California San Diego is a critical partner in supporting a binational response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The crisis has spurred action among faculty, researchers and students at UC San Diego. Their partnership with Mexico ranges...Read More


Professor Pavel Pevzner

Jun 1, 2020
New Genome Assembler Simplifies Viral Sequencing

Computer scientists at UC San Diego and Saint Petersburg State University have developed a new approach to genome assembly that will help scientists identify new viruses in complex samples. The technique, called metaviralSPAdes, allows researchers and clinicians to delineate a single viral genome,...Read More