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GradWIC takes full advantage of UC San Diego’s proximity to La Jolla Shores by hosting beach bonfires with smores and more (June 2021).

Oct 22, 2021
Graduate Women in Computing Wins International Award to Boost Diversity and Engagement in CS

By Katie E. Ismael   The Graduate Women in Computing organization (GradWIC) at UC San Diego is one of seven universities in the world to be selected for this year’s Xilinx Women in Technology University Grant Program. The program seeks to increase the representation, participation, and...Read More


CSE professors Nadia Henninger and Lawrence Saul are part of the group that developed UC's recommendations on responsible use of AI.

Oct 20, 2021
UC adopts recommendations for the responsible use of artificial intelligence

The University of California has adopted a set of recommendations to guide the safe and responsible deployment of artificial intelligence in UC operations and three researchers at UC San Diego were involved with the effort.  UC becomes one of the first universities in the nation to establish...Read More


UC San Diego computer science professor William Griswold has received his second test of time award for work that has had a major impact on the field

Oct 19, 2021
Computer Scientist’s Work Passes the Test of Time, Again

UC San Diego computer science professor William Griswold has received his second test of time award for groundbreaking work. This time, he was honored by the Association Internationale pour les Technologies Objets (AITO) for his 2001 paper on the AspectJ programming language, an aspect-oriented...Read More


The group's effort will be headed by Deian Stefan, a CSE assistant professor.

Oct 13, 2021
Computer Scientists Part of NSF Grant to Make Browsers Safer

By Ioana Patringenaru   Computer scientists at the University of California San Diego are part of a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to make web browsers safer.  At UC San Diego, the effort will be headed by Deian Stefan, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer...Read More


CSE researchers are studying which factors most impact student success in early computing courses.

Oct 13, 2021
CSE Researchers Show Low-performing CS Students Face Wide Array of Struggles

By Katherine Connor Computer science researchers at UC San Diego conducted a broad student experience survey to learn which factors most impact student success in early computing courses, a field that has historically seen high failure rates and poor student retention. They found that lower...Read More


Stefan Savage, a professor in the UC San Diego Department of Computer Science and Engineering, is part of a team receiving the Golden Goose Award from AAAS

Sep 22, 2021
CSE and UW Computer Scientists Honored for Their Work Discovering That Cars are Vulnerable to Hacking

Many people think of cars as a series of mechanical parts that — hopefully — work together to   take us places, but that's not the whole story.  Inside most modern cars is a network of computers, called "electronic control units," that control all the systems and communicate with each...Read More


New CSE Assistant Professor Jingbo Shang

Sep 22, 2021
Jingbo Shang: Helping Machines and Students Outperform

By Josh Baxt   When new UC San Diego Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Assistant Professor Jingbo Shang was in fifth grade, he entered a computer programming competition in his hometown, his first foray into computer science. He was using Pascal, a computer language co-developed in the...Read More


The Jacobs School of Engineering at UC San Diego

Sep 16, 2021
Bioinformatics Undergrad Program Ranked First in the Nation

By Ioana Patringenaru Three undergraduate academic programs at the Jacobs School of Engineering were ranked in the top 10 programs for undergraduates in rankings released Sept. 13, 2021 by U.S. News and World Report.  The biocomputing, bioinformatics and biotechnology program, a multidisciplinary...Read More


CSE Professor Tajana Rosing is a co-PI on the project to prototype the National Research Platform (NRP), an actual information superhighway.

Sep 14, 2021
$5 Million NSF Grant Supports Data-Friendly Research Platform

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) has received a $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure to prototype the National Research Platform (NRP), an actual information superhighway. Several members of the UC San Diego Computer Science and...Read More


OpenRooms creates photorealistic synthetic scenes from input images or scans, with unprecedented control over shape, materials and lighting.

Sep 9, 2021
The Beauty of OpenRooms

Computer scientists at the University of California San Diego have released a new framework called OpenRooms. Freely available to everyone, this new dataset and tools will help users manipulate objects, materials, lighting and other properties in indoor 3D scenes to advance augmented reality and...Read More