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Nov 21, 2019

I Sit in the Red Chair Because…

They came in droves to sit in the Red Chair–graduate students, undergrads, faculty, staff, deans, the chancellor. They came to express their thoughts…


Nov 14, 2019

Self-Driving Mail Delivery Begins on Campus

Harry Potter had his magical owl, Hedwig, to bring him mail. UC San Diego has driverless cars. If you’ve seen carts that look like they’re driving…


Nov 8, 2019

Researchers receive $2.3M in NSF grants to investigate how robots can be used to provide personalized healthcare

San Diego, Calif., Nov. 6, 2019--Computer science professor Laurel Riek is the lead researcher on $2.3 million in new grants from the National…


Oct 25, 2019

Hidden Biases in Healthcare

Individuals have their own inherent biases. Most are harmless – preferred foods, favorite cars, go-to streaming services. However, biases tied to…


Oct 1, 2019

Introducing our New Faculty

By Josh Baxt   Welcoming new faculty to CSE is an important rite of fall. It signals the start of a new school year and new ideas and research…


Sep 23, 2019

Adding Code to High School STEM Classes

By Joshua Baxt, Computer Science and Engineering Department writer Computing is everywhere – phones, cars, even refrigerators. But it’s not…


Sep 11, 2019

Alumni Giving Challenge Honors Rick Ord

As we bid farewell to Rick Ord (at least as a full-time instructor), it’s time to honor and continue his legacy.During a recent retirement party,…


Aug 25, 2019

CSE Boasts a MOOC Milestone

Legendary computer scientist Donald Knuth famously said: “I don’t understand things unless I try to program them.” That approach permeates CSE’s…


Aug 14, 2019

App allows inspectors to find gas pump skimmers faster

San Diego, Calif., Aug. 14, 2019 -- A team of computer scientists at UC San Diego and the University of Illinois has developed an app that allows…


Jul 10, 2019

Smartfin Project uses Surfers to Collect Oceanographic Data

By Trisha Kholiya, Student Writer After buying her own board off Craigslist, Jasmine Simmons, a fourth-year UC San Diego computer science and…