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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


Mai ElSherief is a new CSE assistant professor, coming to the department from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Sep 8, 2021
Mai ElSherief: Computing Meaningful Change

By Kimberley Clementi   Be positive. Be confident. Be adventurous. And be yourself – all while helping others do the same. This is the mindset new assistant teaching professor Mai ElSherief brings to UC San Diego’s Computer Science and Engineering Department. ElSherief arrived in San Diego in...Read More


(l-r) Computer science students Zihan Wang, Shuxin Chen and Haihao Sun will represent UC San Diego at the ICPC World Finals in March 2022.

Aug 31, 2021
Computer science students qualify for programming World Finals

By Katherine Connor A team of UC San Diego computer science students has qualified to compete in the World Finals of the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), the world’s preeminent programming and coding competition. The students clinched a spot when they placed sixth in...Read More


Andrew B. Kahng, a professor of computer science and electrical engineering at UC San Diego, is the principal investigator for The Institute for Learning-enabled Optimization at Scale.

Jul 29, 2021
NSF invests $20M in UC San Diego-headquartered Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Institute

Faster computer chip design. Wireless networks with greater energy efficiency. Self-driving cars that interact better with pedestrians and with one another. These are among the advances expected to emerge from a new institute led by the University of California San Diego that is focused on...Read More


UC San Diego music and computer science professor Shlomo Dubnov (right) with co-author and high school student Conan Lu (far left), with fellow COSMOS student: mapping the architecture of a machine learning tool to transfer one sample of music from one style to another.

Jul 23, 2021
Training Computers to Transfer Music from One Style to Another

By Doug Ramsey   Can artificial intelligence enable computers to translate a musical composition between musical styles – e.g., from pop to classical or to jazz? According to a professor of music and computer science at UC San Diego and a high school student, they have developed a machine...Read More


New CSE Ph.D. Jeremy Blackstone

Jul 22, 2021
Jeremy Blackstone (Ph.D. ’21): Mountaineer, Explorer and Howard Professor

Newly minted UC San Diego Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Ph.D. Jeremy Blackstone has trekked back to his undergraduate roots at Howard University, this time as a professor. Before that journey, he was part of CSE Professor Ryan Kastner’s research group and a member of the Engineers for...Read More