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Melissa Gymrek, a professor at the Computer Science and Engineering department and the School of Medicine, is the study’s senior author

Jan 14, 2021
Study Finds Neglected Mutations May Play Important Role in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Mutations that occur in certain DNA regions, called tandem repeats, may play a significant role in autism spectrum disorders, according to research led by Melissa Gymrek, assistant professor in the UC San Diego Department of Computer Science and Engineering and School of Medicine. The study, which...Read More


Laurel Riek, the project lead and a professor in Computer Science and Engineering department and director of the university’s Healthcare Robotics Lab

Jan 12, 2021
$1.2 Million Grant Funds a New Generation of Healthcare Telemanipulation Robots

By Josh Baxt Researchers at UC San Diego, UCLA, UC Irvine and San Diego State University have been awarded a $1.2 million UC Multicampus Research Programs and Initiatives (MRPI) grant to develop an advanced class of mobile telemanipulation robots. These easy-to-operate, low-cost  robots...Read More


CSE professors Rose Yu, Julian McAuley (first row, l to r) and Henrik Christensen (last row, bottom) present at NeurIPS 2020.

Dec 10, 2020
CSE @ 2020 NeurIPS

UC San Diego Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) professors Rose Yu, Julian McAuley and Henrik Christensen and Ph.D. student Canwen Xu are among the featured presenters at the 2020 Neural Information Processing Systems annual meeting held this week. The professors join colleagues with the...Read More


CSE Assistant Professor Rose Yu

Dec 9, 2020
Meet Rose Yu, one of CSE’s new faculty members

By Josh Baxt   CSE Assistant Professor Rose Yu, who recently arrived from Northeastern University in Boston, is developing physics-guided machine learning techniques to model spatiotemporal data. She investigates traffic flows, human mobility and fluid dynamics, but her passion for computer...Read More


DeepMind Fellowship Apply by December 16, 2020

Dec 8, 2020
Do you have a deep mind for machine learning? Become a DeepMind Fellow for 2021-22

UC San Diego’s Computer Science and Engineering Department (CSE) is encouraging students interested in machine learning to apply for the DeepMind Fellowship program, launched earlier this year with a generous gift from DeepMind, a London-based leader in artificial intelligence (AI) research...Read More


Eustaquio Aguilar Ruiz has received the Alan Turing Memorial Scholarship, which recognizes a student majoring in programs touching on networked systems who is active in supporting the LGBT+ community.

Nov 24, 2020
Eustaquio Aguilar Ruiz Named Alan Turing Memorial Scholarship Recipient

Eustaquio Aguilar Ruiz, a senior majoring in physics with a specialization in computational physics, has received the 2020-2021 Alan Turing Memorial Scholarship from UC San Diego’s Center for Networked Systems (CNS). This is the fifth year that CNS has recognized a student majoring in programs...Read More


CSE's DeepMind Fellows and ML graduate students: (l to r) Ulyana Tkachenko, Anshuman Dewangan and Garrett Wolfe

Nov 16, 2020
Meet the Deep Minds of UC San Diego’s CSE

By Katie E. Ismael   UC San Diego’s Computer Science and Engineering Department (CSE) is proud to announce the inaugural class of DeepMind Fellows. These fellowships were made possible by a recent generous gift from DeepMind, a London-based leader in artificial intelligence (AI) research and...Read More


Jacobs School of Engineering (EBU I)

Oct 21, 2020
We are building a more inclusive and equitable community at the Jacobs School of Engineering

Diversity is essential to innovation. The UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering has launched a Student and Faculty Racial Equity Task Force and is building on campus-wide initiatives as it works to ensure that all engineering and computer science students, faculty and staff can thrive and...Read More


Christine Alvarado, Jacobs School of Engineering associate dean for students and CSE teaching professor, will investigate why some groups of students have better access to CS education than others.

Oct 15, 2020
CSE’s Christine Alvarado Receives NSF Grant to Study Equity in Computer Science Education

By Josh Baxt  UC San Diego Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Professor Christine Alvarado and colleagues at three other Southern California schools have received a $1.3 million National Science Foundation grant to investigate how gender, ethnicity and other factors impact people who want to...Read More