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CSE Ph.D. student Khalil Mrini (l) and professor Ndapa Nakashole are working to make human language technology accessible to more populations

Apr 28, 2021
Building a Voice Assistant for Older Adults

By Katherine Connor Computer scientists at UC San Diego’s Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Department have received an Amazon Research Award to develop a voice assistant to better communicate with older adults. Their initial goal is to create a system capable of understanding and answering...Read More


Bytecode Alliance, nonprofit organization.

Apr 28, 2021
UC San Diego Joins Bytecode Alliance to Build Safer Software Foundations for the Internet

The University of California San Diego has joined The Bytecode Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating new software foundations and building on standards such as WebAssembly and WebAssembly System Interface (WASI). UC San Diego is part of a cross-industry collaboration alongside...Read More


CSE Professor Stefan Savage

Apr 23, 2021
CSE’s Stefan Savage Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

UC San Diego Computer Science and Engineering Professor Stefan Savage is among the three members of the university community to have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences—one of the oldest and most esteemed honorary societies in the nation.  Savage, along with Ananda Goldrath...Read More


CSE authors include (first row:l to r):  Professor Vineet Bafna, senior author, Ph.D. student Mehrdad Bakhtiari, the paper’s first author, and (second row) Melissa Gymrek, assistant professor in CSE and the School of Medicine

Apr 9, 2021
Understudied Mutations Have Big Impact on Gene Expression

By Josh Baxt An international team of researchers led by computer scientists at the University of California San Diego have identified 163 variable number tandem repeats (VNTRs) that actively regulate gene expression. In a paper published in Nature Communications this week, the researchers provide...Read More


2021 SIGCSE Technical Symposium

Apr 8, 2021
CSE has Strong Showing at SIGCSE

Nearly 20 faculty members and students affiliated with UC San Diego’s Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) department were part of the recent SIGCSE conference, one of the premier computer science education conferences. CSE professors and students helped organize symposiums, presented papers and...Read More


Visualization of multiple autonomous vehicle trajectories at an intersection

Mar 29, 2021
Making High-Quality Choices in a Low-Sample World

By Josh Baxt   Machine learning models tend to need a lot of labeled data to produce accurate results. Computer vision analyzes digital images to figure out what’s going on in the picture but might need thousands of annotated images to learn the difference between dogs and cats. That is...Read More


CSE's newest CAREER Award winners: Deian Stefan (l) and Sicun Gao (r)

Mar 22, 2021
Two CSE Professors Receive NSF CAREER Awards

By Katie E. Ismael   UC San Diego Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) professors Deian Stefan and Sicun Gao have been awarded prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) grants from the National Science Foundation to support their work to build secure computer...Read More


CSE professor Kamalika Chaudhuri is part of a multi-university research team that has won a prestigious MURI Award.

Mar 8, 2021
Computer Science Professor Will Help Defend Human-Bot Teams Against Adversaries With MURI Award

UC San Diego computer science professor Kamalika Chaudhuri is part of a multi-university team that has won a prestigious US Department of Defense Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) Award to develop rigorous methods for robust human-machine collaboration against adversaries. ...Read More


Angelique Taylor (l) and Nicole Meister (r) are among the students honored in the NCWIT Collegiate Award program.

Mar 8, 2021
CSE Research Sets Up Two Students for NCWIT Collegiate Award

By Josh Baxt   UC San Diego Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Ph.D. student Angelique Taylor and Princeton University undergraduate Nicole Meister are finalists in the National Center for Women in Information Technology (NCWIT) Collegiate Award, thanks to the mentorship and research...Read More


CSE Professor Emeritus Walter Savitch

Feb 25, 2021
In Memoriam: CSE Professor Emeritus Walter Savitch

Walter Savitch, University of California San Diego Professor Emeritus of Computer Science and Engineering, passed away on February 1, 2021. He passed three weeks before his 78th birthday due to complications related to Parkinson's disease.  Savitch is remembered as a kind and patient advisor, a...Read More