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Chris Barngrover

Apr 23, 2015
Alumnus Looks Back at Inaugural Introduction to Robotics Course

Recent CSE alumnus Chris Barngrover (MS '10, PhD '14) developed a new CSE 190 course, Introduction to Robotics, which he first taught during the Winter 2015 quarter, juggling lectures to undergraduates with his full-time job in SPAWAR's Unmanned Systems group (where he works on computer vision for...Read More


Nominations for Campus-Wide Outstanding Senior, Graduate Student

Apr 21, 2015
Nominations for Campus-Wide Outstanding Senior, Graduate Student

CSE faculty, students, staff and alumni, along with those from across campus, are eligible to nominate candidates for the most outstanding senior and/or the most outstanding graduate or professional student. In both categories, only students who are graduating this year can be nominated. The annual...Read More


Ravi Ramamoorthi

Apr 17, 2015
Center for Visual Computing Makes Debut at 2015 Research Expo

The new Center for Visual Computing, an 'agile' research center based in the CSE department, had its official unveiling April 16 during the 2015 Research Expo of the Jacobs School of Engineering. Making it official, CSE Prof. Ravi Ramamoorthi (pictured) presented an outline of the center's current...Read More


At Research Expo, M.S. Student Selected for Best CSE Poster

Apr 17, 2015
At Research Expo, M.S. Student Selected for Best CSE Poster

Twenty CSE graduate students presented their research to an estimated 650 people attending the Jacobs School's Research Expo on April 16. Among all CSE entries, the computer science best poster award went to Narendran Thangarajan (pictured at left), a Master's student advised by CSE research...Read More


Marissa Hing

Apr 16, 2015
Alumna and Incoming Student Cross Paths in B-Ball and Computer Science

There must be something about hoops, Tritons and computer science. Meet Marissa Hing. The 18-year-old high school senior was on campus last weekend to attend Triton Day, when over 20,000 accepted students and their families converged on UC San Diego to get a taste of everything the university...Read More


Gillespie Subramani

Apr 16, 2015
CSE Lecturer Wins Campus Academic Integrity Award

CSE Prof. Gary Gillespie says it was an honor just to be nominated this year for the Academic Integrity Faculty Award, but this year it was much more than that: He is one of two UC San Diego faculty members to win the 2015 Integrity Award. It was announced on April 14 along with staff and student...Read More


Vilcek Prize

Apr 10, 2015
CSE Faculty Affiliate Honored with Vilcek Prize

CSE faculty-affiliate Rob Knight is a newcomer to UC San Diego, but now he is also being honored as a (relative) newcomer to the United States. The Vilcek Foundation has named Knight the winner of a Creative Promise Prize in Biomedical Science for his "groundbreaking research on microbial...Read More


Alumni Startup

Apr 8, 2015
CSE Alumni Brief Students on Profits, Pe15rils in Tech Startups

Lindsey Fowler (BS ’05), president of the CSE Alumni Advisory Board, moderated an April 2 panel of six alumni experts and Jay Kunin, executive director of the Moxie Center for Student Entrepreneurship at UC San Diego. The alumni included Taner Halicioglu (BS ’96), Jennifer Arguello (BS ’00), Chris...Read More


Christine Alvarado

Apr 8, 2015
Alvarado Receives Engagement Excellence Award

CSE Prof. Christine Alvarado will be honored in late May at the Summit on Women and IT organized by the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT). The summit will take place in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, where Alvarado and three former colleagues at Harvey Mudd College...Read More


NSF Logo

Apr 2, 2015
NSF Graduate Research Fellowships to CSE Students

Three current CSE students are among the 2,000 nationwide to be offered 2015 Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Graduate students Rachel Marty and Alexandria Shearer and graduating senior Max Shen were selected from among roughly 16,500 applicants this year....Read More