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UC San Diego ranked 6th globally for high-quality science according to the journal Nature Nov 2, 2017
UC San Diego Ranked #6 Worldwide for High-Quality Science
The University of California San Diego ranked 6th among leading research institutions in the world for “high-quality…Read more
Speakers at the Earth Microbiome Project Mini-Symposium organized by CSE and Pediatrics professor Rob Knight (far left) Nov 1, 2017
Earth Microbiome Project Releases Preliminary Findings Based on 27,000 Samples
UC San Diego hosts mini-symposium to coincide with project report in the journal Nature Center for Microbiome…Read more
Partial schematic of SISSOR device for sequencing from single human cells. Oct 31, 2017
UC San Diego Scientists Create Device for Ultra-Accurate Genome Sequencing of Single Human Cells
Potential applications include precise early cancer detection Overview of experimental process using SISSOR…Read more
CSE professor Henrik Christensen honored with endowed chair in robotic systems. Oct 30, 2017
Contextual Robotics Institute Director Honored with Endowed Chair in Robotic Systems
Computer Science and Engineering professor Henrik Christensen, an internationally renowned expert in robotics, has been…Read more
Contextual Robotics Institute director Henrik Christensen (left) and executive director Todd Hylton with campus mail cart. Oct 29, 2017
Self-Driving Cars to Make Debut on UC San Diego Roads in January
The University of California San Diego will turn its campus into a test bed for self-driving vehicles starting in…Read more
Oracle's Waqar Hasan provides an industry perspective on Data Science. Oct 26, 2017
An Industry Perspective on Data Science
With the launch of CSE's first major/minor program in Data Science this fall, and the forthcoming launch of a new…Read more
CSE alumni attend reception in connection with SD Hacks 2017 hackathon in RIMAC Arena. Oct 24, 2017
CSE Alumni Attend Reception at SD Hacks 2017
CSE chair Dean Tullsen  (third from right) with members of the Alumni Board at CSE Alumni Reception…Read more
Using augmented reality to improve administration of CPR compression in an emergency. Oct 24, 2017
Outreach Effort Explores How Game Technology Is Changing the Medical Field
CSE Associate Research Professor Nadir Weibel On Oct. 12, CSE associate research professor Nadir Weibel and some of…Read more
UC San Diego students attend the 5th best public university in the world, according to U.S. News & World Report. Oct 24, 2017
UC San Diego Among Top Universities Worldwide in Computer Science
The University of California San Diego has been named the globe’s 16th best university by U.S. News and World Report.…Read more
CSE assistant professor Melissa Gymrek honored with NIH High-Risk, High Reward Research Award. Oct 12, 2017
CSE Professor Receives National High-Risk, High-Reward Research Award
A UC San Diego professor who splits her time between the Computer Science and Engineering department and the School of…Read more
CSE Prof. Stefan Savage awarded a MacArthur 'genius' grant for his work in cyber security. Oct 11, 2017
UC San Diego Cybersecurity Expert Stefan Savage Receives Prestigious MacArthur 'Genius' Award
Stefan Savage, a renowned cybersecurity expert and professor of computer science at the University of California San…Read more
CSE launches Introduction to Genomic Data Science on the edX online learning platform on Oct. 15. Oct 11, 2017
UC San Diego, edX Launch First Adaptive Online Course to Teach Bioinformatics
Three years ago, UC San Diego computer science professor Pavel Pevzner predicted that today’s massive open online…Read more
Northwestern University computer scientist Haoqi Zhang kicks off the Design@Large lecture series in CSE on October 4. Oct 1, 2017
CSE Hosts Fall 2017 Design@Large Lecture Series on Human-Centered Computational Tools
This week the Design Lab at UC San Diego will launch the latest edition of its Design@Large lecture series. For the…Read more
CSE faculty Tajana Rosing and Rob Knight are co-directing the AI for Health Living Center at UC San Diego with counterparts at IBM. Sep 28, 2017
CSE Faculty Front and Center in New UC San Diego-IBM Artificial Intelligence Center
IBM and the University of California San Diego have announced a multi-year project to enhance quality of…Read more
Turing Memorial Scholarship recipient Sothyrak (Tee) Srey (right) with CNS associate director George Porter Sep 28, 2017
Alan Turing Memorial Scholarship Celebrates Diversity in Computer Science
Sothyrak (Tee) Srey’s voice fills with excitement when he recalls the day he learned he had been awarded the Alan…Read more
Robot perception using salient depth partitioning developed in Laurel Riek's lab in CSE. Sep 26, 2017
Computer Scientists Present Findings on Computer Vision and Object Detection at IROS 2017
Better methods for computer vision and object detection are among the innovations presented by CSE and other robotics…Read more
Quang Bach is one of two new lecturers in CSE in the 2017-2018 academic year. Sep 19, 2017
CSE Recruits 15 Lecturers to Help Teach Undergraduates in 2017-2018
According to CSE assistant teaching professor Mia Minnes, who chairs the department's recruiting committee for…Read more
CSE Ph.D. candidate Viraj Deshpande defends his dissertation in bioinformatics on Sept. 20. Sep 15, 2017
Ph.D. Candidate to Defend Dissertation on Computational Methods to Study Genomic Structure and Structural Variation
CSE Ph.D. candidate Viraj Deshpande will stage the final defense of his doctoral dissertation on September 20 at 10am…Read more
Former CSE chair Rajesh Gupta interviewed on upcoming data-science programs at UC San Diego. Sep 12, 2017
Newspaper Features UC Responses to Demand for Data Science Education
The San Francisco Chronicle published a feature article on September 5 on how “universities rush to add data science…Read more
CSE alumnus Tadayoshi Kohno is now a professor of computer science at University of Washington. Sep 5, 2017
CSE Alumnus Works on Potential Road-Sign Threat to Self-Driving Cars
CSE alumnus Tadayoshi Kohno (Ph.D. ’06), now a professor of computer science and engineering at the University of…Read more