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Lim(b)itless in India: UC San Diego Students Travel Abroad to Empower Amputees

Feb 13, 2020
Lim(b)itless in India: UC San Diego Students Travel Abroad to Empower Amputees

In November, 2019, ten UC San Diego students filed into a bustling amputee clinic in Jaipur, India. On one side of the room, men and women, some bearing crutches, watched as their new limbs took shape under the staff’s careful hands. For many of them, a prosthetic limb represented the chance to...Read More


Algae Shown to Improve Gastrointestinal Health

Feb 13, 2020
Algae Shown to Improve Gastrointestinal Health

San Diego, Calif., Feb. 3, 2020 -- A widespread, fast-growing plant called Chlamydomonas reinhardtii is famous in scientific laboratories due to its position as the world’s most exhaustively studied algae. For decades, the green, single-celled organism, which primarily grows in wet soil, has...Read More


We Are CSE: Angelique Taylor, PhD ’21

Feb 7, 2020
We Are CSE: Angelique Taylor, PhD ’21

The rich diversity of research and perspectives found in UC San Diego's Department of Computer Science and Engineering makes it the thriving, supportive and world-class community it is today. Read about one of our members, Angelique Taylor ’21, and the impact of CSE on her present and future....Read More


Ariana and Veronica

Feb 4, 2020
Two CSE Members Honored for Advocacy in Diversity and Inclusion

Two members of the Computer Science and Engineering Department (CSE) have been honored with Inclusive Excellence Awards from UC San Diego for their contributions to a more diverse and inclusive community. CSE Ph.D. student Ariana Mirian and CSE Undergraduate Affairs Manager Veronica Abreu...Read More


Alex C. Snoeren

Jan 29, 2020
UC San Diego Computer Scientist Alex C. Snoeren Elected IEEE Fellow

  UC San Diego Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Department professor and vice chair Alex C. Snoeren has been elected to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellow class of 2020 for his “contributions to management and security of networked systems.” Recognition...Read More


Congrats Sorin Lerner: CSE’s 2018-19 Teacher of the Year

Jan 22, 2020
Congrats Sorin Lerner: CSE’s 2018-19 Teacher of the Year

Sorin Lerner, a tireless supporter of the Computer Science and Engineering Department, has been honored by the Jacobs School of Engineering as CSE Teacher of the year. Lerner, who is the department’s Vice Chair for Graduate Affairs, teaches a number of undergraduate and graduate courses and...Read More


Alan Turing Memorial Scholarship Recognizes Two Outstanding Scholars

Jan 8, 2020
Alan Turing Memorial Scholarship Recognizes Two Outstanding Scholars

Each year, the Center for Networked Systems (CNS)  awards the Alan Turing Memorial Scholarship  to one or more students for their academic commitment, particularly in networked systems, and their ongoing support for the LGBTQ community.   Read More...Read More


What’s on the Menu? AI Can Help

Dec 12, 2019
What’s on the Menu? AI Can Help

  Research from computer scientists at the University of California San Diego could eventually lead to AI-generated recipes—customized to your personal taste. The study breaks new ground in natural language processing, which studies how AI understands and generates human (natural) language....Read More


Computer Science and Engineering Department’s Celebration of Diversity highlights challenges, points towards solutions

Nov 21, 2019
I Sit in the Red Chair Because…

They came in droves to sit in the Red Chair–graduate students, undergrads, faculty, staff, deans, the chancellor. They came to express their thoughts on diversity—and the results were powerful. “I sit so that one day every student can look at their classroom and see people who are like them,” said...Read More


Self-Driving Mail Delivery Begins on Campus

Nov 14, 2019
Self-Driving Mail Delivery Begins on Campus

Harry Potter had his magical owl, Hedwig, to bring him mail. UC San Diego has driverless cars. If you’ve seen carts that look like they’re driving themselves on the road around Warren and Sixth College this quarter, you have not been imagining things. Two self-driving vehicles have been delivering...Read More