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Smartfin Project uses Surfers to Collect Oceanographic Data

Jul 10, 2019
Smartfin Project uses Surfers to Collect Oceanographic Data

By Trisha Kholiya, Student Writer After buying her own board off Craigslist, Jasmine Simmons, a fourth-year UC San Diego computer science and engineering undergraduate, taught herself to surf. Now, she is using that pastime to not only ride the waves, but also help gather important data on the...Read More


Spoilers Ahead

Jul 9, 2019
Hate spoilers? This AI tool spots them for you

  Did social media spoil the Avengers’ Endgame movie for you? Or maybe one of the Game of Thrones books? A team of researchers from the University of California San Diego is working to make sure that doesn’t happen again. They have developed an AI-based system that can flag spoilers in...Read More


CSE Students Celebrated for a Year

Jun 26, 2019
CSE Students Celebrated for a Year of Achievements

Twenty-three stellar students from UC San Diego’s Computer Science and Engineering Department were recognized for their achievements in research, teaching, service/leadership and contributions to diversity during the End of the Year Celebration on June 7.  “We have outstanding students who...Read More


Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute Welcomes New Partnership with Viasat

Jun 26, 2019
Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute Welcomes New Partnership with Viasat

  A new partnership was announced today aiming to strengthen data science educational resources delivered through the Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute (HDSI), the data science hub at the University of California San Diego, as the year-old Institute welcomed the global...Read More


Graduating students honored at Ring Ceremony

Jun 17, 2019
Graduating students honored at Ring Ceremony

  San Diego, Calif., June 14, 2019-- The Jacobs School of Engineering is committed to providing world class, hands-on engineering education at scale. On June 15, about 1,600 students will earn baccalaureate degrees in engineering, making the Jacobs School the third largest engineering...Read More


Two CSE Students Receive Microsoft Grant to Support Underrepresented Ph.D. Students in Computing

Jun 14, 2019
Two CSE Students Receive Microsoft Grant to Support Underrepresented Ph.D. Students in Computing

Alexander Gamero-Garrido UC San Diego Computer Science and Engineering Ph.D. students Alexander Gamero-Garrido and Angelique Taylor have been awarded the selective 2019 Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant for their proposed research on international internet traffic disruption and making...Read More


Celebrating Rick Ord

Jun 14, 2019
Celebrating Rick Ord

  Mainstay lecturer Rick Ord is retiring this month, and a lot of people are in denial about it. Rick has been part of the Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) department for nearly four decades – longer, in fact, than there has actually been a CSE. Rick started taking undergrad...Read More


The Students Have Spoken

Jun 14, 2019
The Students Have Spoken

  Rick Ord has earned a lot of admiration from his students. Here are just a few examples. Early in my years here, I got lucky, and I decided that I wanted to tutor, and Rick was one of the professors that selected me. I started tutoring for him, and one of the professors that is now...Read More


CSE Building Entrance

Jun 6, 2019
Another Great Year for Faculty Awards

  The Department Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) at UC San Diego thrives, in large part, because of its excellent faculty. Each year, many are honored for their scientific and teaching prowess. This year is no different, with CSE faculty earning numerous awards.  “UC San...Read More


Healthcare Meets Human-Centered Computing

May 30, 2019
Healthcare Meets Human-Centered Computing

The Weibel Lab is testing augmented and virtual reality to help novice surgeons perform complex surgeries. Photo: Alex Matthews, Qualcomm Institute at UC San Diego   By Joshua Baxt, CSE writer How do we combine computers and medicine to provide better care? Some answers are obvious, like...Read More