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VR app Lightsaber Training gives players opportunity to train like a Jedi. Jun 22, 2017
Student Teams Develop Virtual Reality Programs to Showcase VR Technology Devices
Elegant Japanese dojo is the setting of the cooperative game "Fruit Samurai VR" as players toss fruit for another…Read more
CSE Prof. Shachar Lovett is eliciting topics for UC San Diego's next Theory workshop in January 2018. Jun 22, 2017
CSE Searching for Important Trend in Theory for January Event at UC San Diego
CSE Prof. Shachar Lovett is eliciting recommendations for a topical subject on which to organize a workshop or winter…Read more
Three of six CSE alumni who attended DATE 2017 in March; all are now tenured faculty at major universities Jun 21, 2017
At a Glance, CSE Ph.D. Alumni Have Impressive Presence at International Conference
It's a picture worth the proverbial thousand words, but we'll try to tell the story in fewer (words). In late March,…Read more
Ph.D. candidate Stefan Schneider tackles exponential vs. polynomial time in dissertation. Jun 19, 2017
Fine-Grained Connections between Exponential and Polynomial Time
CSE Ph.D. candidate Stefan Schneider is preparing for his upcoming Final Defense of his dissertation on "Fine-Grained…Read more
Ph.D. candidate Zhanglong Ji prepares for his final dissertation defense on June 23. Jun 19, 2017
Doctoral Candidate Defends Thesis on Learning Information from Data While Preserving Differential Privacy
CSE Ph.D. candidate Zhanglong Ji (M.S. '13) -- whose research interests include data privacy, machine learning,…Read more
Nadia Polikarpova (pictured) and Sicun Gao leave MIT to join CSE faculty effective July 1, 2017. Jun 13, 2017
CSE Announces Two Faculty Hires (with More to Come)
2017 is shaping up to be another banner year for hiring faculty in one of the fastest-growing departments on the campus…Read more
"Sandma" is a dungeon and party game, one of five produced by students in CSE 125. Jun 12, 2017
After 10 Weeks, CSE Students Demonstrate 3D, Networked Multiplayer Games
CSE professor Geoffrey M. Voelker teaches CSE 125 each spring. The course on "Software System Design and…Read more
CSE Ph.D. students do dry runs of upcoming presentations at VLDB 2017. Jun 12, 2017
First Authors of Accepted VLDB 2017 Papers Give 'Dry Run' Presentations to Data Base Seminar
43rd International Conference on  Very Large Data Bases will run  August 28 through September 1 at TU Munich…Read more
Members of HackXX winning team get pointers from VR Club president and mentor. Jun 12, 2017
Hackathon Offers Welcoming Environment for Women in Computer Science
In early June, UC San Diego staged a hackathon, HackXX, for young women, most of them students in computer science or…Read more
CSE graduating senior Ryan Hill to accept a Student of the Year Award. Jun 9, 2017
CSE Students, Faculty to Be Honored at Jacobs School Ring Ceremony
Student of the Year Ryan Hill (B.S. '17) Jacobs School of Engineering Dean Albert P. Pisano will host the annual…Read more
Ph.D. candidate Tariq Iqbal with robot used in his research. Jun 9, 2017
Ph.D. Candidate Defends Thesis on Coordinating Dynamics in Human-Robot Teams
Tariq Iqbal with robot It's a long way from his native Bangladesh to La Jolla, California, where Ph.D.…Read more
Logo for the Arduino industry Jun 6, 2017
Arduino Workshops Open to Campus Community
Attention staff, faculty and students in the Computer Science and Engineering department: all are welcome to join one…Read more
CSE Prof. Kamalika Chaudhuri dominated the data privacy session with her first papers at a SIGMOD meeting. Jun 5, 2017
CSE Students and Professors Stage Major Presence at SIGMOD 2017
CSE had a major presence at this year's ACM Special Interest Group on Management of Data (SIGMOD), the premier venue…Read more
CSE alumnus organizes first Workshop on Internet of Safe Things. Jun 4, 2017
CSE Alumnus Organizes First ACM Workshop on the Internet of Safe Things
CSE alumnus Bharathan Balaji (Ph.D. '16) is now a postdoctoral scholar at UCLA, and he is trying to get the word…Read more
Cooperative, horror-themed survival game is one of five new games created in CSE 125. Jun 2, 2017
Seniors Make Final Tweaks to CSE 125 Multiplayer Videogames
Team A42JS's game is a 3rd-person, cooperative,  horror-themed survival game It's not often that the final…Read more
CSE Associate Teaching Professor Christine Alvarado to receive three teaching awards. Jun 1, 2017
CSE Professor Recognized Not Once, Not Twice, but Three Times in Year-End Honors
CSE Associate Teaching Professor Christine Alvarado is no stranger to winning awards, particularly for her teaching.…Read more
Glove powered by soft robotics simulates tactile feedback in VR environments. May 30, 2017
Soft Robotics Glove to Interact with Virtual Reality Environments
Engineers at UC San Diego are using soft robotics technology to make light, flexible gloves that allow users to feel…Read more
Engineering members of the Yonder Dynamics team May 25, 2017
A Race to Build the Smartest Rover
Computer Science alumnus Alex Smith (B.S. '16) may have graduated, but he's still spending most of his time on campus…Read more
CSE professor Pavel Pevzner co-authored a new approach to nanopore-based protein identification. May 24, 2017
Nanopore Technology Makes Leap from DNA Sequencing to Identifying Proteins
In the May issue of PLOS Computational Biology, scientists from UC San Diego and the University of Notre Dame report on…Read more
CSE professor George Porter in his office overlooking the engineering courtyard. May 23, 2017
CSE Professor Lobbies Congress to Save Research Funding for Grad Students
With a major new project approved but put on hold in light of the Trump Administration's plan to cut back research…Read more