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Sneha Jayaprakash

Apr 23, 2015
Student Startups Among Finalists in Social Innovation Challenge

Two CSE student startups have reached the finals of the San Diego Social Innovation Challenge. The companies -- Evocado, and Bystanders to Upstanders -- will participate in a final round of  judging on April 28 along with three other teams from UC San Diego that are among the eight finalists...Read More


Jordan Yoshihara

Apr 23, 2015
CSE Students Prepare to Stand and Deliver at Undergraduate Research Conference

The 28th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference takes places this Saturday, April 25. It will run from 8am to 4pm at the Faculty Club. Many of the CSE students set to speak at the conference were 2014-15 participants in the department's Early Research Scholars Program. Among the CSE students set...Read More


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