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UW-UCSD Project Demonstrates Wireless Car Hacking for TV Newsmagazine

Feb 9, 2015
UW-UCSD Project Demonstrates Wireless Car Hacking for TV Newsmagazine

If you watched CBS's 60 Minutes program on Sunday, Febrary 8, you missed seeing the CSE logo. As part of a broader feature on information security research undertaken with support from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the TV newsmagazine showcased the joint research on...Read More


Avi Wigderson

Jan 23, 2015
Theory of Computation Expert to Give Inaugural Talk in New Lecture Series

On Friday, Jan. 30 at 11am, CSE Profs. Mohan Paturi and Russell Impagliazzo will host computer scientist and mathematician Avi Wigderson, one of the most prolific and influential researchers in the theory of computation. Wigderson was invited to speak in the department's colloquium and...Read More


Victor Vianu

Jan 23, 2015
Déjà Vu: CSE's Vianu Passes the Test of Time... Again

For the second time in five years, CSE Prof. Victor Vianu is the recipient of the ACM PODS Alberto O. Mendelzon Test-of-Time Award. The annual award goes to the author or co-authors of a paper published in the proceedings of the Principles of Database Systems (PODS) ten years earlier. The award...Read More


2015 CSE Day

Jan 22, 2015
CSE Society Stages CSE Day 2015

The Computer Science and Engineering Society (CSES) and its members turned out in force on Thursday, Jan. 22, for the 2015 version of the society's annual CSE Day event. Organizers estimate that roughly 250 students consistently attend at least one of the day's events (depending on their class...Read More


Moxie Center

Jan 14, 2015
Moxie Center Stages Open House and Pitchfest

CSE students with an idea for a new app or business venture may want to attend the Moxie Center for Student Entrepreneurship's Open House this Thursday, Jan. 15. The center is also inviting CSE and other UC San Diego students to participate in a PitchFest during the Open House, delivering a maximum...Read More


I-Corps Applications

Jan 14, 2015
Jan. 15 Midnight Deadline for I-Corps Applications

The von Liebig Entrepreneurism Center is entering the second year of its I-Corps program funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). This winter 15 teams interested in starting their own company will have the opportunity to explore the commercialization potential of their ideas and receive up...Read More


2014-2015 Salary Report

Jan 14, 2015
UC San Diego, CSE Alumni See Value of their Education in Mid-Career

According to a new survey of salaries earned by college graduates early in their careers and in mid-career, computer engineering and computer science are among the top-10 highest paying degrees for both undergraduate and graduate degree holders. But there is a big gap in earnings that clearly shows...Read More


Catherine Wah

Jan 12, 2015
Alumna Receives Best-Paper Award in Vision and Learning

Catherine Wah is a recent CSE alumna (Ph.D. '14) and now a software engineer at Google. She was front and center at the recent Winter Conference on the Applications of Computer Vision (WACV). The 2015 conference took place January 5-9 in Hawaii, where Wah presented a paper on "Learning Localized...Read More


Allen Nguyen at Osaka Castle

Jan 8, 2015
Info Session Opens Door to Possible Research Internship in Japan Next Summer

Recent CSE graduate Allen Nguyen (pictured at left) spent last summer, and fellow CSE alumnus Jesus Rios the previous summer, in Japan working on the interactive visitor app now deployed in the Japanese Friendship Garden in Balboa Park. Want to follow in their footsteps? CSE undergraduates are...Read More


Rob Knight

Jan 8, 2015
CSE Faculty-Affiliate Rob Knight Joins Department’s Bioinformatics Team

A leading expert on microbiomes and bioinformatics, Rob Knight will be devoting some of his time to doing collaborative research in the Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) department at the University of California, San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering. The department confirmed Knight’s...Read More