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Prof. Vineet Bafna

Apr 3, 2019
Bafna Honored for Pioneering Bioinformatics Work

By Joshua Baxt, CSE writer   UC San Diego Computer Science and Engineering professor Vineet Bafna has been named a 2019 ISCB Fellow by the International Society for Computational Biology. ISCB fellowships honor members who have made outstanding contributions to computational biology and...Read More


Rajesh Gupta

Apr 1, 2019
Gupta Receives IEEE McDowell Award

By Joshua Baxt Rajesh Gupta, a professor of computer science and engineering at University of California, San Diego, has been awarded the IEEE Computer Society 2019 W. Wallace McDowell Award for his “seminal contributions in design and implementation of microelectronic systems-on-chip and...Read More


New Algorithm Supercharges Long Read DNA Assembly

Apr 1, 2019
New Algorithm Supercharges Long Read DNA Assembly

  By Joshua Baxt Researchers at UC San Diego have discovered a better way to assemble long DNA reads into genomes. Called Flye, the new algorithm is faster and more accurate than existing assembly methods. Given the increasing popularity and potential benefits of long reads, this new...Read More


The Robots that Dementia Caregivers Want: Robots for Joy, Robots for Sorrow

Mar 19, 2019
The Robots that Dementia Caregivers Want: Robots for Joy, Robots for Sorrow

Building robots that can help people with dementia has been a longtime goal for roboticists. Yet until now, no one has sought to survey informal caregivers, such as family members, about what characteristics and roles these robots should have. A team of scientists at the University of California...Read More


UC San Diego Researchers Find Strong Performance, Complexities, and Puzzles in Intel's Optane DIMMs

Mar 18, 2019
UC San Diego Researchers Find Strong Performance, Complexities, and Puzzles in Intel's Optane DIMMs

University of California San Diego computer scientists have completed the first comprehensive evaluation of Intel’s new Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory Modules (Optane NVDIMMs). They found that Optane DIMMs can make key storage applications 17 times faster, especially if system designers adapt...Read More


Prof. Hadi Esmaeilzadeh

Mar 6, 2019
Inaugural Holder of the Halıcıoğlu Chair in Computer Architecture at UC San Diego Named

Hadi Esmaeilzadeh, a professor of computer science at the University of California San Diego, is building the computer architecture that will enable the artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies of the future. He is expanding his work by collaborating with colleagues at the Center...Read More


oSTEM National Conference

Jan 30, 2019
CSE Represents UC San Diego at oSTEM National Conference in Houston, TX

By Trisha Kholiya, Qualcomm Institute student writer   Computer Science and Engineering’s (CSE) Assistant Professor Arun Kumar and Director of Student Affairs Patrick Mallon recently joined ten UC San Diego oSTEM Chapter members to spearhead the first CSE presence at the oSTEM National...Read More


CSE Research Open House

Jan 24, 2019
The Problem Solvers

By Josh Baxt, CSE writer  Seats were full at the recent CSE Open House. ​​​​​​ Photo: Shanni Jin, Qualcomm Institute On January 18, the Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) department hosted its first annual CSE Research Open House, during which faculty, students, and industry...Read More


Alex C. Snoeren

Dec 17, 2018
Alex C. Snoeren Named ACM Fellow

Alex C. Snoeren Alex C. Snoeren, a professor of computer science and engineering, has been named a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s largest association of computing professionals. Snoeren is being honored for his innovative approaches to measuring, managing...Read More


Prof. Joel Politz

Dec 14, 2018
CSE Teacher of the Year Announced

Jacobs School of Engineering Dean Al Pisano recently presented the 2017-2018 Computer Science and Engineering Department Teacher of the Year award to lecturer Joe Politz. “As relatively new faculty, it's been a delight to hit the ground running teaching here,” Politz said. “The environment is so...Read More