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CSE's Newest DeepMind Fellows: Amber Olsen (l) and Katya Katsy (r)

Feb 13, 2023
Two New Deep Minds Join CSE's DeepMind Fellows

By Kimberley Clementi UC San Diego’s Computer Science and Engineering Department (CSE) is proud to announce two additional DeepMind Fellows, adding to the growing class of exceptional machine learning master’s students to benefit from the program since it began in 2020. Katya Katsy and Amber Olsen...Read More


The latest recognition for CSE's Stefan Savage included election to the National Academy of Engineering.

Feb 9, 2023
Cybersecurity Expert Stefan Savage Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

By Ioana Patringenaru UC San Diego cybersecurity expert Stefan Savage, whose work examines a wide range of technologies, from cars, to spam emails to cryptocurrencies, was elected to the National Academy of Engineering.  It’s the latest in a long series of accolades for Savage, who has also...Read More


CSE professors Dean Tullsen (l) and Deian Stefan (l) will be leading the effort at UC San Diego with new DARPA program

Feb 1, 2023
CSE Researchers and Intel Join DARPA Program to Prevent Exploitation of Computing Systems

Credit: Intel What’s New: Intel and the UC San Diego announced they have been selected to join the Hardening Development Toolchains Against Emergent Execution Engines (HARDEN) program team for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Adversaries have crafted increasingly complex...Read More


New CSE professor Amy Ousterhout

Jan 25, 2023
New CSE Faculty Member Amy Ousterhout Races Ahead

By Kimberley Clementi It’s been said that slow and steady wins the race. But high performers like Amy Ousterhout, a new assistant professor in UC San Diego’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering, set a pace few can match – whether she’s navigating the fast-track in academia or a high-...Read More


CSE's Tajana Simunic-Rosing will lead the new PRISM center.

Jan 5, 2023
UC San Diego Leads $50.5M Center for Computing

By Ioana Patringenaru and Katie E. Ismael  Researchers led by Tajana Simunic-Rosing, a computer science professor at the University of California San Diego, received a $35 million contract from the Semiconductor Research Corporation to make computing orders of magnitude faster and more efficient....Read More


UC San Diego Security Sleuths

Dec 22, 2022
Security Sleuths: Computer Scientists’ Solutions to Security Issues Withstand the Test

By Tiffany Fox and Katie E. Ismael Twenty, 15, even 10 years ago, computer scientists were just beginning to discover the power of big data, building better user interfaces for the Internet of Things … and quickly realizing encryption and security would play a big role in all of it. Now in 2022,...Read More


Naba Rizvi was honored by Vice President Kamala Harris for being a Computer Science hero

Dec 22, 2022
Vice President Kamala Harris Honors CSE Student Naba Rizvi (PhD ’25)

By Kimberley Clementi I send my warmest congratulations on your selection as a Computer Science Hero. Vice President Kamala Harris sent a personal note of congratulations to Naba Rizvi, a PhD student in UC San Diego’s Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) department, for her recent recognition...Read More


CSE researchers have for the first time sought to quantify the frequency of UID smuggling in the wild.

Dec 14, 2022
New Web Tracking Technique is Bypassing Privacy Protections

By Ioana Patringenaru  Advertisers and web trackers have been able to aggregate users’ information across all of the websites they visit for decades, primarily by placing third-party cookies in users’ browsers. Two years ago, several browsers that prioritize user privacy --- including Safari,...Read More


CSE's QIF winning team of Ranak Roy Chowdhury (l) and Xiyuan Zhang

Dec 13, 2022
Two CSE Teams Earn $100K Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship Awards

By Kimberley Clementi Two teams from UC San Diego’s Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) department have received Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship (QIF) awards for 2022. The CSE teams along with four additional teams from the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) department earned six out of...Read More


Michael Coblenz is a new CSE faculty member

Dec 12, 2022
CSE Welcomes Experienced Software Engineer Michael Coblenz

By Kimberley Clementi What would prompt a senior software engineer with Apple, Inc. to exchange a high-performance career for academia? That’s precisely the path Michael Coblenz took when he left the tech giant after an eight-year tenure and returned to his alma mater, Carnegie Mellon University,...Read More