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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


Rajesh K. Gupta

Nov 27, 2018
Two Professors in UC San Diego’s Computer Science and Engineering Department Named AAAS Fellows

Two Professors in UC San Diego’s Computer Science and Engineering Department Named AAAS Fellows Seven researchers at the University of California San Diego have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the largest general science organization in the...Read More


SDHacks Snapshots

Nov 19, 2018
SD Hacks: An Opportunity for Students to Engage Outside the Classroom

Attendees at the 2018 SD Hacks' CSE Alumni Reception   Left: Albert P. Pisano, Professor and Dean of the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering. Right: Dean Tullsen, Professor and Chair of the UC San Diego Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)...Read More


Prof. Christine Alvarado

Nov 19, 2018
Christine Alvarado Named ACM Distinguished Member

Christine Alvarado, a teaching professor of computer science and engineering, has been named a Distinguished Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s largest association of computing professionals. Alvarado is being honored for her outstanding educational contributions...Read More