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CSE Professors (top row) Mikhail Belkin and Barna Saha (bottom row) Rose Yu and Julian McAuley.

Oct 26, 2022
CSE Faculty Will Support Schmidt Futures $148M Initiative Accelerating AI Use in Science

UC San Diego has been selected to join the Eric and Wendy Schmidt AI in Science Postdoctoral Fellowship, a program of Schmidt Futures, to accelerate the next scientific revolution by applying AI to research in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). New methods in advanced...Read More


CSE Professor Hadi Esmaeilzadeh

Oct 13, 2022
CSE Research Catalyzes Protopia AI Startup and Earns Gartner Mentions

By Kimberley Clementi What materializes at the nexus between cutting-edge research and entrepreneurship? An innovative startup called Protopia AI. Protopia AI is the name UC San Diego’s Computer Science and Engineering Professor Hadi Esmaeilzadeh has given the company he co-founded with long-term...Read More


The 2022 Alan Turing Memorial Scholarships recipient José Santana Sosa (center) with CNS Co-Directors George Porter (left) and Stefan Savage (right).

Oct 10, 2022
José Santana Sosa: First Recipient of Two Alan Turing Memorial Scholarships

By Kimberley Clementi José Santana Sosa, a UC San Diego senior majoring in computer science, has received the 2022-2023 Alan Turing Memorial Scholarship from the Center for Networked Systems (CNS). He has also been named the inaugural recipient of CNS’s first ever Alan Turing Memorial Teradata...Read More


New CSE Assistant Professor Earlence Fernandes

Oct 6, 2022
Earlence Fernandes: Making the Computerized World Safer

By Kimberley Clementi Emerging technologies have made the world a smaller place. Smart phones and Internet of Things (IoT) devices make information access immediate and proximal. They also amplify one of computer science’s most pressing challenges: how to make this computerized world safe for...Read More


The latest rankings also show UC San Diego's computer science program is No. 8 among public institutions.

Sep 14, 2022
Four CSE Undergrad Specialties in Top 10 in Latest US News & World Report Rankings

By Katie E. Ismael The US News & World Report ranks UC San Diego Department of Computer Science and Engineering undergraduate program in the top 10 nationwide in several specialties, including artificial intelligence, computer systems, mobile and web applications and data analytics/science....Read More


Faris Ashai was recently featured in 2022’s Major League Hacking (MLH) Top 50

Sep 1, 2022
Math-Computer Science Student Named to Hacking Top 50 List

By Kiran Kumar UC San Diego math-computer science student Faris Ashai was recently featured in 2022’s Major League Hacking (MLH) Top 50, a list recognizing the top new computer scientists and hackers. MLH compiles this list each year, highlighting the hackathon community’s most inspiring members...Read More


Ph.D. student Yu-Ying Yeh

Aug 29, 2022
Yu-Ying Yeh (Ph.D. ’24): CSE’s Newest Recipient of Prestigious Google Fellowship

By Kimberley Clementi Yu-Ying Yeh, a Ph.D. student in UC San Diego’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), has been awarded a 2022 Google Fellowship in Machine Perception, Speech Technology and Computer Vision. She is one of nine recipients in that category this year. Two previous...Read More


CSE's newest CAREER award winners (from top): Ndapa Nakashole, Taylor Berg-Kirkpatrick and Rose Yu

Aug 16, 2022
A Trifecta: CSE Faculty are Honored with NSF CAREER Awards

By Kimberley Clementi Three faculty from UC San Diego’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) were among those recognized recently with the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award. Assistant professors Taylor Berg-Kirkpatrick, Ndapa Nakashole...Read More


This summer, an E4E team of undergraduates from various universities is working to continue to improve Smartfin.

Aug 4, 2022
Surfing for Science

By Ioana Patringenaru It’s a summer morning at La Jolla Shores and Robert O’Brien, a junior at Princeton University who is spending his summer at UC San Diego, is surfing—for science. He is participating in the Smartfin research project, which aims to improve the collection of oceanographic data...Read More


The core of EnCORE: co-principal investigators include (from l to r) Yusu Wang, Barna Saha (the principal investigator), Kamalika Chaudhuri, (top row) Arya Mazumdar and Sanjoy Dasgupta. (Not pictured, Gal Mishne).

Jul 29, 2022
New $10M NSF-Funded Institute Will Get to the CORE of Data Science

A new National Science Foundation initiative has created a $10 million dollar institute led by computer and data scientists at University of California San Diego that aims to transform the core fundamentals of the rapidly emerging field of Data Science.  Called The Institute for Emerging CORE...Read More