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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 grant from the Semiconductor Research Corporation to make computing orders of magnitude faster and more...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


CSE's Highly Cited Researchers: (l) Rob Knight and (r) Pavel Pevzner

Nov 22, 2022
Two CSE Researchers Among Most Highly Cited in the World

By Kathrine Connor  Two researchers affiliated with UC San Diego’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering are among the world’s most influential researchers in their fields, according to the 2022 Clarivate listing of Most Highly Cited Researchers in the World. The list highlights...Read More


Henrik Christensen, director of the UC San Diego Contextual Robotics Forum, addresses the audience at the 7th annual itieration of the event.

Nov 21, 2022
A New Era For Robotics at UC San Diego

By Ioana Patringenaru The Contextual Robotics Institute at UC San Diego hosted its 7th annual forum on Nov. 16, highlighting not only the robotics work underway across campus, but also efforts to capitalize on the broader San Diego region’s strengths and expertise. The Contextual Robotics...Read More


Tajana Šimunić Rosing is the first woman recipient of SIA-SRC University Research Award in semiconductor design.

Nov 17, 2022
CSE's Tajana Rosing Honored for Excellence in Semiconductor Design Research

By Katie E. Ismael UC San Diego professor Tajana Šimunić Rosing, a leading researcher in accelerating big data in hardware using both novel machine learning techniques, such as hyperdimensional computing, and in- and near-memory and storage processing, will receive the 2022 University...Read More