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Pavel Pevzner, Ronald R. Taylor Professor of Computer Science in UC San Diego’s Computer Science and Engineering Department

Jul 27, 2020
Pevzner Receives NSF Grant to Decode Immune System Blueprints Across Species

Pavel Pevzner, Ronald R. Taylor Professor of Computer Science in UC San Diego’s Computer Science and Engineering Department, has been awarded a $300,000 grant, through the National Science Foundation’s EArly-concept Grants for Exploratory Research (EAGER) program. The grant will support efforts to...Read More


Ron Graham, mathematician, computer scientist, juggler and magician

Jul 16, 2020
Ron Graham, mathematician, computer scientist, juggler and magician: 1935-2020

San Diego, Calif., July 16, 2020 -- Ron Graham, a professor of computer science and mathematics at the University of California San Diego, perhaps best known for the discovery of Graham’s number, passed away July 6, 2020 at his home in La Jolla, from complications due to bronchiectasis, a...Read More


Pevzner Lab Brings Us Closer to Complete Genomic Sequences

Jul 15, 2020
Pevzner Lab Brings Us Closer to Complete Genomic Sequences

In a paper that brings scientists measurably closer to assembling the entire human genome, UC San Diego Department of Computer Science and Engineering Professor Pavel Pevzner has outlined an algorithm, called centroFlye, that uses long, error-prone DNA reads to assemble centromeres, the DNA that...Read More


CSE Building

Jun 25, 2020
Awards for Excellence Honor Student Achievements

Each spring during commencement, CSE honors students for their contributions to research, teaching, service and leadership and diversity. This year was no different. “We have outstanding students, and I am so proud of all that they have accomplished,” said outgoing CSE Chair Dean Tullsen. “They...Read More


Professor Mia Minnes

Jun 17, 2020
Mia Minnes Honored for Distinguished Teaching by UC San Diego Academic Senate

Computer Science and Engineering Associate Teaching Professor Mia Minnes has received the prestigious Distinguished Teaching Award from the UC San Diego Academic Senate. This university-wide award, given to only five members of the Academic Senate, recognizes Minnes’s commitment to excellence in...Read More


Christine Alvarado

Jun 15, 2020
Christine Alvarado Honored for Outstanding Teaching

The graduating seniors of Warren College chose Christine Alvarado, the Jacobs School of Engineering Associate Dean for Students and CSE Teaching Professor, to receive the 2020 Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award, which was presented to her during the virtual graduation ceremony on June 13. (Her...Read More


Pioneering scientist and innovator Larry Smarr retires

Jun 11, 2020
Pioneering Scientist and Innovator Larry Smarr Retires

After 20 years at UC San Diego, Larry Smarr will step down as the director of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) and retire as a distinguished professor from the Jacobs School of Engineering’s Computer Science and Engineering Department at the end of...Read More


Weiyang Wang

Jun 11, 2020
Award for Excellence in Computer Science and Engineering

Weiyang Wang is obsessed with solving complex problems, which is why he decided to double major in computer science and physics. He spent the majority of his time at UC San Diego conducting circuit-switching research under Professor Alex Snoeren, an experience that helped him discover his interests...Read More


Michael Barrow

Jun 9, 2020
Extending our Computer Vision

At the CSE Winter Research Open House earlier this year, PhD student Michael Barrow was honored for producing the best industry poster: Data Driven Tissue Models for Surgical Image Guidance. But like much research, getting to this accolade was quite a journey. Barrow came relatively late to...Read More


Students tacking

Jun 5, 2020
Students Poised to Tackle Environmental Challenges in ‘Hacking for the Oceans’ Course

A new course offering at UC San Diego is providing students with the tools and training to tackle real-world problems facing the ocean environment. Launched in the spring of 2020, Hacking for the Oceans is a solutions-focused class led by marine scientists Eric Terrill and Sophia Merrifield at...Read More