A computer scientist at UC Santa Cruz is moving to UC San Diego in January. Professor Jishen Zhao is the fourth new hire by UC San Diego’s Computer Science and Engineering department ahead of the 2017-2018 academic year.
A UC San Diego Ph.D. candidate in Computer Science and Engineering participated in a study with Google and NYU which estimates that criminals made off with over $25 million in payouts from victims of ransomware cyber attacks.
UC San Diego computer science professor Gary Cottrell has been elected a Fellow of the Cognitive Science Society, an honor reflecting his "impact on the Cognitive Science community and... sustained record of excellence in research contributions."
Computer vision researchers from UC San Diego will have a major presence at the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, which starts July 21 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Twenty papers on the agenda featuring at least one co-author, most of them affiliated with the Center for Visual Computing.
Effective July 1, Dr. Hao Su joined the Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) department as a tenure-track assistant professor at the University of California San Diego to explore fundamental problems in broad disciplines related to artificial intelligence, including computer vision, computer graphics,…
Over 200 high school students have moved into dorms at UC San Diego for the 2017 California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science (COSMOS), a four-week program focused on advanced tech skills including programming and robotics.
Five UC San Diego professors will receive $4MN as part of an international collaboration led by Brown University to develop grain-sized sensors, actuators and networking to be inserted into the cerebral cortex for brain research or repair. DARPA is funding the overall $19MN project announced this week.
Computer science graduate students Ariana Mirian and Stephanie Chen will attend the 2017 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing in Orlando, FL, thanks to travel grants awarded by UC San Diego’s Center for Networked Systems (CNS).
Computer science graduate student Tianyin Xu will complete his Ph.D. later this summer, but he received five faculty job offers from top-notch schools, including the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he will become a tenure-track assistant professor next January.
UC San Diego and Bermuda's Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources have officially launched a first-of-its-kind effort to scan underwater shipwrecks and coral reefs in 3D and at an unprecedented level of detail.