One of the largest online course platforms, edX, announced 11 finalists for its inaugural edX Prize for Exceptional Contributions in Online Teaching and Learning. They include UC San Diego computer scientist Ravi Ramamoorthi, who directs the Center for Visual Computing.
The Human Vaccines Project is teaming with the Qualcomm Institute at the University of California San Diego to apply advances in machine learning to solve critical problems impeding the development of vaccines and therapeutics for a wide range of diseases.
The campus created the new position of Director of Social Impact and Innovation and appointed to the job Naila Chowdhury, a longtime colleague of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Mohammad Yunus (who was in San Diego to give the Commencement speech at UC San Diego over the weekend).
Twenty-five students, only half of them from computer science, showcased their final presentations in Computer Science and Engineering 198 – a set of interactive mini-games called RecyCool, designed to start teaching third-graders how and why to recycle.
University of California San Diego professor Stefan Savage has been appointed to the Irwin and Joan Jacobs Chair in Information and Computer Science held until recently by emeritus professor Ron Graham, both from the Computer Science and Engineering department.
University of California San Diego professor Ravi Ramamoorthi is the inaugural holder of a new endowed faculty chair in the university’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE).
Calit2 is an early partner and will be a user of KnuEdge's new computing architecture inspired by an earlier processor developed in Calit2's Circuits Labs at UC San Diego. The technology could dramatically accelerate machine learning, Big Data analytics and other computations.
UC San Diego computer scientist George Porter will use his four-year NSF CAREER award to develop a scalable, multiplane data center network and undertake a series of new courses and video programs to promote data center networking research
Grant Jordan and Paul Wicks (M.S. ’14) are former students in the Master's program in Computer Science and Engineering at the University of California San Diego. In 2015, they co-created a security-related company called SkySafe to protect organizations from illegal or dangerous incursions from commercial…
The Laboratory for Intelligent and Safe Automobiles (LISA) at UC San Diego had a presence at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas as part of a Qualcomm automotive pavilion and demo. It was the lab's second CES-related demo in three years.