Looking back at a two-year interactive course linking the Qualcomm Institute and a classroom in Bangladesh, UC San Diego alumnus Robert Hooper (BA '69) reports success in teaching young filmmakers to combat violent extremism.
Three computer-science faculty at UC San Diego have developed an online course on the Coursera platform that aims to help tech learners master the art of acing a software engineering job interview.
Description In the wake of Apple’s acquisition of the startup Emotient, Calit2’s Qualcomm Institute will take over the lab where Emotient’s technology was first developed. QI will also take over Diego-san, the robot created by Emotient’s founders, who have left UC San Diego to join Apple.
The Qualcomm Institute's Initiative for Digital Exploration of Arts and Sciences (IDEAS) is inviting proposals from UC San Diego artists and technologists to stage digitally-mediated performances or presentations during the 2016-17 season.
Experts from academia and industry will share insights into the future of virtual-reality technologies and content at the first Future of Virtual Reality Conference Sept. 8-9, organized by the Qualcomm Institute on the UC San Diego campus.
UC San Diego joins MIT and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as elite campuses selected to be part of the Sloan Foundation's Minority Ph.D. Program, and the foundation recently announced the first computer science student at UC San Diego to become a Sloan Scholar.
IEEE Spark inspires teens with story of 'smart vehicles' and highlights the pioneering contributions of UC San Diego expert in intelligent transportation and telematics, Mohan Trivedi, director of the Laboratory for Intelligent and Safe Automobiles (LISA).
CSE professor Pavel Pevzner and recent postdoc Phillip Campeau are launching a six-part series of courses as a Specialization mini-degree on Coursera teaching bioinformatics, culminating in a Capstone Project that will prepare students to solve real-world research challenges.
The Qualcomm Institute and SDSC are producing online courses about the Internet of Things and Big Data, respectively. The courses, to debut in the fall, represent two of the three series of courses announced this week by Coursera' new Global Skills Initiative.