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.
This year's NASIT will feature lectures and workshops by professors from Stanford, USC, Carnegie Mellon and UC Irvine on a wide range of topics, including managing signal interference, optimizing data analysis and channel models for biological communications.
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.
NSF has awarded Calit2, CITRIS and nearly 20 participating institutions a $5 million, 5-year grant to create the Pacific Research Platform to enable a science-driven data freeway system in the western U.S. with speeds 1,000 times faster that today's traffic between campuses.
Seeking to boldly go where medical science has not gone before, the Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI) at the University of California, San Diego has been named the official testing site for the $10 million Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE, a global competition sponsored by the Qualcomm Foundation…
Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have been awarded a $9.2 million grant to help modernize and transform how researchers share, use, find and cite biomedical datasets.
The Preuss School UCSD––a charter middle and high school for motivated, low-income students who strive to become the first in their families to graduate from college––has been named the top “change-making” school in the The Daily Beast’s “America’s Top High Schools 2014” ranking released…
Turns out even the experts have difficulty wrapping their heads around the concept of how quickly – and drastically – what’s come to be called ‘big data’ has changed our daily lives. Defined as the gathering, storing and analysis of massive amounts of computerized data, both unstructured and…