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.
Bioengineers at the University of California, San Diego have developed an electrical graphene chip capable of detecting mutations in DNA. Researchers say the technology could one day be used in various medical applications such as blood-based tests for early cancer screening, monitoring disease biomarkers…
Several UC San Diego students competed last week in the two-day competition, which was designed to transform climate-related data into solutions the City of San Diego can implement in support of its ambitious Climate Action Plan.
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).
Nick Forsch relies heavily on clinician feedback for his research. As a bioengineering Ph.D. student at UC San Diego, he is developing computational tools to enable doctors to better understand their patients’ diseases. The challenges of translating his research to real-world doctors and patients led…
Excitement was palpable at UC San Diego’s inaugural Triton Entrepreneur Night as student entrepreneurs, alumni, staff, and community supporters gathered for demos and presentations from the latest crop of student-driven innovations.
Students and researchers at all stages of their academic careers went head-to-head recently, competing for $100k in prizes at the 10th annual UC San Diego Entrepreneur Challenge.
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.