News Archive

April 17, 2017

Congratulations to Yanick Fratantonio, who will be joining EURECOM as an Assistant Professor beginning September 2017. Currently, Yanick works in the UCSB Computer Lab with Professors Christopher Kruegel and Giovanni Vigna. His research spans various aspects of mobile security, such as malware detection, vulnerability analysis, characterization of emerging threats, and development of novel protection mechanisms.

April 17, 2017

Congratulations to Yan Shoshitaishvili on his faculty appointment at Arizona State University. Focused on advancing the state of the art of binary analysis, Yan currently works in the UCSB Computer Security Lab with Professors Christopher Kruegel and Giovanni Vigna.

For the second consecutive year (2017 and 2016), Arizona State University has ranked #1 in the U.S. for innovation on the U.S. News & World Report "Best Colleges" list. 

April 14, 2017

A paper titled "Ramblr: Making Reassembly Great Again" received the Distinguished Paper Award at the 2017 Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS) held in San Diego. Congratulations to graduate students Ruoyu Wang, Yan Shoshitaishvili, Antonio Bianchi, Aravind Machiry, John Grosen, Paul Grosen, and professors Christopher Kruegel and Giovanni Vigna.

NDSS fosters information exchange among researchers and practitioners of network and distributed system security.


April 12, 2017

Reprising his keynote talk from the IEEE Virtual Reality 2017 Conference in March, Professor Tobias Höllerer will present "Notes on Virtual and Augmented Reality" at VRLA Expo 2017 on Friday, April 14. 

March 30, 2017

During the IEEE Virtual Reality 2017 Conference this March in Los Angeles, California, Professor Tobias Höllerer gave the Opening Keynote titled "Notes on Virtual and Augmented Reality." IDG publication Network World provided further exposure for Professor Höllerer's remarks in a March 27 article "Advanced technologies that are ready to make AR a consumer reality," available

March 29, 2017

Congratulations to Joseph E. McMahan, on winning the inaugural Distinguished Graduate Student Presentation Award for his talk at summit.cs 2017. Titled “Software Like a Bridge,” McMahan’s presentation addressed formal methods in systems and architecture.

McMahan is a PhD candidate for computer architecture, working in the ArchLab with his advisor, Professor Tim Sherwood.

March 14, 2017

For their paper titled "#Indigenous: Tracking the Connective Actions of Native American Advocates on Twitter," Professor Elizabeth Belding and CS graduate student Morgan Vigil-Hayes received a Best Paper Honorable Mention at the 20th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW 2017).