News Archive

June 2, 2016

In recognition of his outstanding efforts as an educator at UC Santa Barbara, Computer Science Assistant Professor Stefano Tessaro has earned the 2016 Northrop Grumman Excellence in Teaching Award. The award recognizes early-career faculty for their contributions and dedication as undergraduate educators, reflected in part by feedback from students.  

May 27, 2016

Professors Matthew Turk and Tobias Höllerer host local engineering and computer academy high school students.  

May 27, 2016

Congratulations to Professor Heather Zheng, on her 2016 Google Faculty Research Award.

This unrestricted gift will be used towards Prof. Zheng's research on 60GHz mobile imaging radar, and is part of Google's growing efforts to support excellent research in academia.

May 25, 2016

In a Santa Barbara Independent article on May 23, 2016 about Bitcoin titled, "Computer Expert Raises New Concerns for Bitcoin Users," CS grad student Cetin Sahin was quoted as saying, “It's just not trustworthy right now.” 

May 23, 2016

The Commencement Ceremony for Department of Computer Science graduates is set for 1:00pm on Saturday, June 11, 2016 on the Faculty Club Green.

May 19, 2016

Undergraduates mix it up with faculty and staff on the soccer field

May 13, 2016

Documentary explores the gender gap in computer science

May 10, 2016

Computer Science alum Amibabh Saran wins prestigious Electric Vehicles Award at IDTechEx 2016

May 9, 2016

Paul Schmitt, a fourth year Computer Science PhD student, has received a UCSB President’s Dissertation Year Fellowship for 2016-17. His research focuses on mobile network connectivity, problems related to dynamic spectrum and spectrum sensing, and connectivity in under-resourced areas.

May 9, 2016

Computer Science professor Elizabeth Belding has been named General Chair of ACM HotMobile 2017, the International Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications.