News Archive

March 22, 2016

Computer Science team receive Honorable Mention for Best Paper at 3DUI 2016

March 8, 2016

The department remembers Professor Emeritus Marvin Marcus, who passed away on February 20, 2016.

January 25, 2016

Professor Tim Sherwood will be joining the Office of Research as Acting Associate Vice Chancellor of Research, effective April 1, 2016.  

November 17, 2015

Professor Linda Petzold was recently awarded the 2016 SIAM Prize for Distinguished Service to the Profession. The prize is awarded to an applied mathematician who has made distinguished contributions to the furthering of applied mathematics at the national level. The prize will be awarded at the SIAM annual meeting in July.

November 15, 2015

CS students attend MIT's Rising Stars in EECS Workshop.

November 9, 2015

Professor Teofilo Gonzalez will deliver the keynote entitled Approximation  Algorithms: Methodologies, Appications and Empirical Evaluation at  the Seventh Annual International Symposium on Parallel Architectures, Algoritms and Programming (PAAP 2015) to be held in Nanjing, China on Dec. 12-14, 2015. Professor Gonzalez will also pesent several Seminars during his visit in the cities of Nanjing and Guangzhou.

October 30, 2015

The Theia open source library for 3D modeling, written by UCSB PhD student Chris Sweeney, won first place in the Association for Computing Machinery Multimedia (ACM MM) Open Source Software competition. Finalists for the award gave presentations at ACM Multimedia where the award was announced. A photo of Chris presenting at the competition is featured above along with some photos of 3D models generated by the Theia library. More information about the contest can be found here.

October 22, 2015

Computer Science Professor Matthew Turk was recently awarded a $47,000 grant from the U.S. Navy entitled One+ Class Support Vector Machine Learning for Interactive Object Detection. The grant supports research in computer vision and machine learning focused on detecting objects in images and video.