News Archive

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).

February 16, 2017

Congratulations to CS undergraduate student Hyun Bum Cho, on receiving a $1,000 scholarship from DiscoverE – a coalition of engineering professionals. Hyun is one of three, UC Santa Barbara engineering undergraduate students chosen for their work to receive the award. 

February 8, 2017

CS Newsletter, Winter 2017

The latest newsletter from the Department of Computer Science features profiles of new faculty members, highlights of faculty awards and honors, interviews with accomplished CS undergraduates, and more. To view the full newsletter, please click here


January 27, 2017

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) has awarded a grant to Professor Tobias Höllerer for his project titled "View Management and User Interface Optimization for Wide-Area Mobile Augmented Reality." ONR coordinates, executes, and promotes the science and technology programs of the United States Navy and Marine Corps.

January 27, 2017

The National Science Foundation has provided Professor Elizabeth M. Belding with a grant to support Student Travel for the 2017 ACM Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications (HotMobile). HotMobile is the premiere event for presenting innovative and significant research of mobile systems, applications and services.


January 23, 2017

The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant to Professor Giovanni Vigna for support of a project titled, "Educating the Security Workforce through On-Demand Live Competitions."