News Archive

May 13, 2010

Diana Franklin joined the faculty in Winter 2008 and was voted by this year’s graduating seniors to be the Outstanding Faculty Member of 2010. She was hired as part of a department push to focus more on undergraduate education. She has worked with undergraduates and under-represented groups in various capacities, including faculty advisor for the newly-created WISH (Women in Software and Hardware) club, advisor for ACM tutoring, and in classes ranging from introductory programming through advanced computer architecture.

May 13, 2010
Prof. Subhash Suri will deliver a Keynote Lecture at the DCOSS ’10, the 6th Annual International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems.

The conference, which will be held in Santa Barbara during June 21-23, 2010, focusses on distributed computation in large-scale networked sensor systems, including algorithms, applications, design techniques, and signal and information processing.

May 9, 2010

The Department of Computer Science at UCSB announced the recipients of the 2010 Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Dissertation Year Fellowship, and P1 Graduate Student Fellowship.

April 16, 2010

UC Santa Barbara has received a $500,000 gift from alumnus Huican Zhu and two anonymous donors to establish the Glen and Susanne Culler Chair in Computer Science. The endowed professorship will support the teaching and research of a leading scientist in the discipline that Glen Culler helped shape.

April 8, 2010
Santa Barbara Summit on Energy Efficiency Presented by the Institute for Energy Efficiency (IEE) at the University of California, Santa Barbara May 12-13, 2010 Four Seasons Biltmore Hotel, Santa Barbara, CA Website: http://iee.ucsb.edu/sbsee2010 Contact: Whitney Wegener (805) 893-5496 whitney@iee.ucsb.edu The Santa Barbara Summit on Energy Efficiency will bring together global leaders and stakeholders in energy efficiency technology,
April 1, 2010

The Computer Science Department at UCSB includes a leading group of researchers in the area of “cloud computing.” Cloud computing has received significant attention lately because of its potential to revolutionize the way that the Internet works. With cloud computing, the Internet becomes the super highway that connects users to vast compute, storage, and networking resources.

March 31, 2010

Professor John Gilbert has been named a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). He was honored by SIAM “for contributions to the development and analysis of algorithms for sparse matrix problems.“ Prof. Gilbert’s research is in combinatorial and numerical algorithms, high-performance computing, mathematical software, numerical linear algebra, and scientific computation. He directs the Combinatorial Scientific Computing Lab at UCSB, and is a Professor of Computer Science and a member of the interdepartmental Program in Computational Science and Engineering.

March 30, 2010

Professors Richard Kemmerer and Giovanni Vigna, and associate professor Christopher Kruegel from UCSB received a Chamber of Commerce Business Star Award at Santa Barabara. This award is traditionally presented to an individual who has made a significant innovative contribution to positively impacting our world. Past winners include university chancellors, Nobel laureates, architects, researchers and inventors. This quarter’s Innovation award is presented to Professors Richard Kemmerer and Giovanni Vigna, and associate professor Christopher Kruegel from UCSB.

March 29, 2010

The computer security group at the University of California, Santa Barbara
has been actively working on improving the safety and security of the
Internet. Two of their research projects have made recent news headlines.

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