News Archive

April 22, 2011


Tech companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft are aggressively recruiting college students in hopes of landing them before they graduate. The jump in tech hires highlights what some economists see as a bounce-back in the $805 billion U.S. tech industry that could eventually make a dent in the national unemployment rate of 8.8% (USTODAY Report).

April 12, 2011

The grand challenge of Information Network Academic Research Center is to develop science that enables the modeling, design, analysis, and prediction of behaviors of networks, and to develop fundamental underpinnings to enable humans and networks of disparate information sources to discover and optimize information and knowledge from the full range of structured and unstructured sources.

April 8, 2011

The Computer Science Department at UCSB has a perfect sweep of ALL the
academic senate awards in 2011:

April 8, 2011

The Distinguished Teaching Award acknowledges the efforts of Senate faculty members who have successfully united teaching and research. More to come.

April 8, 2011

The 2011 National Engineers Week Committee (NEWC) is pleased to announce the 10 winners of the outstanding engineering student competition. Alexander Hsu is among the 10 winners. Each of the winners received $1,200 to support their academic endeavor. The scholarships were presented during the annual NEW banquet at The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on March 3, 2011.

April 8, 2011

Prof. Ben Hardekopf’s paper, titled “Flow-Sensitive Pointer Analysis for Millions of Lines of Code,” wins the Best Paper Award at CGO’11 (Symposium on Code Generation and Optimization).

April 7, 2011

Ph.D. student Bryce Boe has been awarded the UCSB Academic Senate’s Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award for 2010-2011. The Academic Senate Graduate Council’s Committee on Distinguished Teaching Awards is charged with recognizing and enhancing teaching on this campus.

April 5, 2011

The UCSB Academic Senate has bestowed Prof. Agrawal with the honor of 2011 Academic Senate Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award.

Prof. Agrawal has mentored more than 30 PhD students over the period of twenty four years in his capacity as a Professor at the Department of Computer Science at UCSB. Many of the students mentored by Prof. Agrawal (and his longtime colleague Prof. El Abbadi) have established themselves as respected professors, researchers, and entrepreneurs.

It is a great honor and is thoroughly deserved. Congratulations!

March 17, 2011

Prof. Matthew Turk to receive the 2011-2012 Fulbright-Nokia Distinguished Chair in Information and Communications Technologies

March 10, 2011

The faculty of the University of California, Santa Barbara has bestowed its highest honor on Linda R. Petzold, an internationally recognized researcher who is a professor of Computer Science and of Mechanical Engineering at UCSB. Petzold has been named Faculty Research Lecturer for 2011.