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October 20, 2013

Prof. Kevin Almeroth has received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for research to maximize the available bandwidth in next generation wireless local area networks (WLANs). The grant, for $101,088, also involves Prof. Elizabeth Belding as co-Principal Investigator.

October 20, 2013

Prof. Kevin Almeroth has received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for research to maximize the available bandwidth in next generation wireless local area networks (WLANs). The grant, for $101,088, also involves Prof. Elizabeth Belding as co-Principal Investigator.

October 19, 2013

Prof. Ben Hardekopf has been awarded a three-year, $466,875 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support research to improve the safety of web browser addons.

Browser addons are downloaded by millions of users to extend the functionality of their web browsers in many ways. However, browsers addons have high privileges and consequently require a high level of scrutiny; for example, malicious addons can easily steal users’ private information, such as passwords, credit card numbers, browsing history, etc.

October 19, 2013

If it’s in the realm of social networks, Internet security and privacy, and the modeling and mining of enormous graphs, you can bet Ben Zhao is on the cusp of something big.

October 19, 2013

Prof. Tobias Höllerer has received a grant of $320,461 from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to support the deployment of a high-fidelity Mixed Reality (MR) simulator in the UCSB AlloSphere.

October 19, 2013

Prof. Ben Hardekopf has been awarded a three-year, $466,875 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support research to improve the safety of web browser addons.

Browser addons are downloaded by millions of users to extend the functionality of their web browsers in many ways. However, browsers addons have high privileges and consequently require a high level of scrutiny; for example, malicious addons can easily steal users’ private information, such as passwords, credit card numbers, browsing history, etc.

October 3, 2013

The department’s annual Graduate Student Workshop on Computing (GSWC 2013) will be held on Friday, October 4th in Corwin Pavilion. This is an important and exciting event in the life of the department, and all students, faculty, and visitors are invited to attend. The workshop is free and open to all.

The workshop will include talks and posters by UCSB graduate students, an industry panel, and a keynote talk by Mike Brzozowski of Google on “Beyond Big Data: Understanding Users at Scale.”

October 2, 2013

Is the world’s first commercial quantum computer the real deal or not? An October article in Wired Science sought Prof. Wim van Dam’s opinions on a new quantum computer by D-Wave Systems.

Read the article here.

September 26, 2013

UCSB COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENT PRESENTS
DISTINGUISHED LECTURE:

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2013
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Reception
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Talk
Engineering Sciences Building, Room 1001

HOST: Subhash Suri

SPEAKER: Daphne Koller
Professor of Computer Science, Stanford University; Co-Founder and co-CEO, Coursera

Title:

The Online Revolution: Learning without Limits

Abstract:

September 26, 2013

UCSB COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENT PRESENTS:

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
3:30 – 4:30 PM
Room 1132 Harold Frank Hall

HOST: Amr El Abbadi

SPEAKER: David Lomet
Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research

Title:

LLAMA: A Cache/Storage Subsystem for Modern Hardware (joint work with Justin Levandoski and Sudipta Sengupta)

Abstract:

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