News Archive

September 19, 2013

Prof. Diana Franklin received an Undergraduate Research Mentoring award from the National Center for Women and Information Technology. The annual NCWIT Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award recognizes American Academic Alliance representatives for their outstanding mentorship, high-quality research opportunities, recruitment of women and minority students, and efforts to encourage and advance undergraduates in computing-related fields.

September 19, 2013

UCSB has been ranked as the U.S. university with the third highest earning potential for Computer Science majors, according to a new report from PayScale. According to their data, the median mid-career pay for a CS major from UCSB is $120,000.

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September 11, 2013

According to a new study on the economic value of college majors, computer science is one of the top few majors in terms of highest median earnings. See a short article here and the published study here.

September 5, 2013

Dr. Aydin Buluç, who received his PhD in 2010 with advisor John Gilbert, has received a Department of Energy Early Career Research Award. This article describes Dr. Buluç’s research at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory that aims to develop new data-mining algorithms to discover new biofuels.

September 4, 2013

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of California at Santa Barbara is seeking applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in the field of Computer Engineering with a start date of Fall quarter, 2014. For more information please visit here.

August 13, 2013


Dr. Stacy Patterson
Dr. Stacy Patterson’s article, coauthored with B. Bamieh, M.R. Jovanovic, and P. Mitra, entitled “Coherence in Large-Scale Networks: Dimension-Dependent Limitations of Local Feedback” has been selected as the recipient of the 2013 George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award. This award is the most prestigious best paper award in the discipline of control science, given for the best paper in the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control.

August 13, 2013

Dr. Stacy Patterson’s article, coauthored with B. Bamieh, M.R. Jovanovic, and P. Mitra, entitled “Coherence in Large-Scale Networks: Dimension-Dependent Limitations of Local Feedback” has been selected as the recipient of the 2013 George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award. This award is the most prestigious best paper award in the discipline of control science, given for the best paper in the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control.

July 26, 2013

It is with deepest regret that we announce Roger C. Wood, professor emeritus, passed away peacefully on July 17, 2013, at his home in Santa Barbara. (continued)

Some pictures of Roger have been collected at the College of Engineering’s Facebook page.

July 11, 2013

Research by PhD student Petko Bogdanov and his colleagues in the Bioinformatics and Database Lab, directed by Professor Ambuj Singh, is reported on by the MIT Technology Review in an article entitled What’s Your Social-Media Genotype?

June 29, 2013

Prof. Chandra Krintz has been selected as one of Forty Women to Watch Over 40 in 2013 – “women who are reinventing, and disrupting, and making an impact.”

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