News Archive

September 26, 2013


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


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


September 25, 2013

PhD student Byungkyu Kang, Research Scientists John O’Donovan, and Professor Tobias Hollerer received a Best Paper Award at the 2013 ASE/IEEE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom 2013) for their paper entitled “Understanding Information Credibility on Twitter” (PDF).

September 24, 2013

A Popular Science article reports on UCSB’s Security Lab:
Schools across the country are offering courses where students learn how to stop malicious hackers. Step one: learn their ways.

September 19, 2013

Prof. Diana Franklin has been selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering’s fifth Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) symposium, to be held October 27-30 in Irvine, California.

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.

For more information, follow this link.

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.