News & Events


April 24, 2017

In an article titled "Google Can Finally Understand Your Drunk Texts," Assistant Professor William Wang comments on the design of Tacotron -- Google's newest artificial intelligence program. Tacotron is an end-to-end generative text-to-speech model that synthesizes speech directly from characters. Prof. Wang is a natural language processing expert who is familiar with Google's Tacotron research.

April 24, 2017

Assistant Professor Rachel Lin has received the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award for her work on the topic, "Obfuscation from a Complexity Theoretic Perspective." 

The extremely competitive NSF CAREER award makes it possible for an assistant professor in science or engineering to launch an ambitious research program.


April 20, 2017

Professors Chandra Krintz and Elizabeth Belding talk with the Pacific Coast Business Times about their respective efforts to benefit rural and remote communities through big data and wireless technology. Read the full story here.

April 17, 2017

Congratulations to Yanick Fratantonio, who will be joining EURECOM as an Assistant Professor beginning September 2017. Currently, Yanick works in the UCSB Computer Lab with Professors Christopher Kruegel and Giovanni Vigna. His research spans various aspects of mobile security, such as malware detection, vulnerability analysis, characterization of emerging threats, and development of novel protection mechanisms.

April 17, 2017

Congratulations to Yan Shoshitaishvili on his faculty appointment at Arizona State University. Focused on advancing the state of the art of binary analysis, Yan currently works in the UCSB Computer Security Lab with Professors Christopher Kruegel and Giovanni Vigna.

For the second consecutive year (2017 and 2016), Arizona State University has ranked #1 in the U.S. for innovation on the U.S. News & World Report "Best Colleges" list.