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Yun Teng
February 17, 2015

Graduate student Yun Teng has been awarded the 2015 Google Fellowship in Computer Graphics. Yun Teng’s research works to simulate virtual human interactions more efficiently, especially with difficult interactions, such as body contact and water interaction.

February 12, 2015

Computer Science professor Ben Zhao has been recognized for his contributions in the area of Internet research and technology development with the inaugural Early Career Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Internet Technical Committee.

Read the entire article at the UCSB College of Engineering website here.

February 5, 2015

Rich Wolski, a UC Santa Barbara Computer Science professor, was recently interviewed about his pioneering efforts in cloud computing. Professor Wolski oversaw the development of Eucalyptus, an open source infrastructure for cloud computing on clusters. The professor gives his thoughts on the current state of cloud computing and current, popular cloud platforms.


Read the full ostatic.com article here.

Professor Heather Zheng
February 5, 2015

Heather Zheng, a UC Santa Barbara Computer Science professor, has received a Google Faculty Research Award for her “Outdoor 60GHz Picocells for High-Bandwidth Communications” research.

For more information about her research, please see this article.

For more information about the Google Faculty Research Award, go here.

SB Hacks logo
February 5, 2015

Over the Jan. 30-Feb. 1 weekend, over 500 participants gathered at UCSB’s Corwin Pavilion and surrounding areas to compete for prizes in the SB Hacks challenge. During this first iteration of SB Hacks, the annual event attracted students from all over California. Teams worked the entire weekend to create impressive solutions for a variety of problems. Here are the winning teams:

February 4, 2015

As reported in the latest issue of “The Current,” UCSB has a new Center for Digital Games Research. The newly established center takes a multidisciplinary approach to the study and design of digital media and games. Take, for example, Computer Science Professor Matthew Turk’s Four Eyes Lab.

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Events

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