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July 31, 2014

Forbes recently ranked the most entrepreneurial universities in the US based on the percentage of alumni who became business founders and owners and this year UCSB came in at #20. The full list can be found here.

July 31, 2014

Dr. Martin Holoien passed away on July 18, 2014. Marty had a long association with the Department. He joined as a Lecturer back in early 80's when the department consisted of only eight faculty members. He moved from Minnesota after a distinguished career as Chair of the Department of Computer Science at Moorhead State College (now Moorhead State University) and Director of its Computer Center. He published several computer science textbooks and taught many different courses at UCSB including introductory courses for computer science and for engineering students.

July 31, 2014

You’re on your smartphone, browsing through Facebook. In a fit of productivity, you search for, say, a project management app to help you use your non-Instagram and cat video time more effectively. You download and install the first one you come across … only to find that it doesn’t do anything. No reminders, no calendar, no clock, nothing.

Oh, well. You exit the app and go back to Facebook.

July 30, 2014

Professor Tevfik Bultan recently received a National Science Foundation grant for a project titled "Data Model Verification". The three-year, $499,888 grant will seek to develop innovative approaches to software verification, particularly focusing on code that manipulates and updates the data in modern software systems.

July 2, 2014

Professor Ambuj Singh has been appointed the new Chair of the Department of Computer Science, effective July 1, 2014. Singh takes over the reins from Prof. Subhash Suri, who is returning to full time research and teaching after serving as Chair for the past three years.

July 1, 2014

Each year a committee of industry experts and faculty chooses 10 papers from the top conferences to highlight in the annual "Top Picks" issue of IEEE Micro — and UCSB yet again has a paper on the list. This year the paper is titled "SurfNoC: A Low Latency and Provably Non-Interfering Approach to Secure Networks-On-Chip" and represents a collaboration between UC Santa Barbara, UC San Diego, and the Naval Postgraduate School.

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Events

July 10, 2014 - 1:00pm
June 13, 2014 - 10:00am
June 9, 2014 - 3:00pm
Stevens Le Blond, Max Planck Institute for Software Systems
June 6, 2014 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
June 6, 2014 - 3:30pm
June 6, 2014 - 10:00am