In a competition considered the Olympics of hacking, UC Santa Barbara’s resident hackers took home the bronze this year.

Professor Tevfik Bultan heads the Verification Laboratory (VLab) where he conducts research with his graduate students on techniques for detecting and eliminating bugs in software.

Assistant Professor and cryptographer Stefano Tessaro receives National Science Foundation CAREER Award for "The Theoretical Foundations of Symmetric Cryptography." 

Professor Linda Petzold is awarded the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Prize for Distinguished Service to the Profession. 

CS Fall Quarter BBQ at Goleta Beach  

Winner of the 2016 SIGKDD Ph.D. Dissertation Runner Up Award 

CONGRATULATIONS to the Computer Science undergraduate teams who won this year’s Capstone project awards! 

Team "CitrixNChill," mentored by Citrix

Team "Under Construction," mentored by Procore

Team "Euphoria," mentored by Sonos

UCSB Computer Science welcomes Professor William Wang  

Previously, Benji served as CS Undergraduae Program Coordinator and Advisor.

The Department of Computer Science welcomes Margaret Salisbury to the role of Undergraduate Advisor


Computer Science Professor Chandra Krintz recently gave a TEDx talk entitled Transforming us into a society of food producers. In her talk, which can be found here, she discusses how the same data analysis and prediction techniques used by tech companies such as Amazon and Google for targeted advertisement and marketing could be used to make farmers and ranchers more productive.