News Archive
Verizon has announced its partnership with the University of California, Santa Barbara, which aims to test the use of AI and machine learning to develop improved security around the flow of information and how it is interpreted and used.
Yu-Xiang Wang has received a new NSF Award to support his research in “Optimal and Adaptive Reinforcement Learning with Offline Data and Limited Adaptivity”.
UCSB Alumni Antonio Bianchi and his team at Purdue University have receives a grant from DARPA to aid a project called “Assured Micropatching.”
UCSB’s Assistant Professor Yu Feng received the ACM Special Interest Group On Software Engineering (SIGSOFT) Distinguished Paper Award at the 35th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE'20).
Saiph Savage, a UCSB Alumna, has been named as one of the 2020 keynote speakers at The Neural Information Processing Systems Foundation’s (NeurIPS) annual conference.
CS Ph.D students, Vaishali Surianarayanan & Peter Gartland, have papers accepted to FOCS2020, one of the two premier conferences in theory of computer science.
The UCSB team, led by computer science professors Arpit Gupta, Elizabeth Belding, and Yu-Xiang Wang, will be developing a wireless network management system that leverages reinforcement learning to optimize the quality of experience (QoE) for end-users.
Professor William Wang appointed as Mellichamp Chair in Artificial Intelligence & Designs. 
On Friday, June 12th, the Department of Computer Science held its 3rd Annual End of Year Awards & Graduate Celebration virtually.
Prof. William Wang received JPMorgan Chase Faculty Research Award for his proposal, " Combining Knowledge Base and Unstructured Text for Open-Domain Financial Question Answering" 
Prof Rich Wolski co-authored the article "Doing Data Science on the Shoulders of Giants: The Value of Open Source Software for the Data Science Community" was published by Harvard Data Science Review. 
A former PhD student of Prof Tevfik Bultan, Tuba Yavuz, has received the NSF CAREER award for her proposal titled: "Towards a Secure and Reliable Internet of Things through Automated Model Extraction and Analysis" 
Natural Reserve System features Prof. Krintz & Wolski describing how their project was born...
STARTUP SPOTLIGHT: Read this article if you want to learn about an innovative startup concerned with computer and network security!
Congratulations to Samantha Oglesby for being a recipient of the Staff Citation of Excellence Award! This award acknowledges and celebrates outstanding achievements and meritorious service.
 Congratulations to UCSB’s Professor Richert Wang for being awarded the Faculty Career Development Award (FCDA), which provides eligible junior faculty the opportunity to strengthen their records in research and other creative activity by providing funds to enable them to spend uninterrupted time pursuing research interests or independent study.
Congratulations to Ethan Epperly, a fourth year undergraduate  student at UCSB for being recently selected for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)!
Congratulations to Yunkai Zhang, a fourth year undergraduate  student at UCSB for being recently selected for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)!
Congratulations to Diba Mirza on being awarded The Distinguished Teaching Award!
Congratulations to Lia Yeh, an undergraduate Computer Science student at UCSB for being recently selected for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)!
Maiyya has recently been selected for the 2020 Google Fellowship in Structured Data and Database Management as well as the 2020 IBM Fellowship for demonstrating excellence and innovative research proposals.
Congratulations to Colin Unger, an undergraduate Computer Science student at UCSB for being recently selected for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)!
This year’s summit.cs was hosted on March 11, 2020 at UC Santa Barbara.
 The Augmented Humans (AHs) International Conference celebrates and “emphasizes the move towards technologies that enhance human capabilities beyond the individual and will have the potential for impact on societal scale."
CS Student Advising will suspend in-person advising effective Tuesday March 17 until further notice.
He does it again! Professor William Wang receives the Google Faculty Research Award for 2019 - 2020 - a program focus on supporting world-class technician research in fields such as CS.
Deeksha Dangwal, Weilong Cui, Joseph McMahan, and Tim Sherwood win 2020 IEEE Micro "Top Pick" Award!
Professor Chandra Krintz was featured on the Economist’s weekly science podcast, Babbage, on the topic of “Can the world feed 10bn people by 2050?”.
Professor Richert Wang with colleagues at CSU Chico proposed a project with a vision for a brighter future, Coding Community. 
PhD student Tegan Brennan and her advisor Professor Tevfik Bultan, director of Vlab, will report a new type of side-channel that leaks information in modern software systems at the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (S&P) and the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) this year. S&P and ICSE are named top-tier publication venues in computer security and software engineering research.
DCD Magazine Highlights Professor Wolski and former research faculty member Brevik on the AWS Spot Market
Professor Subhash received the Indian Institute of Technology Distinguished Alumnus Award for 2019 in the category of Academic Excellence!
The National Science Foundation awarded the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) partnering with UCSB and eight collaborating organizations $2.8 million to further develop the concept for a Scalable Cyberinfrastructure Institute for Multi-Messenger Astrophysics (SCIMMA).
Professor Elizabeth Belding and Professor William Wang's research featured on two popular tech media outlets for their work on A Benchmark Dataset for Learning to Intervene in Online Hate Speech.
This paper was published on the Twenty-Fourth International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems, (ASPLOS 2019).
This grant will be instrumental in supporting a new data science undergraduate major and developing core courses for data literacy.
The Fourth ACM/IEEE Symposium on Edge Computing (SEC) accepted a paper by Professor Rich Wolski & Chandra Krintz.
Professor William Wang featured by IEE on Making AI More Energy Efficient. 
The Arm Research Summit offers a unique forum where academics, researchers and industry experts come together to discuss their own projects, discover the latest developments across a wide range of different fields, and make new connections for future collaborative opportunities.
Professor Krintz and Professor Wolski collaborating on the project "Sensing and Lighting for Citrus Under Protective Screens."