Professor Tao Yang and William Wang selected for Google Faculty Research Awards.

The Google Faculty Research Award is to identify and strengthen long-term collaborative relationships with faculty working on problems that will impact how future generations use technology. It is highly competitive - this round Google AI received 910 proposals covering 40 countries and over 320 universities. After expert reviews and committee discussions, Google AI decided to fund 158 projects. Our CS Department has two recipients of Google Faculty Research Awards this year: Prof. Tao Yang and Prof. William Wang.  Congratulations to them!

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

News

April 3, 2019

Hosted by UCSB’s Department of Computer Science, the 2019 CS Summit event was held on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at Corwin Pavilion and the Lagoon Plaza.

September 18, 2018

CS Professor Elizabeth Belding is the Principal Investigator of a recent $2 Million, three year NSF grant titled "PuebloConnect: Expanding Internet Access and Content Relevance in Tribal Communities".  The project is a collaboration with Marisa Duarte (Arizona State), Morgan Vigil-Hayes (Northern Arizona University), Ellen Zegura (Georgia Tech) and Jennifer Nevarez (Community Learning Network).  Prof. Vigil-Hayes is a 2017 Ph.D. graduate of UCSB, who worked in Prof. Belding’s research group.

April 16, 2019

UCSB Computer Science Professor Yu-Xiang Wang and his co-authors, Borja Balle and Shiva Kasiviswanathan, were awarded a Paper Award from AISTATS 2019. Their paper, “Subsampled Renyi Differential Privacy and Analytical Moments Accountant,” studied the problem of subsampling in differential privacy.

April 15, 2019

UCSB’s ArchLab, under the direction of Dr. Timothy Sherwood of UCSB’s Computer Science Department, recently received the Best Paper Award at the 24th ACM International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS).

April 15, 2019

UCSB Assistant Professor, Arpit Gupta, received an Honorable Mention at the ACM SIGCOMM Doctoral Dissertation Awards

 

March 27, 2019

Prof. Diba Mirza piloted UCSB's Computer Science Undergraduate Tutor program in 2017 which has now doubled in size since its debut. She took to the opportunity to visit Brown University to discuss best practices with Prof. Andy van Dam who had started the UTA program at Brown CS in the 1960s and is still part of it. 

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Events

May 17, 2019 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Dr. Ellen Zegura
March 13, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Dr. Lise Getoor
February 4, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
David Lomet
December 5, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm
Haixun Wang & Shengqi Yang
November 26, 2018 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Dr. Umesh K Mishra
November 26, 2018 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Kazoo Sone
November 16, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Michael Freedman
November 9, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm