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. 

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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.

September 13, 2019
Professor Krintz and Professor Wolski collaborating on the project "Sensing and Lighting for Citrus Under Protective Screens."
August 30, 2019
Tegan Brennan, a fifth-year PhD student in UC Santa Barbara’s Computer Science Department, recently discovered a new class of vulnerabilities that can lead to information leaks by noting the changes in program behavior that depend on secret information.
August 21, 2019
Professor William Wang receives the 2019 IBM Faculty award for his research on Information Extraction and Natural Language Processing.
August 5, 2019
Professor Tevfik Bultan and his collaborators Professor Corina Pasareanu at Carnegie Mellon University and Professor Koushik Sen at the University of California, Berkeley received a 1.2 million dollar collaborative research grant from the National Science Foundation titled "HUGS: Human-Guided Software Testing and Analysis for Scalable Bug Detection and Repair."