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.

February 24, 2020

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. 

February 20, 2020

Deeksha Dangwal, Weilong Cui, Joseph McMahan, and Tim Sherwood win 2020 IEEE Micro "Top Pick" Award! 

February 14, 2020

Professor Richert Wang with colleagues at CSU Chico proposed a project with a vision for a brighter future, Coding Community

January 1, 2020

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.