News Archive

June 1, 2019

The UCSB Natural Language Processing (NLP) group, directed by Computer Science Professors William Wang, are the new recipients of a Google Gift award to be used towards “Vision-Language Navigation with Self-Supervised Learning.”

May 24, 2019

Professor Lingqi Yan of the Computer Science department has recently received the 2019 Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award from ACM SIGGRAPH.

May 21, 2019

Dr. Mariya Zheleva, UCSB Ph.D. Alumna and Assistant Professor at the University of Albany, was recently awarded an NSF CAREER award and the University at Albany Presidential Award for Exemplary Community Engagement.

May 21, 2019


Greta Halle, our Business Officer, is one of the new recipients of the 2018-2019 Council of UC Staff Assemblies (CUCSA) Kevin McCauley Outstanding Staff Award!


May 16, 2019

Hosted by the Department of Statistics & Applied Probability, the Center for Financial Mathematics and Actuarial Research, and Hull Tactical, the ERP Prediction Contest invited undergraduate and masters students to build a predictive model that could predict S&P 500 returns.

May 15, 2019

Last month, UCSB hosted Grad Slam, an award-winning campus-wide competition for the best three-minute talk by a graduate student.

April 22, 2019

In collaboration with the College of Creative Studies, the Computer Science department was proud to invite Dr. Anna Patterson to share her perspective as an entrepreneur and speak about trends in AI on April 22, 2019 as the seventeenth talk in the Array of Talks lecture series.

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