News Archive

May 9, 2011

TIME: 9:00am to 5:00pm
LOCATION: Engineering Science Building (ESB) – Room 1001 and Courtyard

HOST: Chris Kruegel (CMPSC 189A), Rich Wolski (CMPSC 189B), Steve Butner (ECE 189A/B), Ilan Ben-Yaacov (ECE 188A/B)
SPEAKERS: CMPSC and ECE 189 / 188 Seniors

TITLE: Computer Engineering Program – 2011 Capstone Project Presentation Day

May 5, 2011

Professor Gonzalez has been appointed Conference Chair for the 23rd IASTED International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems (PDCS 2011). The Conference will take place December 14 – 16 in Dallas, TX.

April 29, 2011

Prof. Richard Kemmerer was interviewed by National Public Radio on Wednesday 4/27, 2011.

KCBX Program Highlights:
“An Evening With … Hackers: As the controversy roils over WikiLeaks, one issue becomes very obvious: There is no such thing as complete computer security. UCSB computer science professor Richard Kemmerer, says that no one can predict where the next cyber attack will emerge. ”

Dick’ Interview Soundtrack.

April 22, 2011


Tech companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft are aggressively recruiting college students in hopes of landing them before they graduate. The jump in tech hires highlights what some economists see as a bounce-back in the $805 billion U.S. tech industry that could eventually make a dent in the national unemployment rate of 8.8% (USTODAY Report).

April 12, 2011

The grand challenge of Information Network Academic Research Center is to develop science that enables the modeling, design, analysis, and prediction of behaviors of networks, and to develop fundamental underpinnings to enable humans and networks of disparate information sources to discover and optimize information and knowledge from the full range of structured and unstructured sources.

April 8, 2011

The Computer Science Department at UCSB has a perfect sweep of ALL the
academic senate awards in 2011:

April 8, 2011

The Distinguished Teaching Award acknowledges the efforts of Senate faculty members who have successfully united teaching and research. More to come.

April 8, 2011

The 2011 National Engineers Week Committee (NEWC) is pleased to announce the 10 winners of the outstanding engineering student competition. Alexander Hsu is among the 10 winners. Each of the winners received $1,200 to support their academic endeavor. The scholarships were presented during the annual NEW banquet at The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on March 3, 2011.

April 8, 2011

Prof. Ben Hardekopf’s paper, titled “Flow-Sensitive Pointer Analysis for Millions of Lines of Code,” wins the Best Paper Award at CGO’11 (Symposium on Code Generation and Optimization).

April 7, 2011

Ph.D. student Bryce Boe has been awarded the UCSB Academic Senate’s Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award for 2010-2011. The Academic Senate Graduate Council’s Committee on Distinguished Teaching Awards is charged with recognizing and enhancing teaching on this campus.