News Archive

July 29, 2011

White Knight Cyber Hackers

UC Santa Barbara computer lab trains the next generation of cyber-security warriors. The Computer Science Security Group led by Prof. Richard Kemmerer, Prof. Giovanni Vigna and Prof. Christopher Kruegel, was recently interviewed by Casey Wian at CNN.

July 22, 2011


Congratulations to Sudipto, Pegah, and Mohit on receiving our department outstanding graduate student, publication, dissertation awards.
Sudipto Das–Outstanding Graduate Student
Pegah Kamousi–Outstanding Publication
Mohit Tiwari–Outstanding Dissertation

June 7, 2011

WhichAisle, a mobile app that helps with grocery store shopping, won the“Best Capstone Project in Computer Science” at the CS 189A/B, ECE 189A/B, and ECE 188A/B Senior Project Presentation Day.

WhichAisle Team members Matt Decoteau, Steve Gala, Jacob Goren, and Conor Pawley took home the $1100 award funded by the Hass endowment and the Computer Science Chair’s Prize for their project at the June 2nd event.

May 13, 2011

Congratulations Luca Foschini, Pegah Kamousi, and Shiyuan Wang on receiving three coveted Central Continuing Student Fellowship! Luca received the Dean’s Fellowship, while both Pegah and Shiyuan received Graduate Division Dissertation Fellowships. These are very competitive campus wide awards.

May 9, 2011

UCSB COMPUTER ENGINEERING PROGRAM PRESENTS:
THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 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

USTODAY Report

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:

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