News Archive

November 14, 2011

El Abbadi and Belding

Internet to Better Rural African Life
By Kathleen Tan
Published on November 14, 2011 via Daily Nexus

Two professors from UCSB’s Computer Science Dept. received $100,000 last week for their project to bring a low-cost communications network to Africa’s rural areas.

November 13, 2011

The VLDB Endowment has a board of 21 elected trustees, who are the legal guardians of the Endowment’s charter and activities. The trustees are elected among internationally distinguished researchers and professionals in the field of database and information systems who have contributed to the objectives of the Endowment with dedication and distinction. Prof. Divy Agrawal‘s research expertise is in the areas of database systems, distributed computing, data warehousing, and large-scale information systems.

November 13, 2011

The distinguished award recognizes individual contributions to both the practical and theoretical aspects of computing and information technology, and is given to ACM members with at least 15 years of professional experience who have achieved significant accomplishments or have made a significant impact on the computing field. Elizabeth’s research focuses on mobile networking, specifically multimedia, monitoring, advanced service support, and solutions for developing and underdeveloped regions.

October 10, 2011

Prof. Christopher Kruegel receives 2011 IBM Faculty Award

The IBM Faculty Awards is a competitive worldwide program intended to:
*Foster collaboration between researchers at leading universities worldwide and those in IBM research, development and services organizations; and
*Promote courseware and curriculum innovation to stimulate growth in disciplines and geographies that are strategic to IBM.

October 5, 2011

The annual Graduate Student Workshop on Computing (GSWC11) will be
held on Friday, Oct 7, from 8 to 3 in ESB 1001. The workshop features short
talks and posters on our students’ research, along with keynote lectures and
panel discussions, featuring some of our own past graduates.

Details can be found at:

September 19, 2011

The AlloSphere Offers an Interactive Experience of Nano-sized Worlds
September 6, 2011

What would it be like to dive into the veins and arteries of the human body or weave through the layers of the brain? With the AlloSphere, a 33-foot diameter sphere built inside of a three-story echo-free cube, these feats are now possible.

August 24, 2011

Marc Andreessen, co-founder of Netscape, one of the first browser companies, on Why Software Is Eating the World.

WSJ Report

July 30, 2011

Professor Gonzalez New Editorships Appointments

Professor Gonzalez has been appointed Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Computers. IEEETC is celebrating its 60th Anniversary. Professor Gonzalez has also been appointed to the Editorial Boards of the International Journal of Advanced Networking and Applications (IJANA), the International Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing and Networks (ACTA Press), and the International Journal of Communications and Computer Security (ACTA Press).

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.