News Archive

October 31, 2018

Professor Tevfik Bultan is the sole Principal Investigator of a recent
half million dollars, three year NSF grant titled "Differential Policy
Verification and Repair for Access Control in the Cloud."  Due to
the ubiquitous use of software services, protecting the confidentiality of
private information stored in compute clouds is becoming an increasingly
critical problem. Incorrect specification of access control policies in
cloud storage services can cause millions of customers' private data to be

October 22, 2018

To celebrate National Cyber Security Awareness Month Dr. Vigna will discuss how AI is used in security and the (little understood) pitfalls of adversarial machine learning.

October 8, 2018

The 13th USENIX Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation seeks to present innovative, exciting research in computer systems. OSDI brings together professionals from academic and industrial backgrounds in a premier forum for discussing the design, implementation, and implications of systems software. The OSDI Symposium emphasizes innovative research as well as quantified or insightful experiences in systems design and implementation.


October 4, 2018

Computer Science alumni Mariya Zheleva and Petko Bogdanov with UAlbany Researchers secure $1.5 million grant from National Science Foundation to improve broadband access in rural areas.

October 1, 2018

Prof. Tevfik Bultan is serving as the Program Committee Co-Chair for the 2019 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE).

September 18, 2018

Prof.  Xifeng Yan is serving as program co-chair of the 2019 SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM19), which will be held in Calgary, Canada between May 2 and 4, 2019.  The conference is sponsored by the SIAM Activity Group on Data Mining and Analytics and held in cooperation with the American Statistical Association.

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.

September 10, 2018

UCPath go-live activities are underway at UCSB.

September 10, 2018

 UCPath Comes to UCSB September 27th, 2018. Go-live activities are underway!

August 31, 2018

(Santa Barbara, Calif.) — Two of UC Santa Barbara’s junior engineering faculty members have received the prestigious Young Faculty Award from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). William Wang, in the College of Engineering’s Department of Computer Science, and Jonathan Klamkin, in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, join 34 other up-and-coming researchers for 2018.