Professor Tevfik Bultan heads the Verification Laboratory (VLab) where he conducts research with his graduate students on techniques for detecting and eliminating bugs in software.

Winner of the 2016 SIGKDD Ph.D. Dissertation Runner Up Award 

Professor Linda Petzold is awarded the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Prize for Distinguished Service to the Profession. 

In a competition considered the Olympics of hacking, UC Santa Barbara’s resident hackers took home the bronze this year.

CS Fall Quarter BBQ at Goleta Beach  

Assistant Professor and cryptographer Stefano Tessaro receives National Science Foundation CAREER Award for "The Theoretical Foundations of Symmetric Cryptography." 

UCSB Computer Science welcomes Professor William Wang  

CONGRATULATIONS to the Computer Science undergraduate teams who won this year’s Capstone project awards! 

Team "CitrixNChill," mentored by Citrix

Team "Under Construction," mentored by Procore

Team "Euphoria," mentored by Sonos

The Department of Computer Science welcomes Margaret Salisbury to the role of Undergraduate Advisor


Computer Science Professor Chandra Krintz recently gave a TEDx talk entitled Transforming us into a society of food producers. In her talk, which can be found here, she discusses how the same data analysis and prediction techniques used by tech companies such as Amazon and Google for targeted advertisement and marketing could be used to make farmers and ranchers more productive.

Previously, Benji served as CS Undergraduae Program Coordinator and Advisor.