Professor Tao Yang and William Wang selected for Google Faculty Research Awards.

The Google Faculty Research Award is to identify and strengthen long-term collaborative relationships with faculty working on problems that will impact how future generations use technology. It is highly competitive - this round Google AI received 910 proposals covering 40 countries and over 320 universities. After expert reviews and committee discussions, Google AI decided to fund 158 projects. Our CS Department has two recipients of Google Faculty Research Awards this year: Prof. Tao Yang and Prof. William Wang.  Congratulations to them!

For more information about the Google Faculty Research Award, go here. 

News

April 3, 2019

Hosted by UCSB’s Department of Computer Science, the 2019 CS Summit event was held on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at Corwin Pavilion and the Lagoon Plaza.

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.

March 25, 2020

This year’s summit.cs was hosted on March 11, 2020 at UC Santa Barbara.

March 20, 2020

 

The Augmented Humans (AHs) International Conference celebrates and “emphasizes the move towards technologies that enhance human capabilities beyond the individual and will have the potential for impact on societal scale."

March 16, 2020

CS Student Advising will suspend in-person advising effective Tuesday March 17 until further notice. 

February 24, 2020

He does it again! Professor William Wang receives the Google Faculty Research Award for 2019 - 2020 - a program focus on supporting world-class technician research in fields such as CS.