UCSB Computer Science Ph.D. student, William Eiers, recently received the Outstanding Teaching Assistant (TA) Award from the College of Engineering. Eiers is currently the Lead TA of the Computer Science department and was chosen for this role by Professor Elizabeth Belding.
The UCSB Natural Language Processing (NLP) group, directed by Computer Science Professors William Wang, are the new recipients of a Google Gift award to be used towards “Vision-Language Navigation with Self-Supervised Learning.”
Dr. Mariya Zheleva, UCSB Ph.D. Alumna and Assistant Professor at the University of Albany, was recently awarded an NSF CAREER award and the University at Albany Presidential Award for Exemplary Community Engagement.
Hosted by the Department of Statistics & Applied Probability, the Center for Financial Mathematics and Actuarial Research, and Hull Tactical, the ERP Prediction Contest invited undergraduate and masters students to build a predictive model that could predict S&P 500 returns.