News Archive

March 14, 2017

For their paper titled "#Indigenous: Tracking the Connective Actions of Native American Advocates on Twitter," Professor Elizabeth Belding and CS graduate student Morgan Vigil-Hayes received a Best Paper Honorable Mention at the 20th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW 2017).

March 6, 2017

UCSB Computer Science will be well represented at the 33rd Annual International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2017) in San Diego, April 19-22, 2017.  Two CS research teams will present their respective topics during two of three Demo Track Sessions at this IEEE conference.

February 16, 2017

Congratulations to CS undergraduate student Hyun Bum Cho, on receiving a $1,000 scholarship from DiscoverE – a coalition of engineering professionals. Hyun is one of three, UC Santa Barbara engineering undergraduate students chosen for their work to receive the award. 

February 8, 2017

CS Newsletter, Winter 2017

The latest newsletter from the Department of Computer Science features profiles of new faculty members, highlights of faculty awards and honors, interviews with accomplished CS undergraduates, and more. To view the full newsletter, please click here


January 27, 2017

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) has awarded a grant to Professor Tobias Höllerer for his project titled "View Management and User Interface Optimization for Wide-Area Mobile Augmented Reality." ONR coordinates, executes, and promotes the science and technology programs of the United States Navy and Marine Corps.

January 27, 2017

The National Science Foundation has provided Professor Elizabeth M. Belding with a grant to support Student Travel for the 2017 ACM Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications (HotMobile). HotMobile is the premiere event for presenting innovative and significant research of mobile systems, applications and services.


January 23, 2017

The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant to Professor Giovanni Vigna for support of a project titled, "Educating the Security Workforce through On-Demand Live Competitions." 

December 29, 2016

At the 36th IARCS Annual Conference on Foundations of Software Technology and Theoretical Computer Science (FSTTCS 2016), Professor Tevfik Bultan presented a keynote talk titled, "Side Channel Analysis Using a Model Counting Constraint Solver and Symbolic Execution."  The conference was held at the Chennai Mathematical Institute in Chennai, India from December 13–15, 2016.

December 29, 2016

UCSB Computer Science graduate Gang Wang accepted a position with Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) as Associate Professor beginning Fall 2016. Earlier, he received a PhD Dissertation Fellowship from UC Santa Barbara (2015), and a Best Practical Paper Award from ACM SIGMETRICS (2013). His co-advisors at UCSB were Professor Ben Y. Zhao and Professor Heather Zheng.