News Archive

June 7, 2019

Second-year undergraduate student, Zizhuang Wang, has been awarded the Chancellor’s Award at the College of Creative Studies Commencement ceremony this past weekend.

June 1, 2019

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.

June 1, 2019

Chad Spensky, Grad Slam alum and UCSB Computer Science Department Ph.D. Student, presented the first place pitch on behalf of his team Allthenticate at the 2019 TMP New Venture Competition (NVC).

June 1, 2019

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.”

May 24, 2019

Professor Lingqi Yan of the Computer Science department has recently received the 2019 Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award from ACM SIGGRAPH.

May 21, 2019


Greta Halle, our Business Officer, is one of the new recipients of the 2018-2019 Council of UC Staff Assemblies (CUCSA) Kevin McCauley Outstanding Staff Award!


May 21, 2019

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.

May 16, 2019

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.

May 15, 2019

Last month, UCSB hosted Grad Slam, an award-winning campus-wide competition for the best three-minute talk by a graduate student.

April 22, 2019

In collaboration with the College of Creative Studies, the Computer Science department was proud to invite Dr. Anna Patterson to share her perspective as an entrepreneur and speak about trends in AI on April 22, 2019 as the seventeenth talk in the Array of Talks lecture series.