News Archive

June 4, 2021

Prof. Xifeng Yan & Assistant Prof. William Wang are leading the UC Santa Barbara team that was selected to participate in the Alexa Prize TaskBot Challenge. Only ten teams out of 125 applicant teams were selected to compete in this unique artificial intelligence competition. 

May 31, 2021

George Tzimpragos, a fifth year Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Computer Science at UC Santa Barbara, co-authored an article titled “Temporal Computing With Superconductors” which was featured in the “Top Picks From the 2020 Computer Architecture Conferences” edition of IEEE Journals & Magazine.

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March 12, 2021

The 2021 CS Summit event was hosted virtually by UCSB’s Department of Computer Science on Friday, March 12, 2021.

March 1, 2021

Mark Abel has recently been recognized as the inaugural Distinguished Computer Science Affiliate.

January 6, 2021

Wenhu Chen is a fourth-year Ph.D. student at the University of California, Santa Barbara, advised by William Yang Wang and Xifeng Yan. Chen received a competitive “Best Student Paper Award - Honorable Mention” from WACV 2021. 

January 6, 2021

Professor Yufei Ding was featured in The UCSB Current "A Quantum Leap"

January 1, 2021

UC Santa Barbara’s College of Engineering has welcomed seven new faculty
throughout the 2020-21 academic year, including Zoë Wood, who has joined the
Computer Science Department as a lecturer and teaching professor.

November 2, 2020

2020 Rising Star, Deeksha Dangwal 

Story by Andrew Masuda, edited by Natalia Diaz Amabilis

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Three UC Santa Barbara scientists are among the one hundred fifty women nationwide

who have been invited to the 2020 Rising Stars in Electrical Engineering and Computer

Science (EECS) Workshop. Esmat Farzana, a postdoctoral researcher in the Materials

October 21, 2020

University of California, Santa Barbara’s Professor Sharon Tettegah and Professor Tim Sherwood have been awarded Google’s Award for Inclusion Research.

September 25, 2020

Congratulations to Vivek Adarsh from the MOMENT lab for winning Best in Class for his project “SARAS: Intelligent Edge Acceleration Using SmartNICs” at the 2020 HPE Virtual Intern Project Fair!