News Archive

October 4, 2017

CS Prof. Wim van Dam was awarded a single-PI NSF grant of $450k for a three year period to work on the project "Quantum Data Structures and Algorithms".

October 3, 2017

CS Prof. Matthew Turk, who is widely known for his seminal work in face recognition and computer vision, gave an invited talk to the Santa Barbara City College Math Club ( on Friday, September 29, on “Mathematics for Seeing,” discussing mathematical models and methods used in computer vision. 

August 28, 2017

Visa research lab awarded UCSB Computer Science Professor Xifeng Yan a gift award to support Professor Yan’s research in the areas of data mining, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.

Visa Research is a research community of scientists and engineers conducting applied research on the challenging problems in the payment industry and provides technical thought leadership to guide the company's future.

August 26, 2017

Software permeates every aspect of our world, from our homes to the critical infrastructure. As the size and complexity of software systems increase, the number and sophistication of software security flaws increase as well. Because of the potentially catastrophic effect of the exploitation of these vulnerabilities, a substantial amount of resources is devoted to finding these flaws before they are discovered by attackers and exploited in the wild.

August 21, 2017

What is Aritificial Intelligence (AI)? How did AI grow in the past few decades? What are the state-of-the-art of AI technologies now, and how about AI's future?

On Saturday 08/19, UCSB CS researchers Drs. John O'Donovan and William Wang gave an invited talk at the Humanist Society of Santa Barbara.