Khaled Khasawneh (CS PhD) has been invited to give a talk at the 2018 IBM Workshop on Architectures for Secure, Cognitive, and Datacenter Computing, held at IBM Research in Yorktown, NY. This workshop is an invitation-only workshop organized by IBM Research to bring top PhD students as well as leading researchers to interact wi
The fake news detection work by the Multi-aspect Data Lab was featured in a Science News article. In this work, Prof.
Ph.D. students Esmaeil Mohammadian Koruyeh (pictured) and Khaled Khasawneh, working with Prof.'s Chengyu Song and Nael Abu-Ghazaleh, discovered a new variant of the specter class vulnerability which targets speculative execution in modern CPUs.
Runtime changes, like screen rotation/resizing, or keyboard attachment, commonly occur during the user interaction with mobile apps. However, as shown by Umar Farooq and Prof. Zhao, such simple changes can cause inappropriate behaviors, or even crashes, for mobile apps.
Congratulations to our UCR Computer Science students Saheli Ghosh, Shirin Haji Amin Shirazi, Wendy Li, Elise Lin and Fatemah Alharbi on receiving a GHC Scholarship Grant to attend this year’s Grace Hopper Celebration for Women in Computing!
The chapter activities this year focused on preparing members with the technical and professional skills. The chapter hosted over 30 technical workshops with participation from members, alumni, and invited industry professionals.
Congratulations to Prof. Zhao for winning a CAREER award, the most prestigeous National Science Foundation grant for young faculty!
Philip A. Bernstein, Microsoft Research
Semyon Kruglyak, Illumina, Inc.
Bio: Semyon received his BA in mathematics from Cornell University in 1994. He completed his Ph.D. in Operations Research at Cornell in 1998. He then moved to sunny California for a Computational Biology postdoc with Simon Tavare and Michael Waterman. In 2000, he joined a small startup called Illumina to work on the random array platform. He continues to work there and now leads the San Diego Bioinformatics team in product development.
Sameer Singh, University of California, Irvine