Department News

UCR team winning the $1 million NSF grant on geospatial analytics
New $1 million NSF grant secured by UCR researchers
UCR team consisting of Amr Magdy and Vassilis Tsotras from CSE, and Serge Rey and Ran Wei from Center for Geospatial Sciences wins the NSF award titled "Scalable Geospatial Analytics for Social Science...
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Weiteng Chen and Prof. Zhiyun Qian
Unfixable security vulnerability covered by ACM
The USENIX Security work done by PhD student Weiteng Chen and Prof. Zhiyun Qian got covered by ACM TechNews and Communications of ACM. The vulnerability allows a blind attacker to hijack TCP connections...
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Khaled Khasawneh
Khasawneh invited to give a talk at IBM Research workshop
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...
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Vagelis Papalexakis
MAD Lab collaboration with Snap Research featured in the news
The research division of Snap Inc.  donated gift funding to Prof. Papalexakis' Multi-aspect Data Lab that establishes their research collaboration on the lab's efforts in fake news detection. As part of the...
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Sara and Gisel
ScienceNews article on UCR fake news detection research
The fake news detection work by the Multi-aspect Data Lab was featured in a Science News article. In this work, Prof. Papalexakis with two graduate students Gisel Bastidas (MS, pictured right) and Sara Abdali (PhD...
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Esmaeil Koruyeh
SpectreRSB: new Spectre vulnerability wins best paper award!
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...
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umar award
Best paper runner-up award at MobiSys 2018!
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...
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ghc scholars
Five CS students awarded scholarships to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration Conference!
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...
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Upcoming Events

COLLOQUIUM: Sequence to Sequence Learning and its Applications
November 30, 2018 @ 11:10 am
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Yonghui Wu, Google, Inc.  
COLLOQUIUM: Actor-Oriented Database Systems (Distinguished Lecture Series)
November 16, 2018 @ 11:10 am
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Philip A. Bernstein, Microsoft Research
COLLOQUIUM: Whole Genome Sequencing for Rare Disease
November 09, 2018 @ 11:10 am
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Semyon Kruglyak, Illumina, Inc.
COLLOQUIUM: Explaining Predictions of Any Machine Learning Algorithm
October 19, 2018 @ 11:10 am
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Sameer Singh, University of California, Irvine

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