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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 invitation-only workshop organized by IBM Research to bring top PhD students as well as leading researchers to interact wi

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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 collaboration, Prof. Papalexakis is working closely with Dr.
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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.

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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 targets speculative execution in modern CPUs.

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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 changes can cause inappropriate behaviors, or even crashes, for mobile apps.

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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 Women in Computing!

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ACM student chapter concludes exciting year!

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.

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Prof. Zhao wins National Science Foundation CAREER award

Congratulations to Prof. Zhao for winning a CAREER award, the most prestigeous National Science Foundation grant for young faculty!

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February 22, 2019 11:10 am
Bourns A125

Vipin Kumar, University of Minnesota - ABSTRACT: The climate and earth sciences have recently undergone a rapid transformation from a data-poor to a data-rich environment.

October 12, 2018 11:10 am
Bourns A125

Dongyoon Lee, Virginia Technical University

May 23, 2018 10:00 am
Bourns A265

Francesco Regazzoni --- The security of cryptographic algorithms is based on hardness assumptions. They aim to ensure that an adversary cannot solve the underlying hard problem even with a vast amount of resources. Until recently, these assumptions mainly concentrated on the intractability of solution with respect to a classical computing paradigm.

Facts and Impacts

student to faculty ratio
new research grants per year
15, 12
IEEE/ACM/AAAS Fellows and NSF Career Awardees