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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 York

Vagelis Papalexakis
MAD Lab collaboration with Snap Research featured in the news
The research division of Snap Inc.  donated gift funding to Prof.
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ScienceNews article on UCR fake news detection research

The fake news detection work by the Multi-aspect Data Lab was featured in a

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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.

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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 atte

ACM student chapter concludes exciting year!
By John Pham on

The chapter activities this year focused on preparing members with the technical and professional skills.

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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More than 300 students from 33 colleges compete in Citrus Hack 2018!
By John Pham on

The fifth edition of Citrus Hack, a hackathon organized by the ACM and IEEE s

UCR crypto research on subverting backdoored encryption in the news

Professor Richelson's recent work "How to Subvert Backdoored Encryption" has been featured on Bruce

First Riverside Security and Privacy Workshop kicks off new security center
First Riverside Security and Privacy Workshop kicks off new security center

The first Riverside Security and Privacy Workshop was held in the Alumni center in UCR with attendance that exceeded 70 cyber

UCR Researchers win best paper award for work identifying fake news; featured in press enterprise

CSE PhD student Seyedmehdi Hosseinimotlagh and Professor Vagelis Papalexakis recent paper on identifying different types of fake news articles won the best paper award at the

UCR security research part of the dangerous Meltdown/Spectre attack

Professor Abu-Ghazaleh's work on attacking branch predictors (with Dmitry Evtyushkin at College of William and Mary, a

Faloutsos leads large grant on smart campus security
Faloutsos leads large grant on smart campus security

Prof. Michalis Faloutsos (pictured middle) is the lead investigator on a large grant (over $3.5 million USD) from the University of California Office of the President.

UCR Researchers part of a team that sequences the Barley Genome

University of California, Riverside researchers are among a group of 77 scientists worldwide who have sequenced the complete genome of barley, a key ingredient in beer and singl

Qian receives a National Science Foundation CAREER award

Professor Zhiyun Qian received a Faculty Early Career (CAREER) grant from the National Science Foundation to fund his proposal titled: "CAREER:  Empowering Attacker-Centric Secu

UCR CS grad student Yan Zhu is featured in an ongoing TV-ad campaign for Microsoft Research (MSR)

Yan was recruited to intern at MSR in 2016, because of her unique expertise in using machine learning to classify insects.

UCR PhD student wins best student work award at CoNext 2016 student workshop!

UCR’s Ahmad Darki, Professor Qian and Professor Faloutsos have been awarded the Best Student Work award at the 12th International Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments a

Prof. Qian's commentary featured in an article on identity theft

Professor Zhiyun Qian provided expert commentary as part of a recent article by wallethub on identity theft.  The article ranks states based on frequency of identity thefts and

Lonardi recognized as an ACM Distinguished Scientist

Professor Stefano Lonardi is part of the 2016 ACM Distinguished member class; less than 50 ACM members were elected.  A list of previous awardees can be found here.  Congratulat