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CSE Professors Received the Google Research Scholar Award

Yan Gu and Yihan Sun received 2024 Google Research Scholar Awards, which support early career professors pursuing research in fields relevant to Google. The program provides unrestricted gifts to support research at institutions around the world, and is focused on funding world-class research conducted by early-career professors. The award-winning project by Yan and Yihan, titled...

CSE Student Awarded an Honorable Mention for the Jane Street Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF)

This fellowship supports outstanding doctoral students pursuing PhDs in computer science, mathematics, physics, or statistics. Out of over 800 global applicants, only 40 students were selected and invited to New York City for the award ceremony. Xiaojun Dong from our department was among the distinguished invitees.

CSE Students Awarded the Laxmi Bhuyan Fellowship

In recognition of Professor Laxmi N. Bhuyan's distinguished and prolific career, the Laxmi N. Bhuyan Endowed Fellowship has been established by his students, colleagues, friends, and family. This prestigious fellowship aims to honor and reward the top PhD students in the Computer Science and Engineering Department for their research achievements. This year, the fellowship has...

CSE Student Won Distinguished Teaching Award

Lisa Chen has received the campus-wide Distinguished Teaching Award, for her consistently superior classroom performance as a teaching assistant.

CSE Professor Mingxun Wang combine Chemistry and Computer Science to discover new molecules produced by the human gut microbiome

Professor Mingxun Wang, in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team from UCSD, published a new paper in Nature titled "Reverse metabolomics for the discovery of chemical structures from humans". This highly interdisciplinary work combines innovations from combinatorial chemistry, mass spectrometry, and big data mining to explore new molecular space. This work sets the stage for future...

Professor Tao Jiang has been elected an ISCB Fellow

ISCB (the International Society for Computational Biology) is the leading professional society in the world for computational biology and bioinformatics. Its prestigious Fellows program was introduced in 2009 to honor members that have distinguished themselves through outstanding contributions to the fields of computational biology and bioinformatics. The selection of new Fellows each year is limited...

CSE professor Yan Gu received the NSF CAREER award

Dr. Yan Gu's CAREER award is titled: "Efficient Algorithms for Modern Computer Architecture", which focuses on designing efficient algorithms tailored for modern computer architecture.

CSE team won best paper award in VehicleSec

A paper authored by CSE student Ahmed Abdo and CSE professor Nael Abu-Ghazaleh won the best paper award in VehicleSec 2024.

CSE Professor Amr Magdy and His Students Win Runner-Up for Best Paper Award in ACM SIGSPATIAL 2023

CSE professor Amr Magdy and his CSE students Yongyi Liu and Yunfan Kang won the runner-up for the Best Paper Award at the ACM Conference on Spatial Data (ACM SIGSPATIAL) 2023.
CSE Professor Amr Magd

CSE Professor Amr Magdy wins a Microsoft research award

CSE professor Amr Magdy wins a Microsoft research award to support his research on enabling machine-learning-based spatial data analysis on edge devices.

CSE Professor Trent Jaeger Named ACM Fellow

Trent Jaeger was named an ACM Fellow for his contributions to research and education for operating systems and software security.
Professor Elaheh Sadredini

CSE Professor Elaheh Sadredini has received the NSF CAREER award to support her research on new computing architecture

Elaheh's proposal titled "Enabling Memory-Centric Computing from Internet of Things to Cloud" facilitates the paradigm shift from compute-centric systems to memory-centric systems and seamlessly and securely integrates them into today's modern systems.

CSE Professor Yihan Sun has received the NSF CAREER award to support her research on parallel algorithms

Yihan's research focuses on designing scalable parallel algorithms with both strong theoretical guarantees and high performance in practice. The project aims to build theoretical foundations to achieve simple and practical parallel algorithms.

Dr. Keogh and colleagues have won the IEEE ICDM 2023 10-year highest-impact paper award

The award is for "Dynamic Time Warping Averaging of Time Series allows Faster and more Accurate Classification" which Dr. Keogh wrote with his student Yanping Chen and collaborators from Australia and France. This is the second 10-year highest-impact paper award that Dr. Keogh’s lab has won in recent years, with a 10-year highest-impact paper award...

Dr. Keogh and his students have won the IEEE ICDM 2023 best paper runner-up award.

The paper is “Matrix Profile XXIX: C22MP: Fusing catch22 and the Matrix Profile to Produce an Efficient and Interpretable Anomaly Detector”, by Sadaf Tafazoli, Yue Lu, Renjie Wu, Thirumalai Srinivas, Hannah Dela Cruz, Ryan Mercer, and Eamonn Keogh. Co-author Yue Lu will present the work in Shanghai, China in December.

CSE team won the Best Paper Award at the SoCal NLP Symposium

The paper titled "Jailbreak in Pieces: Compositional Adversarial Attacks on Multi-Modal Language Models" by CSE researchers won the Best Paper Award at the SoCal NLP Symposium.

UCR Programming Team is making history

The UCR team made history in the regional contest of the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) on Oct 28! UCR ranked 4th overall based on the performance of “Team 10”.

Two papers from UCR were selected among the best in the 18th International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Data

In the recent International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Data (SSTD'23), one of the prominent venues for spatial research, two papers from UCR were selected among the meeting's top 5 papers that will also be invited for a special journal issue.

A Silver Medal at the Student Research Competition in ACM SIGMOD

CSE PhD Student Xin Zhang, advised by Prof. Eldawy, won second place at the prestigious ACM Student Research Competition (SRC) and was awarded the silver medal. Recognized as the premier database conference, ACM SIGMOD's SRC witnesses participation from top graduate students across leading research institutions, showcasing their best work.

UCR Parallel Algorithm Lab (PAL) Won Multiple Major Research Awards

Group Members from UCR PAL have won multiple research awards recently, including a Best Paper Award at ESA 2023, a Best Student Presentation Prize at ACDA 2023, and a Best Paper Runner-Up at VLDB 2023. More information can be found at the UCR Parallel Algorithm Lab:
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