CSE professor Vassilis Tsotras and student Christina Pavlopoulou received the SIGMOD Research Highlight Award for their paper titled "Revisiting Runtime Dynamic Optimization for Join Queries in Big Data Management Systems".
A team consisting of CSE professor Zizhong Chen and PhD student Yujia Zhai, together with researchers from ByteDance and NVIDIA received best paper award at IPDPS 2023, one of the top conferences on parallel and distributed processing.
A team led by researchers at UCR and Yale reports the first high-quality nuclear genome sequence and assembly of the pathogen B. duncani. The team also determined the 3D genome structure of this pathogen that resembles Plasmodium falciparum, the malaria-causing parasite. CSE PhD student Chakravarty and CSE Prof. Lonardi led the effort.
The UCR Programming teams attended the regional competition of the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC). In a tight competition among many excellent universities such as UCLA, UCSD, UCI, USC, and Caltech, UCR teams ranked as high as 12th.
UCR CS students Xiaojun Dong and Letong Wang, and faculty members Yan Gu and Yihan Sun, won the best paper award at ACM SIGPLAN Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming (PPoPP) 2023, one of the top conferences on parallel computing and programming.
CSE Professor Amr Magdy has received the NSF CAREER award to support his research on exploring scalable spatial data science. The project is titled "CAREER: Scalable Spatial Data Science on User-generated Data".
Professor Vagelis Papalexakis has been named a winner of the Donald G. Fink Overview Paper Award presented by the Signal Processing Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, or IEEE.
CSE professor Craig Schroeder received the UC Multicampus Research Programs and Initiatives (MRPI), along with collaborators from UCLA and UC Davis, for the project "High-performance numerical solvers for scalable and flexible simulation on modern hardware."
Members of Cyber@UCR's Cyber Defense team took home second place at the Lockdown v13 Cyber Defense Competition hosted by University of Buffalo! The team competed against extremely competitive schools such as UC Berkeley and RIT.
CSE Professor Qian Zhang's research on differential testing of quantum software stacks was awarded an ACM SIGSOFT Research Highlight. SIGSOFT Research Highlights are selected from leading software engineering conferences to show recent, significant, and exciting results that are also of general interest to the computer science research community.