News from Computer Science and Engineering

May 19, 2022
The awardees will be honored at an in-person celebratory reception, scheduled for June 1. 
May 17, 2022
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation awarded Professor Carlos Maltzahn a $695,000 two-year grant aimed at establishing an open source program office (OSPO) that will serve the entire UC Santa Cruz community.
May 2, 2022
As they consider the UC Santa Cruz Baskin School of Engineering, prospective and newly admitted students get a unique look into the Baskin experience through peer-led tours.
May 2, 2022
Roshawnna Novellus is an acclaimed leader who connects women-founded and people of color-founded businesses with individual and institutional sources of funding in efforts to create a more equitable economy.
April 27, 2022
The 2022 Diverse Voices speaker series kicked off on April 20 with Paystand Chief of Staff Alexandra Navarro discussing the importance of building self-confidence, maintaining a support system, and setting actionable goals to succeed personally and professionally.
April 18, 2022
The UCSC-developed STEM camp combines the crafting of wearable technology with social experience to pique interest in computation and technology for middle school girls.
April 15, 2022
On April 13, nearly 500 students connected with companies and campus organizations for an afternoon of networking and recruitment for summer internships and full-time career opportunities.
April 8, 2022
The CITRIS principal investigator and professor of computer science and engineering addresses complex issues of public safety—from wildfire prevention to reliable patient monitoring—with systems and networking expertise.
April 6, 2022
This season features two industry professionals who will share their experiences as women in tech, the importance of self-confidence, and how to build community. 
April 4, 2022
Baskin Engineering’s 2022 distinguished graduate student alumnus Brian Levine credits his time at UC Santa Cruz for giving him the tools to become a life-long educator and socially impactful researcher. 
April 1, 2022
Phokion Kolaitis, a distinguished research professor at the Baskin School of Engineering, will discuss ‘some aspects of computational social choice’—an interdisciplinary field that examines problems in collective decision making from an algorithmic perspective.
March 29, 2022
LivePerson, which builds conversational AI, is funding two student’s study of the models that drive chatbots, digital assistants, and more.
February 28, 2022
The Skyhook Data Management incubator project was created by researchers at the UC Santa Cruz Center for Research in Open Source Software (CROSS) as a solution to cut down on client workload in filtering and decoding large datasets in storage systems. 
February 25, 2022
Alexander Wolf, Baskin Engineering dean, and Becca Fenwick, director of the CITRIS Initiative on Drone Education and Research, are two of the 11 tech professionals selected to be a part of the Santa Cruz Works 2022 Titans of Tech.
February 9, 2022
Baskin Engineering alumnus Raghav Chaudhary applied the machine learning and natural language processing skills he learned in the NLP MS program to develop and sell his startup in just five months.
February 8, 2022
Lindsey Kuper, assistant professor of computer science and engineering at the University of California, Santa Cruz, has won a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund her lab’s study of distributed systems.
January 26, 2022
Cormac Flanagan, professor of computer science and engineering at the UC Santa Cruz Baskin School of Engineering, has received the Principles of Programming Languages (POPL) 2022 Most-Influential Paper Award for his paper on dynamic information flow analysis.
January 20, 2022
UC Santa Cruz will create a new Certificate in the Humanities introducing students enrolled in the Baskin School of Engineering to humanities disciplines aimed to help them better understand the social and cultural impacts of technological change.
January 14, 2022
Scott Beamer, assistant professor of computer science and engineering at UC Santa Cruz, has received a Faculty Early Career Development Award from the NSF to support his work on verifiable computation.
December 6, 2021
Professors Ricardo Sanfelice and Ike Nassi have been recognized for outstanding contributions in engineering and computer science, bringing the number of IEEE fellows at Baskin Engineering to 16.
November 22, 2021
Students from Computer Science and Engineering placed second out of 120 university teams from around the country.
November 16, 2021
Baskin Engineering alumnus’s digital artwork takes a novel approach to exploring creative applications of new and emerging technologies.
September 23, 2021
Each department is gaining at least one new faculty member this academic year, furthering the school’s effort to expand and diversify course offerings and research opportunities.
September 17, 2021
Baskin Engineering recognized exceptional postdoctoral scholars and their contributions to university research and more.
September 13, 2021
The three-year project aims to develop new quantum network models and protocols to enhance computing security.