UCLA CS Alumna and Tech Nonprofit Founder Selected 2021 TED Fellow

UCLA computer science alumna Nithya Ramanathan, Ph.D. ’08 has been selected as a 2021 TED Fellow for her leadership in using data and technology to improve the health of people around the world....
UCLA Computer Scientist Named Simons Investigator

UCLA Computer Scientist Named Simons Investigator

Amit Sahai, UCLA’s Symantec Professor of Computer Science, has been named a 2021 Simons Investigator, one of the most prestigious recognitions for faculty members in the prime of their research careers. The Simons Foundation announced Monday its 16 new investigators...

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Ph.D. Student Zhe Zeng won the NEC Student Research Fellowship

Ph.D. Student Zhe Zeng won the NEC Student Research Fellowship

Third-year Ph.D. student Zhe Zeng was awarded the NEC Student Research Fellowship grant. The NEC Student Research Fellowship Program provides grants for Ph.D. and postdoctoral research in information and communication technology. Each awardee is assigned a senior...

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Professor Yizhou Sun awarded the 2020 Amazon Research Award

Professor Yizhou Sun awarded the 2020 Amazon Research Award

Professor Yizhou Sun has been awarded the 2020 Amazon Research Award for her research on Accelerating Graph Neural Network Training. The Amazon Research Awards helps fund outstanding, innovative research proposals across machine learning, robotics, operations...

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