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....
Eleven UCLA CS Ph.D. students and Postdocs Receive Faculty Offers

Eleven UCLA CS Ph.D. students and Postdocs Receive Faculty Offers

At the end of the 2020-2021 school year, the UCLA Computer Science Department celebrates another year of research excellence and achievements by featuring eleven Ph.D. graduates and Postdoctoral Researchers who are about to begin a new journey of their lives as...

CS Alumni Edmond Mesrobian named SeattleCIO 2021 CIO of the Year

CS Alumni Edmond Mesrobian named SeattleCIO 2021 CIO of the Year

SeattleCIO announced the winners of its 2021 CIO of the Year® ORBIE® Awards. SeattleCIO recognized chief information officers in seven key categories – Leadership, Global, Healthcare, Large Enterprise, Enterprise, Large Corporate, & Corporate. The SeattleCIO ORBIE...

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...

Professor Jens Palsberg Received ACM SIGPLAN Distinguished Paper Award

Professor Jens Palsberg Received ACM SIGPLAN Distinguished Paper Award

Professor Jens Palsberg and co-author Nengkun Yu from the University of Technology Sydney have received an ACM SIGPLAN Distinguished Paper Award for their PLDI'21 paper on "Quantum Abstract Interpretation".   This paper proposes an abstraction-interpretation technique...

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...

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...