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UCI team awarded $2.9 million by NSF for graduate training in data science, STEM

A UCI team led by Padhraic Smyth, professor of computer science and director of the UCI Data Science Initiative, is one of 16 interdisciplinary groups to share $47 million awarded as part of the National Science Foundation Research Traineeship program. UCI will receive $2.9 million, primarily in the form of graduate student fellowships, to develop “team science […]

Typing while Skyping could compromise privacy

Traditional keyboard sounds can be decoded, UCI and Italian researchers find

Enhanced e-book features unrelated to narrative may reduce learning for preschoolers

UCI researchers also find that shared reading of books, print or digital, boosts literacy

Let the gaming begin!

UCI’s groundbreaking eSports arena opens with much fanfare

Informatics professor attends White House summit on computer science initiative

UCI informatics professor Debra Richardson was at the White House last week for the Computer Science for All summit, a progress report on President Barack Obama’s call for greater resources and actions to encourage more students to learn about computing. Richardson heads UCI’s CS1C@OC program, which was created with funding from the National Science Foundation to produce 100 well-trained computer […]

UCI to launch eSports arena, introduce first-ever varsity League of Legends players

EVENT: The grand opening of UC Irvine’s eSports arena – the first at a public university – will feature top-ranked players on UCI’s new League of Legends team. With 80 custom PCs from iBUYPOWER and a live webcasting studio to broadcast to millions of viewers, the arena will be a Southern California epicenter for competitive […]

UCI study links selfies, happiness

Taking and sharing smartphone photos boosts positive feelings

Marios Papaefthymiou

New dean named for UCI School of Information & Computer Sciences

Entrepreneur Marios Papaefthymiou chairs University of Michigan program

UCI’s James, Mark join panels at prestigious Aspen Ideas Fest

Two of UCI’s most high-profile researchers are featured at this year’s Aspen Ideas Festival, at which leaders from around the globe and across many disciplines engage in deep and inquisitive discussion of current innovations and issues. On Friday, June 24, UCI vector biologist Anthony James participated in a panel on recent advances in gene editing that have allowed […]

UCI announces Hellman Fellows for 2016-17

Six junior faculty awarded support for research, scholarly work