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Cylance Inc. gift to support activities of Center for Machine Learning & Intelligent Systems

Irvine-based Cylance Inc. has donated $50,000 to computer science professors Alex Ihler and Padhraic Smyth to support the activities of UCI’s Center for Machine Learning & Intelligent Systems. The funds will be used to draw distinguished speakers to campus for the center’s weekly seminar series and to recruit Ph.D. students in machine learning. Founded in 2012, Cylance develops cybersecurity software employing […]

UCI opens doctoral programs to hundreds more students

Campus aims to boost Ph.D. candidates by 35 percent over next five years

9 UCI researchers named AAAS fellows

Honor is conferred for distinguished contributions to their fields

Peter Burke

UCI, other researchers shed light on process of programmed mitochondrial cell death

Use of graphene sensor also reveals 2 electrochemical gradients in energy production

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 […]