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Foundation gives UCI institute $1.4 million gift to study the security of the ‘internet of things’

UCI’s Cybersecurity Policy & Research Institute has received $1.4 million from the Herman P. & Sophia Taubman Foundation to explore emerging threats to the “internet of things,” the vast global network connecting billions of computers, devices, machines and sensors. With everything from voice-prompted apps controlling lighting, heat and appliances in homes to sophisticated factory automation […]

Connecting the Disconnected

In studying the effectiveness of telepresence robots in classrooms, a postdoctoral researcher who was homebound herself as a child finds that they can be life-changing

Paddling toward a more accessible future

Mark Baldwin’s hands-on research is helping visually impaired rowers enjoy their sport in new and exciting ways

Alex Nicolau elected into Academia Europaea

Alex Nicolau, chair and Distinguished Professor of computer science, has been admitted to the Academia Europaea. Founded in 1988, the academy comprises esteemed scientists and scholars who collectively aim to promote learning, education and research. Nominated by their peers for sustained academic excellence in their fields, members – who have included 73 Nobel laureates and six Turing Award winners – […]

Making a donor-powered difference

Philanthropic support lets researcher translate ‘wacky ideas’ into real-world results

UCI joins in launch of new NSF-funded data science and climate initiative

Investigators from UCI’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering, Donald Bren School of Information & Computer Science, and School of Physical Sciences will work together in a new initiative, funded by the National Science Foundation, to perfect the use of data science in climate studies. The Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science plus Climate project […]

Nexus of knowledge

Building will foster collaborative research in engineering, physical sciences and computing

UCI-created computer game that immerses players in 19th-century Ghana wins award

The UCI-created computer game “Sankofa” has won a bronze medal in the 2018 International Serious Play Awards. It was developed by Magda El Zarki, professor of computer science and director of UCI’s Institute for Virtual Environments & Computer Games; Patricia Seed, professor of history; and Jessica Kernan, industry professional and institute staff member. “Sankofa” teaches […]

Computer scientist elected to Royal Danish Academy of Sciences & Letters

Michael Goodrich, UCI Chancellor’s Professor of computer science, has been elected as a foreign member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences & Letters. Goodrich is a leader in the field of algorithm design, where he is highly recognized for research in geometric computing, networking, geographic information systems, computer security and big data processing. His […]

UCI team is No. 1 in Heroes of the Dorm tourney

UCI is fielding a team of computer gamers to compete in this year’s Heroes of the Dorm tournament, starting today. The UCI Dream Eaters are the top-seeded squad among 64 bracketed opponents who will play in elimination rounds leading up to the finals, to be held May 12 at Blizzard Arena in Burbank. Teams of […]