KEYWORD

computer science

Ban Al-Ani

Tracking social media’s role in Egyptian uprising

UCI researcher Ban Al-Ani tracks role of social media in Egyptian uprising.

Julian Feldman

Julian Feldman, Extraordinarius

His vision led to the 1968 creation of an information and computer sciences department, which he twice chaired and would become the first ICS school in the University of California system.

Alumnus Chris Canfield

Game boy

UC Irvine alumnus Chris Canfield designs computer games like “Guitar Hero II” and “Rock Band” for millions of players who want to unleash their inner rock star. To those who once acted out their rock ‘n’ roll fantasies by shredding on a tennis racket or singing into a showerhead, the games are the greatest invention […]

Helping Haitians find family

Professor Chen Li and his computer science student team created a “People Finder” Web site to help Haitian quake victims reunite with family.

Michael Goodrich and Gene Tsudik

Thwarting cyber attacks

UCI researchers try to ward off increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks.

Donald Patterson

Making sense of social media

Donald Patterson, director of the Laboratory for Ubiquitous Computing & Interaction, discusses social media and its future.

Roy Fielding

A matter of protocol

Among doctoral students, it’s known as “Phase II drift,” that window of time after they’ve completed qualifying exams but before they’ve chosen dissertation topics. While some cast about for research ideas and others were lured from academia to business, Roy Fielding ’88, M.S. ’93, Ph.D. ’00 used that time at UC Irvine for a higher […]

Koohyar Karimi

Chasing beauty

UC Irvine alumnus Koohyar Karimi ’08 thinks he’s found the perfect woman. She has even features, eyebrows that arch at just the right angle, and – as he poetically puts it – “the distance from her subnasale [nostrils] to the cupid’s bow of her lips is exactly one-third the distance from the parting of her lips […]