Browsing: computer sciences

Alumni

Building better Roombas — and other machines

Though her studies on instant messaging, iTunes and even robotic vacuums might make some people LOL, alumna Rebecca Grinter has a serious quest: to understand the social impact of technology and improve human-computer interaction.

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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.

Alumni

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.