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UC Riverside receives $7.5 million to improve large-scale networked systems

New Department of Defense Center of Excellence will help develop secure, fully networked command, control, and communications infrastructures

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

UC Riverside computer scientists receive grant to improve security of visual artificial intelligence

Amit Roy-Chowdhury leads project that will develop robust context-aware machine vision for computers

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

UC Riverside freshman builds computers for high school students in need

Computer science student helps ensure Covid-19 pandemic won’t hinder academic success in his community

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology, Students

This UC Riverside professor was ready for the shift to online instruction

Frank Vahid has been using web-based teaching tools and incorporating online instruction into his courses since 2012

FarmSense invited to UC Startup Pitch Showcase

The UC Riverside entrepreneurs are in the running for $10 million in funding

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology, Business

Can I mix those chemicals? There’s an app for that!

New technology can find the safest way to store and dispose of reactive chemicals

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Earthquakes, chickens, and bugs, oh my!

New big data algorithms improve earthquake detection; monitor livestock health and agricultural pests

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

When disaster strikes, a search website for first responders will save lives

Researchers are building a tool that searches real-time text, photo, and video from many sources to help responders allocate resources

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Publishing company Wiley acquires zyBooks

The web-based, interactive textbook replacements were invented by a UC Riverside computer scientist and commercialized by the startup he co-founded, Zyante Inc

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

This deep neural network fights deepfakes

Artificial intelligence to accurately detect altered photos is getting smarter

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Free dataset archive helps researchers quickly find a needle in a haystack

UCR STAR visualizes public spatio-temporal datasets through an interactive map

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

UC Riverside Engineering hosts summer coding camp to address diversity shortfall in computer science careers

The University of California, Riverside’s Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) will embark on two sessions of CS 4 ALL CODE CAMP, a free one-week intensive program that introduces coding and computer science to high school students from the Inland Empire region. Code Camp, created by the college’s...

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Engineering her family's future

Andrea Cruz Castillo pushed through self-doubt and maternal guilt to launch a career in data administration and database management

By Holly Ober | | Students

This computer scientist beats hackers at their own game

Fatemah Alharbi discovered a serious security flaw, earning thanks from Apple

By Holly Ober | | Students, Science / Technology

Seeing through food and drug fakes and frauds

“Chronoprints” can identify a sample from a video taken as it reacts to disturbance

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Machines whisper our secrets

Spies can learn what a machine is making from the sounds it makes

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Does the presence of colleges and hospitals increase home prices?

The institution’s size and the ZIP code’s population can have positive and negative effects

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology, Business

UC Riverside receives $4.5 million for engineering graduate education

Five GAANN Awards from the U.S. Department of Education will support 90 engineering graduate students

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

New attacks on graphics processors endanger user privacy

Hackers can use the graphics processing unit to spy on web activity, steal passwords, and break into cloud-based applications

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

New security flaw discovered in Wi-Fi routers

Hackers can use your wireless router to extract information, and there’s not much you can do to stop them

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology