Content Tagged with: Department Of Computer Science And Engineering

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

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

An interview with a UCR Engineering parent, Bert Poole

Jacob Poole, computer science and engineering student with his father, Bert Poole Bert Poole served as a guest judge for Citrus Hack at the Bourns College of Engineering. Citrus Hack is a 36-hour, student organized hackathon in which student participants create an entire computer science and engineering project from scratch...
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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

Four Engineering Professors Named as Fellows

This year, four UCR Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering professors were named Fellows in recognition to their contributions and extraordinary achievements to advancing science. Electrical and computer engineering professor Albert Wang has been named Fellow of the National Academy for Inventors (NAI), computer science and engineering professor Stefano...
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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

Fake news can’t fool new algorithm

An algorithm that can already detect fake news stories with 75 percent accuracy gets a boost from Snap Research
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

New Spectre cyberthreat evades patches

New speculative execution attack launches from a computer’s return stack buffer, not the branch predictor
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Pest-monitoring device enters into field trials

The technology invented by engineers at UC Riverside could reduce pesticide use and crop loss
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology, Business

New data science major promotes diversity in high-tech

Program will build new educational pathways in computing or technology for students, especially women, who otherwise would not study these subjects in college
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Microchips can permanently link patients with clinical samples

Project to embed patient data directly in biological samples receives Gates Foundation funding
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

University of California and Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers receive $3.6M to secure smart campuses

The project, co-led by UC Riverside and UCLA, will develop a holistic framework to enhance the security, privacy, and safety of campus operation
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

UC Riverside research will help protect military software from hackers

Outdated military software and hardware is vulnerable to attack
By Richard Chang | | Science / Technology