Content Tagged with: Department Of Computer Science And Engineering

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

Parasite infestations revealed by tiny chicken backpacks

Blood-feeding livestock mites can be detected with wearable sensor technology nicknamed “Fitbits for chickens.” To help farmers detect mite infestations, a team of entomologists, computer scientists, and biologists led by UC Riverside entomologist Amy Murillo has created a new insect detection system. The team’s work is detailed in the journal...

By Jules Bernstein | | 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

Vaping lung injury symptoms have been reported online for at least seven years

UC Riverside research used internet data mining to monitor health effects reported by electronic cigarette users over time

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology, Health

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

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

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 and present it to a panel of judges. Mr. Poole is also...

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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