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From Legal Codes to Coding: Computer Scientists Tackle Data Privacy Law

With new internet privacy regulations demanding compliance from data systems, computer science researchers from UC Davis and UC Irvine have partnered with a UC Davis law professor to translate the regulations into technical language. The next step to protecting people's privacy is to build a system that ensures existing systems can comply.

Outstanding Senior Spotlight: Adityaa Ravi

UC Davis helped take computer science graduating senior Adityaa Ravi’s early interest in robots and STEM to the next level, thanks to inspiring faculty and rewarding research projects.

Double Play

From taking midterms on buses to looking up to fellow teammates and coding gurus, third-year undergraduate Riley Acosta talks about how he's stepping up to the plate as a computer science major and as a catcher and outfielder for the Aggie men's baseball team.

Shyam Agarwal Receives 2024 M.S. Ghausi Medal

Computer science student Shyam Agarwal receives the M.S. Ghausi Medal, the College of Engineering's highest honor for a graduating senior, for his dedication to connecting others to computer science.

How Autocrats Control Internet Traffic Out of Sight

Authoritarian regimes exert control over the internet through transit networks that operate largely out of public view, according to a recent study by researchers in the U.S. and Germany. The work, published in PNAS Nexus, also shows how more sophisticated authoritarian regimes extend their influence by providing network access in poorer but politically similar countries.

A Solution for AI’s Bias Problem

As artificial intelligence gains momentum, University of California researchers are identifying discrimination in the algorithms that are shaping our society, devising solutions, and helping build a future where computers do us less harm and more good. 

International Women’s Day Spotlight on UC Davis Women in Computer Science

In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, the University of California, Davis, College of Engineering recognizes women in engineering, their journey to and in the field, and how they promote a diverse, equitable and inclusive world.

Meet some remarkable women in the Department of Computer Science, and learn how they inspire inclusion in engineering.