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Cindy Rubio-González wins Facebook Testing and Verification Award

October 29, 2019
Her proposal, “Null Pointer Dereferences in the Wild” looks to test state-of-the-art automated bug finding tools on real software to evaluate their effectiveness, and to develop new algorithms for bug finding.

Developing an App to Connect Women in Computer Science

October 21, 2019
A team of undergraduate students at UC Davis are working to create a mobile app for women in computer science to connect with one another and nurture a sense of belonging to overcome academic and social adversity.

Hao-Chuan Wang Receives Distinguished Paper Award from IMWUT Vol. 2

October 16, 2019
Associate Professor Hao-Chuan Wang’s 2018 paper, “SoberMotion: Leveraging the Force of Probation Officers to Reduce the Risk of DUI Recidivism,” received the Volume 2 Distinguished Paper Award from the Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies (IMWUT).

Randy O’Reilly: Using Computers to Model the Brain

October 15, 2019
As artificial intelligence improves and becomes more prominent, researchers try to make these machines more responsive, more receptive and, ultimately, more human. However, giving a machine that human touch requires understanding what that is in the first place. New computer science professor Randy O’Reilly plays a key role in this as a part programmer, part neuroscientist working to understand how the brain works through computer models.

In Memoriam: Antara Bhowmick

October 01, 2019
The UC Davis College of Engineering and Department of Computer Science mourn the loss of alumna Antara Bhowmick ‘19, who passed away in an accident on September 25.

Going for a Hike in Stebbins Cold Canyon? There’s an App for That!

August 20, 2019
A group of UC Davis students has created an iPhone app that allows visitors to the Stebbins Cold Canyon trail to view wildlife guides, maps and safety information to enhance their enjoyment of the trail. This is one of the first apps in the country for a natural reserve or field station and it is available for free in the Apple App Store.

DECAL Group Paper Receives ESEC/FEC 2019 Test-of-Time Award

August 12, 2019
A 2009 paper led by alumnus Christian Bird ’10 and professors Premkumar Devanbu and Vladimir Filkov received a test-of-time award for its long-lasting impact on the field of software engineering from the Association for Computing Machinery’s 27th Joint European Software Engineering Conference and Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (ESEC/FEC 2019).