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KnuEdge, UC San Diego Host Conference to Drive Next-Gen Machine Learning

July 26, 2016

A Heterogeneous Neural Networks Conference is set for spring 2017, a joint effort between KnuEdge and Calit2's Qualcomm Institute on neural computing to accelerate machine learning and signal processing. Prior to the meeting, the two institutions will launch a Competition in the same area to seek bold new idea for the application of neural networking and computing for data-intensive applications, including signal processing.

Dreaming Big at the 5G Wireless Forum and Connected Health Workshop

July 22, 2016

To make 5G a reality, sensing, computing and communications must transform wireless networks into intelligent, efficient and flexible drivers of a world where “every day things get connected for a smarter tomorrow.”

Composer-in-Residence Lei Liang Bids Farewell to Qualcomm Institute

July 15, 2016

If not included, the first paragraph from release will be used): As his three-year tenure as QI Composer in Residence comes to a close, Lei Liang is reflecting not only on the internationally recognized composition he created while at QI, but also the development of what he calls a “new musical language for myself.” 

UC San Diego Received Second Highest Number of U.S. Patents Issued in UC System

July 12, 2016

The University of California is first in the Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents Ranking for 2015. The report, which was released today, is published by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO). The ranking utilizes data acquired from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to highlight the important role patents play in university research and innovation.

UC San Diego Computer Science Professor Reaches Finals of Inaugural Online Teaching Prize

July 5, 2016

One of the largest online course platforms, edX, announced 11 finalists for its inaugural edX Prize for Exceptional Contributions in Online Teaching and Learning. They include UC San Diego computer scientist Ravi Ramamoorthi, who directs the Center for Visual Computing.

UC San Diego, Human Vaccines Project Harness Advances in Machine Learning

July 1, 2016

The Human Vaccines Project is teaming with the Qualcomm Institute at the University of California San Diego to apply advances in machine learning to solve critical problems impeding the development of vaccines and therapeutics for a wide range of diseases.

Office of Innovation Adds Entrepreneurial Expertise to New Urban Innovation Collaboratory

June 29, 2016

The Office of Innovation and Commercialization at UC San Diego plays a significant role in the just-announced Urban Innovation Collaboratory, a partnership between UC San Diego Extension and the Downtown San Diego Partnership.

UC San Diego Director of Social Impact and Innovation Is Based in Qualcomm Institute

June 21, 2016

The campus created the new position of Director of Social Impact and Innovation and appointed to the job Naila Chowdhury, a longtime colleague of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Mohammad Yunus (who was in San Diego to give the Commencement speech at UC San Diego over the weekend).

UC San Diego Students Develop Games to Teach Kids ‘Cool Ways to Recycle’

June 17, 2016

Twenty-five students, only half of them from computer science, showcased their final presentations in Computer Science and Engineering 198 – a set of interactive mini-games called RecyCool, designed to start teaching third-graders how and why to recycle.

Cybersecurity Expert Named to Irwin and Joan Jacobs Chair

June 16, 2016

University of California San Diego professor Stefan Savage has been appointed to the Irwin and Joan Jacobs Chair in Information and Computer Science held until recently by emeritus professor Ron Graham, both from the Computer Science and Engineering department.
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