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NSF CAREER Award to Fund Multiplane Data Center Network Research and Education

May 19, 2016

UC San Diego computer scientist George Porter will use his four-year NSF CAREER award to develop a scalable, multiplane data center network and undertake a series of new courses and video programs to promote data center networking research

UC San Diego Technology Debuts at California’s Great America in New “Mass Effect”™ Attraction

May 18, 2016

“Mass Effect: New Earth, A 4D Holographic Journey” opens to the public today and features Near/Far Acoustic Field (NFAF), an audio infrastructure developed by researchers based at the Qualcomm Institute.

UC San Diego Sparks New Cancer-Focused Startup, Oncternal, with Exclusive Antibody License

May 2, 2016

Oncternal Therapeutics, a new cancer-focused biotechnology startup, has signed a wide-ranging licensing agreement with UC San Diego to develop and commercialize antibodies and antibody-related binding agents.

Two-Day ‘Hackathon for Startups’ Hopes to Spark Student Innovations

May 2, 2016

The new “Startup UCSD,” described as a two-day hackathon for startups, encourages the creative, innovative, and problem-solving students at UC San Diego to bring their ideas to a venue where workshops, professional advisors, and campus resources can help bring those ideas to fruition.

Former Cyber Security Grad Students Seal $3 Million Deal for Drone Security Venture

April 25, 2016

Grant Jordan and Paul Wicks (M.S. ’14) are former students in the Master's program in Computer Science and Engineering at the University of California San Diego. In 2015, they co-created a security-related company called SkySafe to protect organizations from illegal or dangerous incursions from commercial drones and their owners. Now, one of the top venture-capital firms in Silicon Valley, Andreessen Horowitz, has agreed to lead a $3 million investment in the fledgling company.

NSF Awards $232K to Study Environmental Impacts on Ancient Maya Port

April 20, 2016

Proyecto Costa Escondida (or Hidden Coast Project), co-led by researchers at CISA3, is an investigation of environmental and ecological factors that affected ancient Maya ports in a network of trade routes linking people, goods and ideas from across Mesoamerica. 

UC San Diego Researchers Demonstrate Automotive SafeShield with Qualcomm

April 18, 2016

The Laboratory for Intelligent and Safe Automobiles (LISA) at UC San Diego had a presence at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas as part of a Qualcomm automotive pavilion and demo. It was the lab's second CES-related demo in three years.

UC San Diego Cyber-Archaeology Researchers Launch Crowdsourcing Portal to Monitor At-Risk Sites

April 15, 2016

UC San Diego students are on the front lines of a new crowdsourcing experiment to monitor damage and destruction in Lebanon, Syria and Iraq by analyzing satellite images. It's part of the new Center for Cyber-Archaeology and Sustainability.

Artist, Software Engineers Showcase ‘Dreamscapes’ on Calit2 Visualization Wall

April 4, 2016

Calit2 director Larry Smarr welcomes artist Daniel Ambrosi to Qualcomm Institute to showcase full-size art works for first time ever at highest resolution.

Non-Volatile Computer Memory: Other Dimensions, Other Domains

April 1, 2016

The 7th annual Non-Volatile Memories workshop elicited the interest of more than 185 researchers from around the world, who were there to hear where things might be headed for NVM, a crucial component of modern computing systems.
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