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CS Welcomes Largest Freshmen Class

On Wednesday, September 20, 2016 the Computer Science Department held a welcome event for new CS and ACS majors to usher in the new academic year. 352 new students have enrolled as CS or ACS majors making it the largest incoming class in the history of the CS department. CS is the also the major with the largest freshmen class on campus.


  • 12:00 PM - 13:00 PM
    Nguyen Engineering, Room 4201
    Mengbai Xiao
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Research Hall, Room 163
    Scott Klemmer, Associate Professor with both the Cognitive Science and Computer Science & Engineering Departments at University of California, San Diego and Co-Founder & Co–Director of the Design Lab

Research Highlights

  • Featured Image: Microtask Programming

    Microtask Programming

    Can software be built through self-contained ten-minute contributions? In microtask crowdsourcing, transient contributors are given a short, well-defined task and an interface purpose-built for completing it. 

  • Featured Image: Towards Integrated Wireless Networking and Sensing using Millimeter-wave

    Towards Integrated Wireless Networking and Sensing using Millimeter-wave

    Professor Parth Pathak’s research investigates the design of next generation of wireless networks that can provide very high data rate wireless links and enable smart indoor spaces.

  • Featured Image: Community and Topic Detection

    Community and Topic Detection

    Community and topic detection in a research collaboration network from NSF awards granted by the Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) between January 1995 and August 2014. The network (depicted here as a point cloud) connects PI and co-PIs who received funding from the same award. The coloring in the Figure above was made by modularity groups and the size was by degree.

  • Featured Image: Harmonizing the wireless world

    Harmonizing the wireless world

    Professor Song Min Kim investigates on the interplay between wireless technologies, to effectively support massive-scale networks in the Internet of Things.