CSE students

Meet the Deep Minds of UC San Diego’s CSE

Three CSE master’s students studying ML have been named the inaugural DeepMind Fellows: Anshuman Dewangan, Ulyana Tkachenko and Garrett Wolfe. A worldwide leader in the field of artificial intelligence, DeepMind has established fellowships for master’s students coming from underrepresented communities in graduate machine learning programs. UC San Diego was one of just three universities in the United States selected to participate in the program, in part due to alumnus Oriol Vinyals (M.A. ’09), a principal research scientist at DeepMind.

Undergrad Researchers Shine in CRA Awards

Four standout undergraduate engineers were recognized at the Computing Research Association (CRA) for their significant contributions to research. Bioinformatics major Bonnie Huang and Data Science major Raechel Walker were named finalists, while Computer Science and Engineering students Kabir Nagrecha and McKenna Lewis received honorable mentions.

CSE Sets Up Two Students for NCWIT Collegiate Award

Recent CSE Ph.D. graduate Angelique Taylor and Princeton University undergraduate Nicole Meister were finalists in the National Center for Women in Information Technology (NCWIT) Collegiate Award, thanks to the mentorship and research opportunities they found at CSE. NCWIT honors outstanding accomplishments among collegiate women, genderqueer and non-binary.

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