News Briefs

  • The paper “Observed Appropriation of IoT Technology: A Semiotic Account," co-authored by Ph.D. candidate Bruno Azevedo Chagas, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), Prof. David Redmiles, and Prof. Clarisse S. de Souza (PUC-Rio), received the Best Paper Award at the 17th Brazilian Symposium on Human Factors in Computing Systems in October.

    October 2018
  • TECHNOLOchicas video spotlight on ICS alumna Rosalva Gallardo, Ph.D. '12. Watch the video here: https://youtu.be/NLtJoOFb9Dk

    October 2018
  • ISR Director Prof. Sam Malek, Prof. Joshua Garcia, and Prof. Nenad Medvidović (USC) are part of a multi-insitution team that has been awarded a $1.66 million research grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for “Constructing a Community-Wide Software Architecture Infrastructure.” 

    Read more about it here: https://www.ics.uci.edu/community/news/view_news?id=1411

    September 2018
  • Prof. Cristina Videira Lopes and Prof. Jens Palsberg (UCLA) have been awarded a $1.1 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for their work on “NJR: A Normalized Java Resource” in which they will work with collaborators from five countries to build a community resource of executable Java programs.

    Read more about it here: https://www.ics.uci.edu/community/news/view_news?id=1431

    September 2018
  • Prof. Hadar Ziv and Prof. Sameer Patil (Indiana University Bloomington) have been awarded a $283,961 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for their research on “Incorporating Sociotechnical Cybersecurity Learning Within Undergraduate Capstone Courses.”

    September 2018
  • Dr. Joshua Garcia, now an Assistant Professor in the ICS Department of Informatics, presented his paper “Lightweight, Obfuscation-Resilient Detection and Family Identification of Android Malware” at the 40th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICS 2018), held May 27 - June 3 in Gothenburg, Sweden. The paper is co-authored by Ph.D. student Mahmoud Hammad and Prof. Sam Malek. This paper was accepted as an ICSE journal first paper, and was published in ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology (TOSEM), 26 (3), January 2018.

    July 2018
  • Prof. Cristina Videira Lopes was recognized as a Dean’s Honoree for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching at UCI’s 25th Annual Celebration of Teaching.

    July 2018
  • Prof. Alfred Kobsa received the ICS Dean’s Award for Research. Kobsa was recognized as a pioneer in the area of user modeling in human-computer interaction. Kobsa’s research addresses issues in security and privacy for end users, specifically helping users make choices about their privacy settings.

    July 2018
  • Prof. André van der Hoek will be hosting visiting professor Eduardo Almeida, from the Federal University of Bahia - Ondina Campus, Brazil, for a year starting in September. Together, they plan to study the work of software architects, how they view and use existing design tools and notations, and what may be done to assist them in their work.

    July 2018
  • Prof. Gloria Mark is co-PI on an $8M IARPA grant, “A Comprehensive Approach to Modeling Job Performance via Unobtrusive, Continuous, Multimodal Sensing,” with six collaborating universities.

    July 2018

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