Event Information
The Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Department at UC San Diego will hold its inaugural CSE Research Open House on Friday, January 18, 2019 at the CSE Building (EBU 3B). This premier, day-long event will highlight CSE graduate research; provide networking for industry, alumni, and graduate students; and provide an opportunity to explore the broad range of research that is being done by faculty and students at CSE. Talks/demos will be presented by the following research groups: Artificial Intelligence; Databases; Security, Systems and Networking; Visual Computing; Programming Languages; and more. The day will culminate with a Student Poster Awards presentation and a Networking Reception for registered attendees from the CSE department, the CSE alumni community, industry, and other UCSD campus offices. Visit the CSE website at cse.ucsd.edu for more information about CSE at UCSD.

Keynote Speaker
The featured speaker at this department sponsored event is CSE alumnus Thomas Ristenpart. Thomas Ristenpart is an Associate Professor at Cornell Tech and a member of the Computer Science department at Cornell University. Before joining Cornell Tech in May, 2015, he spent four and a half years as an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He completed his PhD at UC San Diego in 2010. His research spans a wide range of computer security topics, with recent focuses including digital privacy and safety in intimate partner violence, new threats to, and improved opportunities for, cloud computing security, confidentiality and privacy in machine learning, and topics in applied and theoretical cryptography. His work has been featured in the New York Times, the MIT Technology Review, ABC News, U.S. News and World Report, and elsewhere. His work has been recognized by the UC San Diego Computer Science and Engineering Department Dissertation Award, an NSF CAREER Award, Best Paper Award at USENIX Security 2014, Distinguished Student Paper Award at Oakland 2016, Best Paper Award at CHI 2018, and a Sloan Research Fellowship. For more information this presentation, click here.

Parking information
Complimentary parking for CSE alumni and industry partners will be available near the CSE Building. Follow the signs along Voigt drive: https://cse.ucsd.edu/about/directions-and-parking

Event Contact

Becky Hames

CSE External Affairs Director


Register online by Tuesday, December 18th

Registration is limited to CSE graduate students, CSE/UCSD Faculty and Staff, industry partners and CSE alumni. Space is limited, so register early! Note: There are sessions that are open to the public and do not require pre-registration (refer to the Event Schedule section).

Poster Session Information

CSE graduate students are invited to participate in the Student Poster Session on the day of the event. Prizes will be awarded during the Award Ceremony at 4:30 p.m. that evening. There are two prize categories: The "Unicorn Award" for the Industry Category and the "Best Research" awards for the Research Category. Poster registration deadline is January 2, 2019. Click here for more details regarding the Poster Session information and for poster registration.

Industry Session Sponsorship

2019 CSE Research Open House Info Sessions tabling at this event from 2:30-4:30 p.m. include the following companies:

Marvell Semiconductor