Tag Archive: UCSB

Paging Doctor Robot?

A robotic hand holding a stethoscope

By Shelley Leachman. Much like a family physician who has treated you for years, computer systems could — hypothetically — know a patient’s complete medical history. A more common experience, of course, is seeing a new doctor or a specialist…
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Process Mapping Community of Practice Takes Flight

Birch Aquarium. Credit: Erik Jepsen/UC San

By Mark Hersberger. Process mapping is a valuable skill—not just in IT but in multiple functions. Tools and approaches abound, and the Meaningful Actionable Process Structures Community of Practice (MAPSCoP, for short) has been created to bring UC enthusiasts together….
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Don’t Fidget! WiFi Will Count You

Four photos of people seated in a room

By Sonia Fernandez. Researchers in UC Santa Barbara professor Yasamin Mostofi’s lab have enabled, for the first time, counting a stationary seated crowd using WiFi signals, and without relying on people to carry a device. The technique,…
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What Do I Do with These COVID Records? Find out on November 1

Electronic Records Day - What do I do with these COVID records? November 1st from 10 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Sponsored by the UC Records Committee

The UC Records Management Committee is hosting an Electronic Records Day webinar on how to handle COVID-19 related records. The webinar takes place November 1, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. The speakers are UC experts in privacy, records management, and archives….
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No Need to Fear, CSAM is Here

A dog holding a cell phone and a jack-o-lantern bucket, Cyber Security Awareness Month (CSAM)

By Jeané Blunt. October may be known for it’s spooky holiday, but it’s also Cyber Security Awareness Month (CSAM). And what’s more frightening than unsecured data? To help UC celebrate, the UC Cyber Champions have cultivated a calendar…
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A Laser Breakthrough

Artist's concept illustration of electrically controlled optical frequency combs at wafer scale

By James Badham. Fifteen years ago, UC Santa Barbara electrical and materials professor John Bowers pioneered a method for integrating a laser onto a silicon wafer. The technology has since been widely deployed in combination with other silicon photonics devices…
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A Sense of Belonging

Graduate STEM students in a UCSB Lab

By Shelly Leachman. Aiming to fortify and grow the STEM talent pipeline at Hispanic-serving institutions, UC Santa Barbara has embarked on a collaborative grant project funded by the National Science Foundation. The NSF INCLUDES Planning Grant was awarded to the…
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DevOps Practices Improve Efficiency at UCSB Student Affairs IT

By Lindsey Terra. In recent years, university IT organizations have focused on automating the complex, multi-step processes that create sticking points and slow down the deployment of improvements for software users. UC Santa Barbara Student Information Systems & Technology (SIS&T)…
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Register: UCSB Mind and Machine Intelligence Summit, June 1-3

Woman looks directly at user

Don’t miss the 2021 Mind and Machine Intelligence Summit, hosted by UC Santa Barbara, June 1-3, 2021. This virtual event will examine state-of-the-art AI in healthcare, as well as ways that AI can be used/misused in this setting. This…
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