ICSI Researchers Awarded Prize from French and Spanish Data Protection Agencies

ICSI researchers Abbas Razaghpanah and Naseo Vallina-Rodriguez, along with co-authors Julien Gamba, Mohammed Rashed, and Juan Tapiador, have received two prestigious awards for their work on the article, "An Analysis of Pre-installed Android Software." One award is from the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD) and another from the CNIL (French Data Protection Authority) and Inria.

ICSI's Alisa Frik Receives Mozilla Grant

On December 18, Mozilla announced it had selected seven recipients of research grants geared toward keeping the Internet open and accessible. ICSI's Alisa Frik was selected for one of the grants for her proposal titled "Exploring the Boundaries of Passive Listening in Voice Assistants". Her project is one of seven selected for award.

ICSI Researchers Win Best Paper Award at 2019 IEEE Big MM

ICSI researchers Gerald Friedland and Jaeyoung Choi, along with co-authors Martha Larson and Alan Hanjalic, have won the best paper award at the 2019 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Big Data for their work on “From Intra-Modal to Inter-Modal Space: Multi-task Learning of Joint Representation for Cross-Modal Retrieval." The paper will be available to read 

New German Postdoctoral Visitor Program

ICSI is pleased to announce that the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has approved a new postodoctoral visitor program with ICSI through the IFI Program. The program is administered by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

In Memoriam: Elwyn Berlekamp

It is with great regret that we announce the passing of Professor Elwyn Berlekamp, former chairman of ICSI's Board of Trustees, on April 9th.

Italian Fulbright Scholarship Program

Starting in 2019, ICSI will be hosting a Fulbright scholar from Italy annually. Candidates interested in applying for the scholarship must be Italian citizens with research positions at Italian universities who have received their Ph.D. from Italian institutions within the last three years.

Three ICSI Board of Trustees Members Elected to AAAS

ICSI Board of Trustees members Ronald Brachman, C. Raymond Perrault, and Katherine Yelick have been elected AAAS Fellows for 2018, in the Section on Information, Computing, and Communication. AAAS announced the names of the 2018 Fellows on November 27, and they will be honored at the 2019 AAAS annual meeting on February 16, 2019.

Networking and Security Researchers Win Distinguished Paper Award at IMC 2018

ICSI Networking and Security researchers Johanna Amann and Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez and former ICSI interns and co-authors Abbas Razaghpanah and Platon Kotzias won the Distinguished Paper Award for their work on "Coming of Age: A Longitudinal Study of TLS Deployment" at the ACM IMC 2018