Diba Mirza

Diba Mirza

Diba Mirza

Associate Teaching Professor
Computer Science

Computer Science


1155 Harold Frank Hall

University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, California, 93106


Mentoring Award for Undergraduate Research, National Center for Women Information Technology (2021); UCSB Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award (2020); Outstanding Computer Science Faculty Award (2018-19, 2019-20, 2021-'22, 2022-'23); Faculty of the Year in the Jacobs School of Engineering at UC San Diego; Faculty of the Year Award from the Tau Beta Pi engineering honors society at UC San Diego



Mirza's research interest is in embedded systems with application to cyber-physical systems. She has worked with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, on developing underwater robotic swarms that can help scientists learn more about the ocean. This collaboration resulted in a journal publication in Nature Communications and several IEEE journal publications.


PhD  Computer Engineering, University of California, San Diego
MS  Computer Engineering, University of California, San Diego