UTCS News 2002

UTCS ACM Sweeps Regional Programming Contest

December 31, 2002

The UTCS ACM Programming Club teams headed to Louisiana to compete in the 2002 ACM South Central USA Programming Contest on November 2nd. The three UTCS teams performed exceptionally well and placed 1st, 2nd and 3rd in this regional competition, beating the other 74 teams from Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana.

ASE 2002 Best Paper Award

September 26, 2002

The paper "Generating Product-Lines of Product-Families" by Don Batory, Roberto Lopez-Herrejon, and Jean-Phillipe Martin won a best paper award at ASE 2002.

College of Natural Sciences Career Expo

September 22, 2002

The College of Natural Sciences is holding their annual Career EXPO from 1pm-6pm on Monday, September 23rd, in the Frank Erwin Center.

Announcing the UTCS Friends of Computer Science (FoCS) 2002 Honors Reception

September 22, 2002

Each year Friends members are invited to an Honor's Reception held before the College of Natural Sciences Career Expo. This year's reception will be held from 8:30 am - 10:00 am on September 23 in the Burnt Orange Room of the Frank Erwin, Jr., Events Center.

Take a Girl to College Day

August 23, 2002

Several of the UTCS women graduate students took time out of their busy schedules to participate in Take a Girl to College Day.

Tags: Outreach

Edsger Wybe Dijkstra: 1930-2002

August 5, 2002

Professor Edsger Wybe Dijkstra, a noted pioneer of the science and industry of computing, died after a long struggle with cancer on 6 August 2002 at his home in Nuenen, the Netherlands.

Nell Dale Receives Karlstrom Award

April 12, 2002

Dr. Nell B. Dale, Senior Lecturer and member of the UT Department of Computer Sciences since 1975, received the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)'s prestigious Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award for "changing the study of computer programming to focus on problem solving and software engineering principles, and away from language syntax."

Burger and Keckler Awarded Sloans

March 1, 2002

Congratulations to Doug Burger and Steve Keckler! Both were recently awarded an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship. The grant will support their work in building a Tera-op microprocessor. Visit the TRIPS web page at http://www.cs.utexas.edu/users/cart/trips/ for more information.

Visions of Computer Sciences Research Lectures

January 25, 2002

The Department of Computer Sciences is proud to announce the annual Visions of Computer Sciences Research Lectures. The first lecture will be held Friday, January 25, 2002. Formal Methods is the topic this year.

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