UTCS News

2007

Peter Stone named winner of the Tech Innovations Award by the Austin Business Journal

November 30, 2007

Peter Stone, Associate Professor of Computer Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin, was named one of eight winners of the Tech Innovations Award by the Austin Business Journal.

Dell Distinguished Lecture Series

November 16, 2007

To celebrate the lead donation by Michael and Susan Dell Foundation in support of the construction of Dell Computer Science Hall, the Department of Computer Sciences, the College of Natural Sciences and the University of Texas at Austin have jointly inaugurated the Dell Distinguished Lecture Series.

The 2007 Visions of Computing Lecture Series, November 5, 2007

November 5, 2007

The UT Department of Computer Sciences held the annual Visions Lecture, the latest in a series of lectures by CS faculty who have been recognized by their community for notable achievements in research, teaching or service.

Chang Appointed To New Congressional Commission On Cyber Security

October 30, 2007

Dr. Fred Chang, research professor of computer sciences at The University of Texas at Austin, and Admiral Bobby Inman, the Lyndon B. Johnson Centennial Chair in National Policy at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, have been appointed to the new Commission on Cyber Security, established to make sure that the next president of the United States has an updated strategy to counter growing cyber threats.

FoCS Career Brunch 2007

September 27, 2007

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Sciences (UTCS) Friends of Computer Sciences (FoCS) 2007 Career Brunch was held in conjunction with the College of Natural Sciences (CNS) Career Expo on September 24, 2007 at the Frank Erwin Center.

Self-Driving SUV Advances to DARPA Urban Challenge Semifinals

August 9, 2007

Marvin, a self-driving Isuzu SUV programmed by University of Texas at Austin computer scientists and members of Austin Robot Technology (ART), passed a recent driving test and will advance to the semifinals of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) 2007 Urban Challenge race.

First Bytes Summer Program Addresses Gender Equity In Technology And Computing

June 5, 2007

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Sciences (UTCS) hosts the First Bytes program as an educational outreach initiative to enhance gender equity in technology and computing fields.

Center for Information Assurance and Security (CIAS) Takes Key Step Toward Cyber Security Education Program

June 5, 2007

The University of Texas at Austin Center for Information Assurance and Security (CIAS), a multi-disciplinary center housed in the Department of Computer Sciences, has achieved the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) courseware certification. The certification meets the requirements for Information Systems Security Professionals and for System Certifiers certifications and is an important step toward earning a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education designation.

The Fourth Annual Kinetoscopic Wonderment Short Film Festival

April 17, 2007

UTCS hosted its annual film festival and experienced both better attendance and more entries than in previous years. Entries were less than 10 minutes in duration and submission was open to current faculty, staff and students campus-wide. The event was held in the Texas Union Theater on Friday, April 13, 2007.

Unveiling the UT-Austin TRIPS Processor: An Architecture for Scaling to the End of Silicon

April 4, 2007

TRIPS (The Tera-op, Reliable, Intelligently adaptive Processing System) is a revolutionary new polymorphous microprocessor architecture designed and built by the Department of Computer Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin. For the past seven years the research team, led by Professors Doug Burger, Stephen Keckler and Kathryn McKinley, has been working on the design of the processor, an updated cross-platform compiler and the instruction set architecture needed to run it.

UTCS research professor, Frederick R. Chang, appointed to the National Academies Computer Science and Telecommunications Board (CSTB)

February 15, 2007

UTCS research professor, Frederick R. Chang, appointed to the National Academies Computer Science and Telecommunications Board (CSTB)

UTCS faculty, Adam Klivans and Emmett Witchel, receive NSF CAREER (Faculty Early Career Development) Awards.

February 14, 2007

The CAREER Program offers the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of the early career-development activities of those teacher-scholars who most effectively integrate research and education within the context of the mission of their organization.

2007 Scholarship Lunch

February 14, 2007

The Department of Computer Sciences (CS) recognized scholarship donors, Friends of Computer Sciences (FoCS) members, and scholarship recipients with a Scholarship Luncheon at the Alumni Center on February 14, 2007.

J Strother Moore and Simon Lam Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE)

February 3, 2007

UTCS faculty, Dr. J Moore and Dr. Simon Lam, have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). The NAE mission is to promote the technological welfare of the nation by marshaling the knowledge and insights of eminent members of the engineering profession.

UTCS Professor Peter Stone Received the 2007 IJCAI Computers and Thought Award

January 18, 2007

Dr. Peter Stone, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin, received the 2007 Computers and Thought Award from the International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI).

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