Recent Faculty Awards & Honors


Faculty at the The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science (UTCS) are at the forefront of the digital revolution. Congratulations to the following faculty on their recent achievements.

Chandra Bajaj

  • Moncrief Grand Challenge Faculty award

Mike Dahlin

  • CNS Teaching Excellence Award

Inderjit Dhillon

  • 2011 Outstanding Paper Prize from the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) (with students Justin Brickell, Suvrit Sra, and Joel Tropp)

Calvin Lin

  • Regents Outstanding Teaching Award
  • "Best Paper Award at the International Symposium on Code Generation and Optimization (CGO)" (with Ben Hardekopf, Ph.D. alum)

Bill Press

  • Elected President-Elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)          
  • Serving as Board Chair of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • Serving as President of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Mike Scott

  • Dads' Association Centennial Teaching Fellowship
  • 2011 Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award

Peter Stone

  • RoboCup 2011 (with Austin Villa Robot Soccer Team)
  • "IJCAI 2011 - Supply Chain Management and Ad Auctions competitions” (with David Pardoe, Ph.D. alum)

Mike Walfish

  • NSF CAREER Award

Brent Waters

  • Microsoft Faculty Fellowship          

 

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