Mr. Victor Vu, a CS student in the BS/MS joint degree program has won the University Co-op/George H. Mitchell Undergraduate Student Awards for Academic Excellence. Mr. Vu's research on verifiable computation has helped to bring a body of powerful theory from wild implausibility to the verge of practicality. Mr. Vu was advised and worked on the project with Professor Mike Walfish. More on their work can be found here: http://www.cs.utexas.edu/lasr/people.php?uid=104.
University Co-op/George H. Mitchell Undergraduate Student Awards for Academic Excellence
Faculty members nominate students who have demonstrated superior scholarly or creative achievement through a notable paper or thesis, research project, creative or artistic endeavor, or other product of the student’s academic work. Recipients are chosen by the Co-op Awards Selection Committee composed of University faculty.
Article by Judie Daniel