Awards & Honors

Michael Dahlin's Paper is Among the Best in History of HPDC Conference

March 12, 2012

"WebOS: Operating System Services for Wide Area Applications," a paper co-authored by Michael Dahlin has been selected as one of the top 20 papers in 20 years of publications from the HPDC, the International ACM Symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing. Co-authors of the paper, are Amin Vahdat, Tom Anderson, Eshwar Belani, David Culler, Paul Eastham, and Chad Yoshikawa. ...

Pradeep Ravikumar Selected for NSF CAREER Award

February 28, 2012

Pradeep Ravikumar has been selected for an NSF CAREER Award for his project entitled "CAREER: A New Neat Framework for Statistical Machine Learning." ...

Grauman and Walfish Named 2012 Sloan Research Fellows

February 15, 2012

Congratulations to Associate Professor Kristen Grauman and Michael Walfish! Both were recently awarded Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellows. ...

2012 Scholarship Lunch

February 6, 2012

UTCS recognized scholarship recipients, scholarship donors, and Friends of Computer Science (FoCS) partners with a Scholarship Luncheon at the Alumni Center on February 1, 2012. ...

ACL2 Team Wins Gold

January 28, 2012

At the VSTTE conference, held as part of the POPL Symposium in Philadelphia, UTCS's very own ACL2 team was awarded one of the two Gold Medals in the 2012 VSTTE verification competition. ...

Recent Faculty Awards

January 26, 2012

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 for their accomplishments... ...

Scholarships & Fellowships

January 25, 2012

UTCS is grateful to our scholarship and fellowship donors whose partnerships with the department afford promising and deserving students the opportunity to study at a top-10 ranked department. These companies, foundations and individuals are crucial in enabling UTCS to recruit and retain top students. ...

Stephen Keckler Awarded ACM Fellow

December 12, 2011

Professor Stephen Keckler, professor at The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science, was awarded Fellow status with a citation "for contributions to computer architectures and technology modeling." ...

Great Success at NIPS Conference

December 9, 2011

Professor Inderjit Dhillon and Assistant Professor Pradeep Ravikumar, together with their postdoc Ambuj Tewari, had remarkable success at The Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) Conference this year. They submitted seven papers and all were accepted. NIPS's acceptance rate is about 20%. ...

CRA Honors Two UTCS Students

December 2, 2011

UTCS undergraduate students Ben Braun and Victor Vu have been selected for Honorable Mention in the Computing Research Association's Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award competition for 2012. ...

Former UTCS Student Elected IEEE Fellow

November 28, 2011

UTCS graduate Ken Calvert was elected to IEEE Fellow "for contributions to internet topology and active networks." ...

Yin Zhang Wins Best Paper Award

November 28, 2011

Yin Zhang, along with his former student Ajay Mahimkar (now at AT&T Research) and several other co-authors, won the Best Paper Award at ACM CoNEXT 2011. ...

Brent Waters Wins Packard Fellowship

November 14, 2011

Brent Waters has won a Packard Fellowship. Only sixteen Packard Fellowships were awarded this year across all of science and engineering. ...

Kristen Grauman Awarded The Marr Prize

November 11, 2011

UTCS Assistant Professor Kristen Grauman and Devi Parikh of the Toyota Technological Institute Chicago (TTIC), and a former visiting postdoc, received the Marr Prize at ICCV for their paper "Relative Attributes" that was presented at the13th International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV) in 2011. ...

2011 Visions of Computing Lecture Retrospective

October 27, 2011

On Wednesday, October 26, 2011, the University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science held the annual Visions of Computing Lecture, a lecture series honoring UTCS faculty accomplishments. Through this lecture series, faculty presented insights into computer science research and education to the public and the computing community. ...

2011 Visions of Computing Lecture

October 13, 2011

On Wednesday, October 26, 2011, the University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science will hold the annual Visions of Computing Lecture, a lecture series honoring UTCS faculty accomplishments. Through this lecture series, faculty present insights into computer science research and education to the public and the computing community. This year's lecture will take place from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. in the Avaya Auditorium, ACES 2.302. ...

Two UTCS Teams Named Finalists in Yahoo!'s Open Hack All Stars event in New York City

September 21, 2011

Two UTCS teams made it to the final round of the Yahoo! Open Hack All Stars event in New York City. ...

Peter Stone Named 2011 Yahoo! Faculty Research and Engagement Program Recipient

September 21, 2011

Computer science professor Peter Stone has been named a 2011 Yahoo! Faculty Research and Engagement Program (FREP) recipient and has been granted a $10,000 gift for his proposal titled “Testing a Liquidity Sensitive Market Maker for a Prediction Market on the UT Austin CS Building Opening.” ...

Peter Stone Named 2011 Yahoo! Faculty Research and Engagement Program Recipient

September 12, 2011

The Yahoo! Faculty Research and Engagement Program (FREP) is designed to produce the highest quality scientific collaborations and outcomes by engaging with faculty members working in areas of mutual interest. Through this program, academics across the globe collaborate with Yahoo! research scientists via visits to Yahoo!, access to our data and funds for their research. ...

Best Paper Awards

September 12, 2011

UTCS is pleased to announce Best Paper Awards won by our faculty, staff and students. ...

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