05/08/2014 - Cognitive scientist honored at UC Merced | The Sacramento Bee Dana Ballard, a computer science professor of The University of Texas at Austin, on Monday was presented the 2014 Distinguished Cognitive Scientist Award at UC Merced. Read more
04/25/2014 - AUSTIN, Texas — Professor Peter Stone is one of six faculty members at The University of Texas at Austin who have been named to the university's respected Academy of Distinguished Teachers for 2014, said Gregory L. Fenves, executive vice president and provost. Read more
04/10/2014 - Associate Professor Vitaly Shmatikov has been selected to receive a CNS Teaching Excellence Award for 2014. The College of Natural Sciences Teaching Excellence Award is intended to provide recognition of the College’s many exceptional faculty who are committed to teaching at either the undergraduate or graduate level. He will be presented with this award at the 2014 Celebration of Excellence program in April. Read more
04/09/2014 - Wesley Tansey, a UTCS Graduate Student, was selected as a 2014 KPCB Engineering Fellow. This is the third year for the KPCB Engineering Fellows program with almost 2500 applicants from over 200 universities. Throught the KPCB Fellows Program, Wesley will have an opportunity to gain significant experience working on uniquely challenging technical, design and product problems while also developing new relationships that are meaningful to his career. Read more
04/09/2014 - UTCS Associate Professor William Cook has won the prestigious 2014 Dahl-Nygaard Senior Prize. Cook was awarded the Senior Prize for his contributions to the theory and practice of object-oriented programming. Cook currently teaches Programming Languages and his research focuses on improving the ability of programming languages to facilitate the development of efficient and maintainable software.  Read more
04/04/2014 - UTCS Professor Jay Misra has been awarded the 2014 IIT Kanpur Distinguished Alumnus Award. Misra currently teaches Analysis of Algorithms, Theory in Programming Practice, and Distributed Computing. In addition, his current research focuses on the design of a concurrent programming language, Orc.  Read more
02/18/2014 - UTCS Assistant Professor Pradeep Ravikumar is one of 126 outstanding U.S. and Canadian researchers selected by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation as recipients of the 2014 Sloan Research Fellowships. Ravikumar currently teaches Statstical Learning and Data Mining, and his main area of research interest is in statistical machine learning. Read more
02/04/2014 - Freescale Foundation has chosen First Bytes Summer Camp as one of six 2013 grant recipients. Read more
02/01/2014 - UTCS recognized scholarship recipients, scholarship donors, and Friends of Computer Science (FoCS) partners with a Scholarship Luncheon at the Alumni Center on January 29, 2014. Thank you to our generous donors who make a difference in the lives of our students. Read more
01/08/2014 - AUSTIN, Texas — Three faculty members from The University of Texas at Austin have been selected to receive Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their research careers. Read more

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