08/15/2013 - Lecture & Scholarship Presentation Free and Open to Public  Austin, TX – Space Shuttle astronaut and University of Texas alumnus Bob Crippen will visit the school to present student Dustin Carlino with a $10,000 scholarship from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) during a public lecture and ceremony, Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Student Activity Center Auditorium.  Read more
08/08/2013 - UTCS Professor, Don Batory and CEO of RockYou, Lance Tokuda won the Most Influential Paper Award for their paper "Evolving Object-Oriented Designs with Refactorings," which they published at the ASE (Automated Software Engineering) Conference in 1999. Read more
07/23/2013 - Inderjit Dhillon, an ICES core faculty member, and professor of computer science, received the 2013 ICES Distinguished Research Award. Read more
07/19/2013 - At the National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), Ray Mooney delivered the keynote talk on language learning, and it was very well received. Peter Stone was selected to be one of the co-chairs of next year's conference. Read more
07/03/2013 - Kristen Grauman has earned the 2013 Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI) Young Researcher Award. The award is given to a researcher within seven years of their Ph.D. Kristen received the award at this year's annual IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR). CVPR is considered, together with the International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), the top level conference in computer vision. Read more
06/25/2013 - Peter Stone has been selected for the 2013 Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award. The awards are given to faculty in the UT System " who have demonstrated extraordinary classroom performance and innovation in undergraduate instruction." This describes well Peter's contribution to education and mentorship. The award is given to faculty members who demonstrate extraordinary classroom performance and innovation at the undergraduate level. Read more
06/14/2013 - UTCS Ph.D. student Yang Wang has earned a Google Ph.D. Fellowship in Distributed Computing. He is one of 39 Google Fellows who will bring their skills and talents to Google in pursuit of more innovations and ideas that the company can incorporate in the future. Google has announced the recipients of its 2013 Ph.D. Fellowship program, which the search giant promotes as a way to gain new insights and innovations from some of the best minds in colleges and universities around the world. Read more
06/05/2013 - Associate Professor Yin Zhang, and his co-authors Matthew Roughan, Nick Duffield and Albert Greenberg, won the ACM SIGMETRICS Test-of-Time Award this year for their paper "Fast Accurate Computation of Large-Scale IP Traffic Read more
04/30/2013 - Professor Alan Cline has been appointed to the William David Blunk Memorial Professorship for 2013-14. The Professorship, awarded by the Provost, "recognizes a member of the faculty who has demonstrated an outstanding record both in undergraduate teaching and in concern for undergraduates as demonstrated through advising and general guidance given to students." Congratulations, Alan! Read more
04/19/2013 - Four graduating UTCS students have been selected Dean's Honored Graduates for 2013. Only 20 students are named Dean's Honored Graduates in the College of Natural Sciences each year. Students Ben Braun (CS and Math), Kevin Luecke (Astronomy and CS), Joe Tessler (CS and UTeach), and Victor Vu (CS) will be recognized with a book award and framed certificate, seating on stage at graduation, a brunch and recognition ceremony hosted by the dean, and recognition on a plaque located on the first floor of W.C. Hogg. Dean's Honored Graduate Read more


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