12/10/2013 - Professor David Zuckerman has been elected as an Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Fellow. This prestigious honor is reserved for the top 1% of ACM members. He is recognized for his contributions to randomness extraction, pseudorandomness, and their role in complexity theory. Zuckerman's research also includes coding theory, cryptography, inapproximability, and more. Read more
12/09/2013 - Dana Ballard has been selected to receive the 2014 Distinguished Cognitive Scientist Award from the University of California, Merced. Ballard's research interest is in computational series of the brain with emphasis on human vision.  Read more
12/09/2013 - Professor Dana Ballard, and his co-author Michael Swain of University of Chicago, have won the Helmholtz Test-of-Time award for their paper "Color Indexing", which published in 1991. This award recognizes the best papers published at the International Computer Vision Conference which still impacts the field 10 or more years after its final publication.  ABOUT ACM SIGMETRICS Read more
11/25/2013 - UTCS faculty Chandra Bajaj and Inderjit Dhillon were elected IEEE Fellows. Chandrajit Bajaj was selected for his contributions to image processing, scientific visualization, and computational biology. His research interests span the algorithmic and mathematics underpinnings of Structural Biology and Biophysics, Image Processing, Geometric Modeling, Computer Graphics, and Visualization.  Read more
11/23/2013 - Computer science students Jim Given (CS/Mathematics), Reid McKenzie, Julian Michael (CS/Physics), Suvamsh Shivaprasad, and Zachary Tschirhart (CS/Aerospace Engineering/Mathematics) and their teammate Eric Dawson (Biology) comprised this year's UT's winning Student Cluster team. For the 2nd year in a row, UT's team won the student cluster overall competition at the international Student Cluster conference! Read more
11/20/2013 - Associate Professor Lili Qiu has been recognized as one of the Association for Computing Machinery's (ACM) 2013 Distinguished Scientists. Her research focus is on internet and wireless networking. Qiu's current projects include Wireless Network Management, MIMO, and Content Distribution in Mobile Networks.  Read more
09/27/2013 - BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE Read more
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


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