Awards & Honors

Professor Emmett Witchel receives thesis award from MIT

September 7, 2004

Professor Emmet Witchel earned a thesis award from MIT and a doctoral dissertation award from ACM. ...

UTCS Graduate Student Alex X. Liu receives the 2004 William C. Carter Award

July 9, 2004

For his paper entitled "Diverse Firewall Design" co-authored with Dr. Mohamed G. Gouda, UTCS Graduate Student Alex X. Liu received the 2004 William C. Carter Award. ...

Two UTCS Faculty Among the Most Highly Cited Researchers

June 12, 2004

The June 9, 2004 edition of the @Texas Newsletter announced that UT is home to 29 of the most highly cited researchers in the world by the Institute for Scientific Information. Among those listed are two UTCS faculty, Dr. E. Allen Emerson and Dr. Jayadev Misra. ...

CS Ph.D. student Greg Johnson wins NVIDIA Fellowship

May 28, 2004

NVIDIA has awarded CS Ph.D. student Gregory Johnson a 2004 International Fellowship Award "for his work in Computer Graphics and Visualization" as noted in the TACC's fellowship announcement. ...

Professor Simon Lam receives the 2004 ACM SIGCOMM Award and the 2004 W. Wallace McDowell Award

May 18, 2004

Professor Simon Lam receives the 2004 ACM SIGCOMM Award and the 2004 W. Wallace McDowell Award ...

Dr. Seth Pettie Receives an Outstanding Dissertation Award

May 7, 2004

We are proud to announce UTCS Ph.D. Graduate Seth Pettie received an Outstanding Dissertation Award for 2003-2004 for his dissertation titled "On the Shortest Path and Minimum Spanning Tree Problems" written under the supervision of Vijaya Ramachandran. ...

Professor David Zuckerman receives a 2004 Guggenheim Fellowship

April 13, 2004

Professor David Zuckerman has been awarded a Guggenheim fellowship to conduct his research on "Randomness and Computation." ...

Professor Steve Keckler receives the 2003 ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award

March 31, 2004

UTCS congratulates Steve Keckler on his 2003 ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award ...

University of Texas at Austin Team Finishes First in Coached Simulation League at International Robotic Championship

November 1, 2003

Dr. Peter Stone, assistant professor of computer sciences, and his student team won first place in a computer-simulated soccer competition at RoboCup 2003 in Italy. ...

University of Texas at Austin Team Finishes First in Coached Simulation League at International Robotic Championship

July 12, 2003

Dr. Peter Stone, assistant professor of computer sciences, and his student team won first place in a computer-simulated soccer competition at RoboCup 2003 in Italy. ...

Nell Dale--Winner of Hamilton Book Authors' Award

June 1, 2003

Nell B. Dale with coauthor, John Lewis, received honorable mention and a $3,000 prize for their book, Computer Sciences Illuminated published by Jones and Bartlett. ...

UTCS Students Among CRA Outstanding Undergraduates

May 31, 2003

Two of our undergraduates, Chand John and Jerry Sun, recently received national recognition for their outstanding research potential. Chand John was among four finalists for the award and Jerry Sun was selected for honorable mention. ...

College Honors Four UTCS Faculty/Staff

May 3, 2003

On Friday, May 2, 2003, the sixth annual College of Natural Sciences Honors and Awards Banquet was held recognizing outstanding advising, outreach, and teaching excellence. Our department was fortunate to have Pat Horne, Stephanie Shaffer, Doug Burger, and Calvin Lin recognized for outstanding accomplishments. ...

UTCS ACM Regional Programming Results

April 2, 2003

Our teams at the Louisiana regional programming contest came in 1st, 9th, and 18th. ...

UTCS ACM Sweeps Regional Programming Contest

December 31, 2002

The UTCS ACM Programming Club teams headed to Louisiana to compete in the 2002 ACM South Central USA Programming Contest on November 2nd. The three UTCS teams performed exceptionally well and placed 1st, 2nd and 3rd in this regional competition, beating the other 74 teams from Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana. ...

ASE 2002 Best Paper Award

September 27, 2002

The paper "Generating Product-Lines of Product-Families" by Don Batory, Roberto Lopez-Herrejon, and Jean-Phillipe Martin won a best paper award at ASE 2002. ...

Vicki Almstrum Elected to SIGCSE Board

October 3, 2001

Congratulations to Vicki Almstrum, who has just been elected to the ACM SIGCSE (Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education) Board of Directors. ...

Nina Amenta Receives CAREER Award

September 26, 2001

Congratulations to Nina Amenta who received an NSF CAREER Award. ...

Bledsoe Honored

September 18, 2001

Prof. J. Siekmann of the University of Saarbruecken , Germany writes today that "We have named one of the halls in the new AI building of the German Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) after Woody Bledsoe." ...

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