Awards & Honors

Boyer, Kaufmann and Moore awarded the 2005 ACM Software System Award for the Boyer-Moore Theorem Prover

March 21, 2006

Professors Robert Boyer and J Strother Moore and Senior Research Scientist Matt Kaufmann, all from the University of Texas at Austin Computer Sciences Department, have been awarded the 2005 Software System Award by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for their work on the Boyer-Moore Theorem Prover. ...

UTCS Wins the “2005 Everybody WINS Award”

October 6, 2005

Women in Natural Sciences presented the 2005 Everybody WINS Award to the Department of Computer Sciences, in recognition and appreciation of the department’s commitment to best practices in the recruitment and/or retention of women and underrepresented minorities. ...

Six named distinguished teachers at The University of Texas at Austin

July 11, 2005

Six faculty members from The University of Texas at Austin have been selected for membership in the university’s Academy of Distinguished Teachers. The academy is intended to recognize and enhance teaching, particularly at the undergraduate level. ...

The Clare Boothe Luce Professor in CS at UT Austin

May 1, 2005

UTCS Wins Clare Boothe Luce Professorship. ...

Professor Simon Lam and UTCS alumni share the 2004 ACM Software System Award

March 10, 2005

Secure Network Programming, a system designed and implemented in 1993 by Professor Simon Lam and three former graduate students in the UTCS Networking Research Lab, won the 2004 Software System Award, given annually by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). ...

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. ...

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