Associate Professor Kristen Grauman is one of 26 winners selected by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) as a 2012 Young Investigator (YIP) Award recipient. From a diverse pool of more than 350 candidates of university and college faculty who have attained tenure-track positioning the past five years, 26 winners were selected. ONR YIP awardees are selected based upon the merit of their research and potential contributions for game-changing advances for the Navy and Marine Corps.
Awards & Honors
"WebOS: Operating System Services for Wide Area Applications," a paper co-authored by Michael Dahlin has been selected as one of the top 20 papers in 20 years of publications from the HPDC, the International ACM Symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing. Co-authors of the paper, are Amin Vahdat, Tom Anderson, Eshwar Belani, David Culler, Paul Eastham, and Chad Yoshikawa.
Pradeep Ravikumar has been selected for an NSF CAREER Award for his project entitled "CAREER: A New Neat Framework for Statistical Machine Learning."
Congratulations to Associate Professor Kristen Grauman and Michael Walfish! Both were recently awarded Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellows.
UTCS recognized scholarship recipients, scholarship donors, and Friends of Computer Science (FoCS) partners with a Scholarship Luncheon at the Alumni Center on February 1, 2012.
At the VSTTE conference, held as part of the POPL Symposium in Philadelphia, UTCS's very own ACL2 team was awarded one of the two Gold Medals in the 2012 VSTTE verification competition.
Faculty at the The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science (UTCS) are at the forefront of the digital revolution. Congratulations to the following faculty for their accomplishments...
UTCS is grateful to our scholarship and fellowship donors whose partnerships with the department afford promising and deserving students the opportunity to study at a top-10 ranked department. These companies, foundations and individuals are crucial in enabling UTCS to recruit and retain top students.
Professor Stephen Keckler, professor at The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science, was awarded Fellow status with a citation "for contributions to computer
architectures and technology modeling."
Professor Inderjit Dhillon and Assistant Professor Pradeep Ravikumar, together with their postdoc Ambuj Tewari, had remarkable success at The Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) Conference this year. They submitted seven papers and all were accepted. NIPS's acceptance rate is about 20%.