Faculty

UTCS Faculty, Alumnus, and Colleague Win Most Influential Paper from OOPSLA

October 30, 2012

Paper from McKinley, Berger, and Zorn has lasting influence. ...

UT Professor Aims to Increase Number of Women in IT, Computer Science

October 22, 2012

Lecia Barker, professor in UT’s School of Information, recently received a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to increase women’s involvement in information technology. ...

Michael Walfish Receives Early Career Faculty Honor Program Award

September 10, 2012

Assistant Professor Michael Walfish was selected as a 2012 Intel Early Career Faculty Honor Program award recipient. ...

Kristen Grauman Wins Major Teaching Award

August 21, 2012

Assistant Professor Kristen Grauman has earned a Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award. ...

Fighting Back Against Click-Spam

August 21, 2012

Remember that time, a decade or so ago, when spam was the scourge of the Internet, when the sheer volume of junk email threatened to engulf legitimate correspondence and short-circuit the promise of the digital revolution? ...

The UT^2 Game Bot Judged More Human Than Humans

August 14, 2012

The UT^2 game bot, created by Jacob Schrum, Igor Karpov, and Professor Risto Miikkulainen, won the Humanlike Bot Competition at the IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI 2012). The UT^2 bot is the first winning bot in the history of the Humanlike Bot Competition to be judged as human more often than half the human players participating in the evaluation. ...

Computer Science Combats Disease

July 25, 2012

By David Maly, The Daily Texan, 7/18/2012 ...

Robot Sport: Heavy Hitters

July 21, 2012

Sporting robots are still slow. But their inventors are making rapid strides ...

Pradeep Ravikumar Awarded MURI Grant

July 10, 2012

Assistant Professor Pradeep Ravikumar is part of a team of researchers, from the University of Texas at Austin, Boston University, and Harvard University, that have been selected as a recipient of one of 23 awards this year from the Department of Defense Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI). ...

Putting the Auto in Automobile

July 5, 2012

Peter Stone talks about autonomous vehicles and intersections with Michael Breen of American Mathematical Society on this podcast episode of Mathematical Moments. ...

UT robots win soccer championship in Mexico City

June 26, 2012

UT Austin Villa, a team of robots led by University of Texas computer scientists, took home two 2012 Robot Soccer World Cup division championships during the RoboCup 2012 in Mexico City this month. ...

UTCS Professors and Alum Win Best Paper Award

June 15, 2012

Don Fussell, Calvin Lin, 2010 UTCS Ph.D. graduate Paul Navratil, and Hank Childs of University of California, Davis won the Best Paper Award at the 12th Eurographics Symposium on Parallel Graphics and Visualization. ...

Alum Arvind Narayanan to be Princeton Tenure-track Assistant Professor

June 14, 2012

UTCS alum Arvind Narayanan, who completed his Ph.D. in 2009, will be starting in the fall at Princeton as a tenure-track assistant professor. ...

William Cook Wins Best Paper Award at ECOOP

June 14, 2012

Associate Professor William Cook won the Best Paper award at the 2012 European Conference on Object-Oriented Programming (ECOOP). ...

Lorenzo Alvisi Appointed Visiting Chair Professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University

June 11, 2012

Professor Lorenzo Alvisi has been appointed Visiting Chair Professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. ...

Univ. of Texas group speeds up drug discovery with supercomputers

May 30, 2012

FierceBiotechIT | By Ryan McBrideFor years, drug researchers have tapped computers to take serendipity out of the discovery equation, and a group from the University of Texas at Austin has advanced computational drug discovery further with updated image-reconstruction and modeling techniques, according to the university. ...

Professor Peter Stone Elected AAAI Fellow

May 23, 2012

Professor Peter Stone has been elected as a Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) for his significant contributions to machine learning, multiagent systems, and robotics, and pioneering applications in robot soccer, trading agents, and autonomous driving domains. ...

5 Ways Self-Driving Cars Will Make You Love Commuting

May 17, 2012

Ordinary Americans can't buy intelligent, self-driving cars just yet, but the technology could someday revolutionize one of the nation's most common road rituals—the morning and evening commutes that bookend the workday for millions of people. ...

Molecular Matchmaking for Drug Discovery

May 16, 2012

From image processing, to 3D modeling, to search algorithms, computer and computational science help improve the drug discovery pipeline ...

Research Corner: Computational Drug Discovery

April 30, 2012

Discoveries in bioinformatics provide new therapeutic interventions to disease by replacing expensive, time-consuming physical experiments with an automated computational search. Public databases now contain experimentally determined sequence and structural information for hundreds of thousands of proteins ...

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