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
11/20/2013 - 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
09/24/2013 - THE DAILY TEXAN Researchers at the University are working to perfect a computer algorithm designed to summarize first-person perspective films, with the hope of aiding the elderly and memory-impaired. Read more
09/23/2013 - With video sharing expected to leap, researchers at the University of Texas are training computers to digest such videos into a nutshell version for easier viewing... Read the full Wall Street Journal Article. Read more
09/15/2013 - allvoices  Computer scientists at The University of Texas at Austin say that a day will come when computers will automatically give short video digests of a day in our lives, kind of like a video journal. Read more

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