Faculty

Professor John Werth Dies September 15, 2004

September 15, 2004

"It is with great sadness that I report that John Werth died peacefully at home on Wednesday, September 15, 2004, after a struggle with cancer. John's dedication to Computer Sciences education and research were rivalled only by his warmth and support of students and colleagues. His loss is felt keenly by his family and friends everywhere. We will miss him." -J Strother Moore Chair, Computer Sciences ...

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. ...

rofessor Simon Lam Receives Communication Networks Award, Speaks on Improvements Needed for Internet's Architecture

September 3, 2004

Simon S. Lam, professor and Regents Chair in Computer Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin, has received the Association of Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Data Communications (SIGCOMM) Award for lifetime contribution to the field of communications networks. ...

Chris Edmondson-Yurkanan appointed a Visiting Scholar at the Postel Center at the University of Southern California

August 31, 2004

At the Postel Center, Chris Edmondson-Yurkanan will be studying the histories of ARPAnet and Internet design using the Postel Center Archives -- housing documents written as far back as the 1960s -- as well as by interviewing key people in the initial development of the Internet. ...

UTCS welcomes Professor Fred Chang

August 30, 2004

Dr. Frederick R. Chang will take the position of Research Professor at The University of Texas at Austin's Department of Computer Sciences (UTCS). ...

UTCS welcomes Professor Vitaly Shmatikov

August 30, 2004

Vitaly Shmatikov has been hired as an Assistant Professor for UTCS, starting in the Fall 2004 Semester. ...

Basu, Bilenko and Mooney receive the SIGKDD Best Research Paper Award

August 25, 2004

Sugato Basu, Misha Bilenko and Ray Mooney won the SIGKDD Best Research Paper Award for their paper "A Probabilistic Framework for Semi-supervised Clustering," presented at KDD2004, "the premier international conference on knowledge discovery and data mining." ...

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. ...

Will the TRIPS project revolutionize high-performance computing?

June 7, 2004

In a recent article entitled "Fired Up for the Supercomputer Derby", Business Week highlighted the TRIPS technology along with the other competitors in the contest. ...

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 ...

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. ...

Stone & Team Participate in RoboCup 2003

June 15, 2003

Assistant Professor Peter Stone and his team of students are headed to Padua, Italy, for the 2003 RoboCup. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

Edsger Wybe Dijkstra: 1930-2002

August 6, 2002

Professor Edsger Wybe Dijkstra, a noted pioneer of the science and industry of computing, died after a long struggle with cancer on 6 August 2002 at his home in Nuenen, the Netherlands. ...

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