07/19/2013 - At the National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), Ray Mooney delivered the keynote talk on language learning, and it was very well received. Peter Stone was selected to be one of the co-chairs of next year's conference. Read more
07/09/2013 - The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science (UTCS) collaborated with Facebook and 12 universities from Europe, China and the United States to provide practical, collaborative software engineering experience as part of its computer science curriculum. UTCS Professor Glenn Downing joined Facebook's Faculty Thought Leader Council to spearhead a project course at UTCS that aimed to better prepare motivated CS students of any background to succeed in professional software environments. Read more
07/03/2013 - Kristen Grauman has earned the 2013 Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI) Young Researcher Award. The award is given to a researcher within seven years of their Ph.D. Kristen received the award at this year's annual IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR). CVPR is considered, together with the International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), the top level conference in computer vision. Read more
06/25/2013 - Peter Stone has been selected for the 2013 Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award. The awards are given to faculty in the UT System " who have demonstrated extraordinary classroom performance and innovation in undergraduate instruction." This describes well Peter's contribution to education and mentorship. The award is given to faculty members who demonstrate extraordinary classroom performance and innovation at the undergraduate level. Read more
06/05/2013 - Associate Professor Yin Zhang, and his co-authors Matthew Roughan, Nick Duffield and Albert Greenberg, won the ACM SIGMETRICS Test-of-Time Award this year for their paper "Fast Accurate Computation of Large-Scale IP Traffic Read more
05/22/2013 - UTCS honored new Ph.D. graduates at its annual hooding ceremony on Friday, May 17. Each new graduate received a short testimonial from his or her graduate research advisor. The new doctors were then hooded by UTCS Chair Bruce Porter. Afterwards, a reception was held for graduates, faculty, friends and family. Click the button below to view high resolution copies of the photo gallery images on this page, plus bonus images of the 2013 Ph.D. Hooding and reception. We invite you to also upload pictures you have from the event. Read more
05/09/2013 - Austin, TX — Student entrepreneurs and computer science faculty met with President Obama on Thursday to showcase new student ventures from the Longhorn Startup Program. Read more

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