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
04/30/2013 - Professor Alan Cline has been appointed to the William David Blunk Memorial Professorship for 2013-14. The Professorship, awarded by the Provost, "recognizes a member of the faculty who has demonstrated an outstanding record both in undergraduate teaching and in concern for undergraduates as demonstrated through advising and general guidance given to students." Congratulations, Alan! Read more
04/05/2013 - UTCS alum Paul Taele has been awarded a National Science Foundation East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute (NSF EAPSI) fellowship for 2013. Paul will be carrying out research that focuses on enhancing creative computing tools for promoting better design thinking using sketch recognition techniques with Dr. Richard C. Davis at Singapore Management University in Singapore. He was also previously a recipient of the NSF EAPSI fellowship in 2012, where he had pursued research abroad in Taiwan at National Taiwan University. Read more
04/05/2013 - Associate Professor Adam Klivans has won the Teaching Excellence Award in CS from the College of Natural Sciences. The College of Natural Sciences Teaching Excellence Award celebrates the members of its faculty that excel in the classroom. Congratulations, Adam! Read more
03/27/2013 - The author or co-author of 18 textbooks, Dale was one of the first women to obtain a doctorate in computer science Read more
03/07/2013 - Gates Opens Building, Talks Health | KNOW In a speech Wednesday to an audience of computer science students, Bill Gates, Microsoft founder and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, offered his vision of how the computing revolution will dramatically improve human well-being in the next few decades. Read more
02/28/2013 - The Department of Computer Science's very own Kristen Grauman, who serves as Associate Professor, was recently awarded the Computers and Thought Award by the International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI). This award is given to scientists that are making outstanding contributions in the field of artificial intelligence. Kristen was recognized for her work in recognition and search problems in computer vision. Read more

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