02/20/2013 - Kathryn McKinley, who formerly served as an Endowed Professor here at UTCS but is currently on leave to work with Microsoft, spoke on behalf of Microsoft at the first meeting of the House Science Committee’s Subcommittee on Research and Science Education on the topic of information technology innovation. Read more
02/15/2013 - KNOW | Video by Daniel Oppenheimer, College of Natural Sciences http://youtu.be/Ptnl_gFhDAs Read more
02/01/2013 - Professor Vijaya Ramachandran was selected by the Executive Council of the University of Delhi as an Honorary Professor. This selection was made to recognize Dr. Ramachandran's outstanding achievements in the field of Computer Science. This honor includes the offer to visit the University of Delhi once a year to engage, through research engagement and seminars, with the students and faculty of the Cluster Innovation Centre at the University of Delhi. Read more
01/18/2013 - Just weeks away from completion, we're giving you a sneak peak at the Bill & Melinda Gates Computer Science Complex and Dell Computer Science Hall. Stay tuned for details on our big grand opening event and how you can get a custom etching on the railing of the atrium's grand staircase! Read more
01/17/2013 - Professor Calvin has been selected for this year's Jean Holloway Award. Calvin Lin was student-nominated and student-selected awarded for this recognition. The Jean Holloway Award for Excellence in Teaching was created in 1970 with an endowment from past Texas Exes president Sterling Holloway and his wife, Jean. The award, which amounts to more than $4,500 annually, is presented each year to a teacher in the College of Liberal Arts or Natural Sciences. Read more
12/19/2012 - In less than a month, the fences will come down, the construction crews will pack up their equipment, and UT Computer Science will be handed the keys to its bright, shiny new home—The Bill and Melinda Gates Computer Science Complex and Dell Computer Science Hall. What a home it is! If you’ve been keeping up with this project, you’ve undoubtedly heard us brag about the state of the art research pods; the collaborative study spaces for our expanding student body; and the expanded opportunities for integrating our undergraduate with faculty research projects. It is a game-changer for UTCS. Read more
12/03/2012 - Lorenzo Alvisi has been selected for a prestigious Humboldt Research Award. Read more
12/03/2012 - President Powers recently announced Michael Scott as a recipient of the 2012-13 President's Associates Teaching Excellence Award. This award recognizes Mike's consistent levels of excellence in teaching undergraduates. Read more
11/08/2012 - To a packed house of over 250 attendees, Craig Mundie, Chief Research and Strategy Officer at Microsoft, shared his insights on how technology is changing and how tomorrow’s technology will shape your world. As chief officer of the world's largest computer science research organization, Mr. Mundie was able to provide a unique glimpse into Microsoft’s technology focus while demonstrating some of Microsoft’s latest products and cutting edge tools. Following the presentation, Mr. Mundie opened the floor to questions and encouraged the audience to “come up and play with the toys.” Read more
10/30/2012 - Kathryn S. McKinley, UTCS professor, Emery Berger, UTCS 2002 Ph.D. graduate, and Benjamin Zorn, Microsoft researcher were recently awarded the Most Influential Paper from OOPSLA at the 2012 SPLASH Conference for "Reconsidering custom memory allocation."  The award is given annually to the author(s) of a paper presented 10 years earlier and judged to be the most influential over the preceding decade.  Berger is now an Associate Professor at UMass-Amherst.    Read more


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