Graduate Students

2011 Scholarship Lunch

February 2, 2011

The Department of Computer Science (CS) recognized scholarship recipients, scholarship donors, and Friends of Computer Science (FoCS) members with a Scholarship Luncheon at the Alumni Center on February 2, 2011. ...

FoCS Career Brunch 2010

September 21, 2010

The 2010 Career Brunch was held in conjunction with the College of Natural Sciences (CNS) Career Expo on September 20, 2010 at the Frank Erwin Center. ...

2010 UTCS Hooding Ceremony

June 4, 2010

UTCS honored new Ph.D. graduates at its annual hooding ceremony. 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. ...

2010 Scholarship Lunch

February 3, 2010

The Department of Computer Sciences (CS) recognized scholarship recipients,scholarship donors, and Friends of Computer Sciences (FoCS) members with a Scholarship Luncheon at the Alumni Center on February 3, 2010.We appreciate the generosity of families and friends who have named scholarships in honor of a loved one and the generosity of our corporate donors.UTCS Scholarship Donors Friends of Computer Sciences (FoCS) members, are denoted in bold. ...

Protecting Privacy

October 16, 2009

With so much information being shared online these days, it’s critical that much of it remains private and anonymous. We trust, for example, that social networking sites such as Facebook remove personally identifiable information when they share our preferences and desires with advertisers. Vitaly Shmatikov, a young, fast-talking associate professor of computer science studies privacy in ubiquitous data sharing systems, from Facebook to hospitals to Netflix. ...

2009 UTCS Hooding Ceremony

May 22, 2009

UTCS honored this year's Ph.D. graduates with its first annual hooding ceremony. Chair J Moore, clad in ceremonial kilt, performed the hooding. Graduate research advisers spoke of each graduate's special traits and accomplishments. Afterwards, a reception was held for graduates, faculty, friends and family. ...

Computer Science Student Wins $5,000 Michael H. Granof Outstanding Dissertation Award

May 15, 2009

Computer Science graduate student Benjamin Hardekopf was presented the $5,000 Outstanding Dissertation Award, which recognizes exceptional work by doctoral students. ...

The Department of Computer Science Congratulates Students Elected to Phi Beta Kappa

April 16, 2009

The Department of Computer Sciences congratulates the five computer science majors who were recently elected to Phi Beta Kappa at its Spring meeting. ...

2009 Scholarship Lunch

February 12, 2009

The Department of Computer Sciences (CS) recognized scholarship recipients, scholarship donors, and Friends of Computer Sciences (FoCS) members with a Scholarship Luncheon at the Alumni Center on February 12, 2009. ...

Grace Hopper 2008

October 4, 2008

The 2008 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing conference was held in Keystone, Colorado from October 1-4. Thirteen undergraduate and graduate women and two representatives from the Department of Computer Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin were able to attend the event thanks to corporate sponsors Lockheed Martin and Yahoo! and UTCS Faculty sponsors James C. Browne and Michael H. Walfish. ...

FoCS Career Brunch 2008

September 22, 2008

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Sciences (UTCS) Friends of Computer Sciences (FoCS) 2008 Career Brunch was held in conjunction with the College of Natural Sciences (CNS) Career Expo on September 22, 2008 at the Frank Erwin Center. ...

2008 Scholarship Lunch

March 4, 2008

The Department of Computer Sciences (CS) recognized scholarship donors, Friends of Computer Sciences (FoCS) members, and scholarship recipients with a Scholarship Luncheon at the Alumni Center on February 14, 2008. ...

2007 Scholarship Lunch

February 14, 2007

The Department of Computer Sciences (CS) recognized scholarship donors, Friends of Computer Sciences (FoCS) members, and scholarship recipients with a Scholarship Luncheon at the Alumni Center on February 14, 2007. ...

FoCS Career Brunch 2006

September 25, 2006

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Sciences (UTCS) Friends of Computer Sciences (FoCS) 2006 Career Brunch was held in conjunction with the College of Natural Sciences (CNS) Career Expo on September 25, 2006 at the Frank Erwin Center. ...

Computer sciences student awarded $50,000 by Interactive Brokers Group

April 24, 2006

Texas-Patrick Christmas, a graduate student in computer sciences at The University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded $50,000 from Interactive Brokers Group (IBG), for winning its electronic trading Olympiad for colleges. ...

2006 Natural Sciences Career Fair

February 2, 2006

College of Natural Sciences Spring Career Fair. The Department of Computer Sciences and the FoCS member companies participated in the annual event. Students and corporations alike found it to exciting, fruitful and an excellent recruitment opportunity. ...

FoCS Honors Brunch

September 26, 2005

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Sciences (UTCS) Friends of Computer Sciences (FoCS) 2005 Honors Brunch was held in conjunction with the College of Natural Sciences. ...

FoCS Honors Brunch 2004

September 20, 2004

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Sciences (UTCS) Friends of Computer Sciences (FoCS) 2004 Honors Brunch was held in conjunction with the College of Natural Sciences (CNS) Career Expo on September 20, 2004. ...

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." ...

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