08/21/2012 - Inside Microsoft Research | by Rob Knies Read more
08/14/2012 - The UT^2 game bot, created by Jacob Schrum, Igor Karpov, and Professor Risto Miikkulainen, won the Humanlike Bot Competition at the IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI 2012). Read more
08/08/2012 - Two of UTCS's current and past Ph.D. students have won significant awards. Siavash Mirarab, who works with Tandy Warnow on large scale phylogenetics, received a Predoctoral Fellowship, which provides three years of support, from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). Matt Taylor, who completed his Ph.D. in machine learning with Peter Stone in 2008, won an NSF CAREER Award to support his research on A Multiagent Teacher/Student Framework for Sequential Decision Making Tasks. Matt is currently an Assistant Professor at Lafayette College. Read more
06/26/2012 - Austin Business Journal | by Sandra Zaragoza Read more
05/21/2012 - UTCS honored new Ph.D. graduates at its annual hooding ceremony on Friday, May 18. 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. Read more
05/07/2012 - The Department of Computer Science congratulates its graduating students of 2012. We wished them “Good Bytes and Good Luck” with a graduation celebration catered by Austin’s own Amy’s Ice Cream.   Read more
04/14/2012 - UTCS is pleaseed to announce that Suman Jana, a current Ph.D. student working with Associate Professor Vitaly Shmatikov, is the recipient of a Google Ph.D. fellowship. Suman also received the Best Student Paper award at the 2012 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy for the paper he wrote with Vitaly titled "Memento: Learning Secrets from Process Footprints." Read more
03/12/2012 - "WebOS: Operating System Services for Wide Area Applications," a paper co-authored by Michael Dahlin has been selected as one of the top 20 papers in 20 years of publications from the HPDC, the International ACM Symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing. Co-authors of the paper, are Amin Vahdat, Tom Anderson, Eshwar Belani, David Culler, Paul Eastham, and Chad Yoshikawa. Read more
02/27/2012 - The department hosted prospective Ph.D. students at GradFest 2012, a two-day exploration of UTCS research, resources, and community. Over 30 admitted students attended panel discussions, toured labs, and met with faculty one-on-one. Current graduate students hosted the out-of-towners in their own homes for a real look at life as a UTCS grad student. Read more

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