Industry Relations

New Center for Cloud Computing Created at The University of Texas at Austin in Partnership with SunGard Availability Services

November 10, 2011

Cloud computing, where all of our photos, emails, and data stored in a distributed “cloud,” is the future. To improve emerging cloud-based technologies, a new center for cloud computing research was recently created in the Department of Computer Science at The University of Texas at Austin in a partnership with SunGard Availability Services. ...

SunGard, UT create cloud center

November 10, 2011

SunGard and UT plan to identify research problems in the cloud computing field, pursue targeted research initiatives to solve those problems and commercialize the resulting research, officials said. ...

Supercomputer will enhance undergraduate research at UT

September 30, 2011

The Texas Advanced Computing Center will build a new supercomputer in the J.J. Pickle Research Center by 2013. ...

Texas university to build powerful supercomputer

September 22, 2011

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin will build and support a world-class supercomputer with comprehensive computing and visualization capabilities as part of a National Science Foundation grant. ...

Two UTCS Teams Named Finalists in Yahoo!'s Open Hack All Stars event in New York City

September 21, 2011

Two UTCS teams made it to the final round of the Yahoo! Open Hack All Stars event in New York City. ...

FoCS Career Brunch 2011

September 19, 2011

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science (UTCS) Friends of Computer Science (FoCS) 2011 Career Brunch was held in conjunction with the College of Natural Sciences (CNS) Career Expo on September 19, 2011 at the Frank Erwin Center. ...

Peter Stone Named 2011 Yahoo! Faculty Research and Engagement Program Recipient

September 12, 2011

The Yahoo! Faculty Research and Engagement Program (FREP) is designed to produce the highest quality scientific collaborations and outcomes by engaging with faculty members working in areas of mutual interest. Through this program, academics across the globe collaborate with Yahoo! research scientists via visits to Yahoo!, access to our data and funds for their research. ...

The 2011 Edsger W. Dijkstra Memorial Lecture

September 8, 2011

The Department of Computer Science (UTCS) at the University of Texas at Austin hosted the Edsger W. Dijkstra Memorial Lecture on November 7, 2011. UTCS welcomed Richard Karp, Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, as the speaker for this event. This lecture series is made possible by a generous grant from Schlumberger to honor the memory of Edsger W. Dijkstra. ...

Colleges That Help Grads Get Top Salaries

August 11, 2011

SmartMoney's unique "payback" survey of 50 top-priced schools shows which alumni are reaping rewards in the job market. ...

Navigate the Booming Computer Science Market

August 8, 2011

High paying jobs are available, but getting into a top program is becoming increasingly difficult. ...

Assistant Professor Brent Waters Selected as Microsoft Research Faculty Fellow

July 18, 2011

Microsoft Research has selected Assistant Professor Brent Waters as one of eight Microsoft Research Faculty Fellows of 2011. Microsoft Research is committed to developing a global pipeline of computer science talent around the world. ...

As IBM marks its first century, Austin remains in a key role

June 15, 2011

Collaborations with the Department of Computer Science have been key to the success of IBM in Austin and beyond. ...

The Challenge: Start a Tech Company in 3 Days

April 3, 2011

How many times have you or one of your friends had a really great idea for a tech startup, but never implemented it? Maybe there wasn’t enough money, any access to people with complementary skills, or not enough confidence to get it off the ground. 3-Day Startup (3DS) provides the opportunity to pitch that idea to a panel of potential investors, release a prototypeand build enough momentum to sustain a startup company outside the event. ...

IBM to collaborate with universities on Watson's QA tech

February 11, 2011

IBM and eight universities from around the world will collaborate on developing the company's Watson supercomputer and the question-answering technology behind it. The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science which will collaborate on automated reasoning and common sense. ...

Three cheers for Watson

February 11, 2011

Count computer scientists Bruce Porter, Ray Mooney and Ken Barker among those cheering for the machine in the Jeopardy! Challenge, which pits two human Jeopardy! champions against Watson, a computer built by IBM Corp. ...

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 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. ...

Lockheed Martin Funds Teaching Lab Updates

November 11, 2009

Lockheed Martin presented a check donating $95,000 to be shared between the Department of Computer Science and the College of Engineering. ...

Career Brunch 2009

September 21, 2009

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Sciences (UTCS) Friends of Computer Sciences (FoCS) 2009 Career Brunch was held in conjunction with the College of Natural Sciences (CNS) Career Expo on September 21, 2009 at the Frank Erwin Center. ...

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. ...

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