05/07/2014 - UT Computer Science is partnering with IBM to launch a new cognitive computing course that gives students unprecedented access to one of IBM’s most prized innovations: Watson. UT-Austin is one of seven universities offering the new course this fall. Read more
02/26/2014 - UTCS has been named the recipient of a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) through the CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service (SFS) program.  The SFS program will support students pursuing the university’s INFOSEC (Information Security) Certificate who also have a desire to pursue careers in information assurance to protect the government’s critical information infrastructure. Participants will receive support in the form of scholarships for tuition and fees as well as a two-year living stipend.  Read more
06/24/2012 - The Daily Texan | By Bobby Blanchard The Department of Computer Science will decrease the number of required classes needed to obtain a degree from the department, a move some faculty hope will allow students to specialize in their interests and experience more while attending school. Read more
04/30/2012 - Research in computer science has shown a remarkable ability to change the world. Just consider some of the $1B industries that were spawned from basic research in computer science: Internet search, graphics and animation, relational databases, data mining, and speech recognition. In each of these cases, and fourteen others, the National Research Council traced each industry’s fundamental innovations back to university research projects1. Read more
04/20/2011 - The University of Texas at Austin News | Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and Harvard University Partner to Promote Student Success A new partnership between researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and Harvard University has been created to help improve teaching and learning through educational innovation and technology. Read more
02/11/2011 - From: ZDNet | IBM to collaborate with universities on Watson's QA tech 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 Read more
02/11/2011 - From: The University of Texas at Austin - Know | Three cheers for Watson 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. Read more
05/20/2010 - The Department of Computer Science will graduate the first cohort of the Five-Year Integrated BS/MS program this weekend. Read more
Subscribe to Topic: Bruce Porter