Bruce Porter

UT Computer Science Unveils Cognitive Computing Course Based on IBM Watson in Fall 2014

IBM Watson on Jeopardy

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.

UTCS Receives $1.2 million NSF Grant for Information Security Program

UTCS Receives $1.2 million NSF Grant for Information Security Program

UTCS has been named the recipient of a $1.2 million grant from the NSF through the CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service program. The SFS program will support students pursuing the university’s INFOSEC Certificate.

The Department of Computer Science Tweaks Curriculum to Be More Flexible

The Department of Computer Science Tweaks Curriculum

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.

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.

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.

Five-Year Master Program Sees First Graduates

UTCS will graduate the first cohort of the Five-Year Integrated BS/MS program this weekend. Ferner Cilloniz (not pictured), Sarah Imboden, Adam Setapen and Drake Dowsett will be awarded their Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Computer Science degrees simultaneously on Saturday, May 22nd.

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