Computer Science

Computer Scientist Developing Intersections of the Future With Fully Autonomous Vehicles

February 20, 2012

Intersections of the future will not need stop lights or stop signs, but will look like a somewhat chaotic flow of driverless, autonomous cars slipping past one another, says Peter Stone. ...

Computer Scientist Developing Intersections of the Future With Fully Autonomous Vehicles

February 20, 2012

Intersections of the future will not need stop lights or stop signs, but will look like a somewhat chaotic flow of driverless, autonomous cars slipping past one another, says Peter Stone. ...

Students Start-Up for Credit

February 1, 2012

Alejandro Weibel, Dakota Gordon, Ian Beckcom and Andrew Miller formed Homeroom, a company that runs an online learning management syst ...

Research Could Lower Device Energy Use

January 30, 2012

TechJournal South reports on computer scientist Kathryn McKinley’s creation of power profiles for microprocessors. ...

Toward Lowering the Power Consumption of Microprocessors

January 20, 2012

AUSTIN, Texas – The first systematic power profiles of microprocessors could help lower the energy consumption of both small cell phones and giant data centers, report computer science professors from The University of Texas at Austin and the Australian National University. ...

Toward Lowering the Power Consumption of Microprocessors

January 20, 2012

Scientists measure how microprocessors function on a variety of software and chip architectures. ...

Toward Lowering the Power Consumption of Microprocessors

January 20, 2012

Scientists measure how microprocessors function on a variety of software and chip architectures. ...

Students Start-up for Credit

January 17, 2012

The Daily Texan reports on 1 Semester Startup, an interdisciplinary course that the Department of Computer Science helped create. ...

Game Development Program Is Launched

January 17, 2012

AUSTIN, Texas-The College of Natural Sciences is teaming up with two other colleges at the university to launch undergraduate students into an interdisciplinary game development program. ...

Game Development Program Is Launched

January 17, 2012

The college is teaming up with two other colleges at the university to launch undergraduate students into an interdisciplinary game development program. ...

Game Development Program Is Launched

January 17, 2012

The college is teaming up with two other colleges at the university to launch undergraduate students into an interdisciplinary game development program. ...

Austin Battles Shortage of Tech Talent

December 14, 2011

Computer science chair Bruce Porter is quoted in this piece from the Austin American-Statesman about the shortage of tech talent in Austin. ...

UT Partners with SunGard

November 27, 2011

The Daily Texan reports on a partnership between the department of Computer Science and SunGard Availability Services to improve emerging cloud-based technologies through a new center for cloud computing research. ...

New Center for Cloud Computing Will Impact Mobile Computing and Internet Security

November 18, 2011

AUSTIN, Texas — As part of its research efforts to help create safer and faster computing, the Department of Computer Science at The University of Texas at Austin has partnered with ...

Computer Science Department Creates Cloud Computing Center

November 14, 2011

The University of Texas and a Pennsylvania technology company have agreed to be partners on a cloud computing research center on UT’s campus. SunGard Availability Services, based in Wayne, Pa., plans to make a “high six-figure” investment in the center, said Indu Kodukula, executive vice president and chief technology officer at the company. The cloud computing center will initially have four or five faculty members assigned to it, said Bruce Porter, chair of UT’s computer sciences department. ...

Science Student Entrepreneurs Give A Hoot

November 7, 2011

Computer science student Gaurav Sanghani, mathematics major Sid Upadhyay, and business major Michael Koetting, founders of Hoot.me.Facebook has been distracting students and lowering grade point averages worldwide since 2004. But two students from the College of Natural Sciences and one from the McCombs School of Business have started a business to try to turn Facebook into study mode. ...

The Longhorn Network Checks Out the VisLab

November 2, 2011

The university’s Longhorn Network visits the Texas Advanced Computing Center‘s Visualization Laboratory at The University of Texas at Austin. In the Vislab, simulations are displayed on Stallion, the world’s highest resolution tiled display. ...

Professor Drives Research of Humanoid Robots

September 29, 2011

The Daily Texan features computer science professor Peter Stone. ...

Computer Science Student Wins Prestigious Astronaut Foundation Award

September 27, 2011

AUSTIN, Texas — Space Shuttle astronaut and University of Texas at Austin graduate Robert Crippen today presented a $10,000 Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) scholarship to Ben Braun, a junior majoring in computer science. “Ben is a clear leader in computer science at The University of Texas,” Crippen said at a ceremony on campus. “He is a prime example of everything an Astronaut Scholar is supposed to be: intelligent, perseverant and destined for greatness. ...

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

September 21, 2011

Computer science professor Peter Stone has been named a 2011 Yahoo! Faculty Research and Engagement Program (FREP) recipient. ...

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