Honors & Awards

Three Members of Natural Sciences Named to Academy of Distinguished Teachers

AUSTIN, Texas — Three members in the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin that have been named to the university’s respected Academy of Distinguished Teachers for 2013, said Steven Leslie, executive vice president and provost.
They are:

Computer Science Students Win at SXSW Game Jam

Although sometimes outshined by its music and film counterparts, South by Southwest Interactive is a five-day festival that SXSW Inc. calls “the most energetic, inspiring and creative event of the year.” SXSW Interactive is focused on emerging technology and is often the breeding ground for the newest and most innovative technologies in the world. Each year, some of the best and brightest minds in computer science flock to SXSW Interactive to give presentations, prove their skill, and show their passion for computing.

Six Assistant Profs Win CAREER Awards from National Science Foundation

AUSTIN, Texas – Six assistant professors in the College of Natural Sciences have received Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) awards from the National Science Foundation.

The CAREER awards recognize promising young faculty and supports their research with five years of funding.

$1.5 Millon Grant Brings Renowned French Mathematician to the College of Natural Sciences

Baccelli, FrancoisAUSTIN, Texas – Renowned French mathematician and engineer Francois Baccelli joins The University of Texas at Austin this fall as the first Simons Chair in Mathematics and Electrical and Computer Engineering.


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