The Emerging Revolution in Game Theory

October 16, 2012

[Originally published on The Physics arXiv Blog, MIT Technology Review] ...

Six Assistant Profs Win CAREER Awards from National Science Foundation

September 24, 2012

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

September 10, 2012

AUSTIN, 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. ...

Tower Talk: A Good Summer for UT Science

August 6, 2012

UT President Bill Powers gives praise to Brent Waters of the College of Natural Sciences for receiving a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. Mathematician Alessio Figalli also gets a shout-out. ...

Five Natural Sciences Faculty Receive Sloan Fellowships

February 22, 2012

Five faculty in the College of Natural Sciences have recently been awarded 2012 Sloan Research Fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The fellowships are given to early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them as rising stars, the next generation of scientific leaders. The recipients are: ...

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 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. ...

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