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Alumni Reconnect: Russ Gayle (BS 2003)

Posted on: April 30, 2012

One of the challenges of working as a computer scientist and engineer at Sandia National Laboratories is to not be distracted by the breadth of innovative work that goes on. In any given week, I am exposed to topics and research in network and computer security, robotics, and exascale computing, to name a few. ...

Research Corner: Computational Drug Discovery

Posted on: April 30, 2012

Discoveries in bioinformatics provide new therapeutic interventions to disease by replacing expensive, time-consuming physical experiments with an automated computational search. Public databases now contain experimentally determined sequence and structural information for hundreds of thousands of proteins ...

Friends of Computer Science Partner Research

Posted on: April 30, 2012

The Friends of Computer Science (FoCS) program at UTCS is fortunate to count many companies with world-class research programs as partners. FoCS partners Google, IBM, Microsoft, Sandia National Laboratories and Yahoo! are all on the forefront of technological innovation. ...

Empowering Leadership Alliance Students Get Into Undergraduate Research

Posted on: April 30, 2012

The Empowering Leadership Alliance is a computer science student organization aimed at helping minorities gain a sense of what opportunities are available in various fields in technology. ...

From the Chair: Research

Posted on: April 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. ...

The Bill & Melinda Gates Computer Science Complex/Dell Computer Science Hall

Posted on: January 25, 2012

Through a shared vision, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, The University of Texas at Austin and UT System, and the Department of Computer Science ...

Scholarships & Fellowships

Posted on: January 25, 2012

UTCS is grateful to our scholarship and fellowship donors whose partnerships with the department afford promising and deserving students the opportunity to study at a top-10 ranked department. These companies, foundations and individuals are crucial in enabling UTCS to recruit and retain top students. ...

Equipment Donations

Posted on: January 25, 2012

Equipment donations to UTCS can be a key component of partnerships between industry and the department. Equipment donations allow the department to offer state-of-the-art equipment for faculty and student use as well as afford donor recognition and visibility within department labs and spaces. ...

Faculty Research Gifts

Posted on: January 25, 2012

UTCS is a leading research institution in computer science. Collaborations with industry and industry support ensure superior research continues to move the Texas digital economy forward. ...

FoCS Welcomes New Partners

Posted on: January 25, 2012

The UTCS Friends of Computer Science (FoCS) program welcomes new partners: eBay/PayPal, Rackspace, Rivet Software, Tata Consultancy Services, and Union Pacific Railroad. ...

From the Chair - Partnership

Posted on: January 25, 2012

Every good partnership strengthens all the partners, and our new relationship with SunGard Availability Services is a perfect example. SunGard is a Fortune 500 company, founded in 1983 to provide software and IT services for the financial industry, higher education and the public sector. ...

Research Corner: Gates Building Prediction Market

Posted on: January 25, 2012

Prediction markets are popular for aggregating opinions regarding the likelihood of future events by enabling people to buy and sell "shares" that indicate whether or not they think the event will happen. There has been some evidence that the market prices are reasonably accurate predictors of whether those events will actually happen. ...

Partners in Outreach and Diversity

Posted on: January 25, 2012

This year, university and high school students learned more about software development, computer programming and, perhaps, their future careers through events generously funded by FoCS partners Yahoo!, Lockheed Martin, ConocoPhillips and Schlumberger. ...

Alumni Reconnect: Who Wants a Brick?

Posted on: January 25, 2012

As many of you know, Taylor Hall has been demolished to make way for the new Bill & Melinda Gates Computer Science Complex, due to open in December 2012. Original bricks from UTCS's old home, Taylor Hall, have been salvaged, mortar and all! ...

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