04/09/2024 - The 2024-2025 rankings tout computer science at The University of Texas at Austin as among the seven best nationally. Read more
02/29/2024 - On Sat, February 24, 2024, the UT Programming Team competed in the ICPC South Central USA Regional Competition. As a result, one team will advance to the ICPC North America Championship on Monday, May 27, 2024.   Read more
01/24/2024 - Aditya Akella and Emmett Witchell Selected as 2023 ACM FELLOWS Read more
01/22/2024 - The National Academy of Sciences will honor University of Texas at Austin computer scientist David Zuckerman with the Michael and Sheila Held Prize at its annual meeting on April 28.  Given annually since 2018, the Held Prize recognizes “outstanding, innovative, creative and influential research in the areas of combinatorial and discrete optimization, or related parts of computer science.” Read more
11/15/2023 - Academia can be opaque from the outside to folks who wonder what being a professor is like. This can be a hurdle for aspiring graduate students, who are interested in the role, but are anxious about all the different things that are required as a professor. Vijay Chidambaram, Professor of Computer Science at UT Austin, has authored a book, "The CS Assistant Professor Handbook: Essential know-how for new and aspiring computer science professors", to tackle this challenge. Read more
11/08/2023 - In mathematical optimization, a new approach is emerging, promising to transform how we tackle intricate challenges across various domains. Consider the complexity of bilevel optimization, a problem that has confounded experts in machine learning, engineering, and other fields. Recent advances are providing new insights into this intricate landscape, presenting a streamlined technique that has the potential to significantly enhance our ability to navigate these complex problems.  Read more
10/04/2023 - It’s 4 a.m. in Italy. Jet lagged before a conference, Keshav Pingali, professor of Computer Science and core faculty member at the Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, found himself unable to sleep. His response to this restlessness will feel familiar to many a reader: he opened his laptop to check his email. Read more
09/29/2023 - Simon Lam, a UT Austin professor emeritus of computer science, has been inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame for his pioneering contributions to the security of internet applications. In 1991, he invented secure sockets. His work was then funded by a grant from the NSA University Research Program from June 1991 to June 1993. Lam and three graduate students implemented the first secure sockets layer in 1993, named Secure Network Programming (SNP). Read more
09/15/2023 - Don Fussell, Department Chair and Professor of Computer Science, has received the prestigious CNS Rom Rhome Leadership Award from the College of Natural Sciences at UT Austin. This award celebrates his outstanding contributions to the field and exemplary service as an academic leader. Read more
05/04/2023 - As part of Spring Commencement 2023, the College of Natural Sciences recognizes the Dean’s Honored Graduates, the highest honor given by the college to its graduating seniors. The award has been given since 1991. Read on to find out more about the five outstanding UT Computer Science students selected this academic year. Read more


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