12/02/2011 - UTCS undergraduate students Ben Braun and Victor Vu have been selected for Honorable Mention in the Computing Research Association's Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award competition for 2012. Read more
11/28/2011 - UTCS graduate Ken Calvert was elected to IEEE Fellow "for contributions to internet topology and active networks." Ken earned his Ph.D. from UTCS in 1991 under Simon Lam's supervision. Currently, Ken is Professor and Chair of the Computer Science Department at the University of Kentucky. Read more
11/28/2011 -   Yin Zhang, along with his former student Ajay Mahimkar (now at AT&T Research) and several other co-authors, won the Best Paper Award at ACM CoNEXT 2011. Their paper is titled "Rapid Detection of Maintenance Induced Changes in Service Performance."   Read more
11/14/2011 - Assistant Professor Brent Waters has won a Packard Fellowship. Only sixteen Packard Fellowships were awarded this year across all of science and engineering. Read more
11/11/2011 - UTCS Assistant Professor Kristen Grauman and Devi Parikh of the Toyota Technological Institute Chicago (TTIC), and a former visiting postdoc, received the Marr Prize at ICCV for their paper "Relative Attributes" that was presented at the13th International Conference on Computer V Read more
10/27/2011 - On Wednesday, October 26, 2011, the University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science held the annual Visions of Computing Lecture, a lecture series honoring UTCS faculty accomplishments. Through this lecture series, faculty presented insights into computer science research and education to the public and the computing community. Watch the 2011 Visions of Computing Lecture! Read more
10/13/2011 - On Wednesday, October 26, 2011, the University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science will hold the annual Visions of Computing Lecture, a lecture series honoring UTCS faculty accomplishments. Through this lecture series, faculty present insights into computer science research and education to the public and the computing community. This year's lecture will take place from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. in the Avaya Auditorium, ACES 2.302. Read more
09/21/2011 - Two UTCS teams made it to the final round of Yahoo!'s Open Hack All Stars event in New York City. The All Stars event was made up of winning teams from Yahoo! Open Hack and HackU events from around the world. A total of 40 hackers competed in this first ever event. Teams were competing for a $10,000 prize and the opportunity to present their hack to VCs, CEOs, and other Yahoo! senior executives and partners. Read more
09/21/2011 - Computer science professor Peter Stone has been named a 2011 Yahoo! Faculty Research and Engagement Program (FREP) recipient and has been granted a $10,000 gift for his proposal titled “Testing a Liquidity Sensitive Market Maker for a Prediction Market on the UT Austin CS Building Opening.” Read more
09/12/2011 - Peter Stone has been named a 2011 Yahoo! Faculty Research and Engagement Program (FREP) recipient and has been granted a $10,000 gift for his proposal titled "Testing a Liquidity Sensitive Market Maker for a Prediction Market on the UT Austin CS Building Opening". Read more

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