09/12/2011 - UTCS is pleased to announce that Amin Shali, who works with Professor William Cook, has won the Best Student Paper Award from OOPSLA for their paper on "Hybrid Partial Evaluation" and that graduate student Jacob Schrum and Professor Risto Miikkulainen have won the Best Paper Award at the IEEE Conference on Computational Intelligence and Games for their paper on "Evolving Multimodal Networks for Multitask Games" Read more
09/09/2011 - Faculty at the The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science (UTCS) are at the forefront of the digital revolution. Congratulations to the following faculty on their recent achievements. Chandra Bajaj Moncrief Grand Challenge Faculty award Mike Dahlin CNS Teaching Excellence Award Inderjit Dhillon Read more
08/10/2011 - For his work on the foundations of a new way of encrypting data, Brent Waters from the University of Texas in Austin has been elected as one of this year's... Encrypting Data in the Cloud Brings Win for Texas | By Nicolas Zeitler | Aug 10, 2011 3:20 PM Read more
08/05/2011 - Microsoft Research has selected Assistant Professor Brent Waters as one of eight Read more
07/19/2011 - AUSTIN, Texas—UT Austin Villa, a team of programmers led by University of Texas at Austin computer scientists Peter Stone and Patrick MacAlpine, has won the 2011 RoboCup Soccer championships in the 3-D simulation division. Read more
06/15/2011 - The Board of Regents of The University of Texas System has recognized Professor Calvin Lin and Senior Lecturer Mike Scott for outstanding teaching. Mike and Calvin are two of just seven UT faculty who got the award this year.The awards are given to faculty members who demonstrate extraordinary classroom performance and innovation at the undergraduate level. Read more
06/03/2011 - Senior Lecturer Michael D. Scott is one of four faculty members at The University of Texas at Austin selected to hold a Dads' Association Centennial Teaching Fellowship during the 2011-12 fall semester. Read more
05/26/2011 - Professor Inderjit Dhillon, together with Justin Brickell, Suvrit Sra and Joel Tropp have been selected to recive the award of the 2011 Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Oustanding Paper Prize for their paper entitled, "The Metric Nearness Problem," which appeared in the SIAM Journal on Matrix Analysis and Applications (SIMAX). Their paper is one of the three winning papers.  Read more
05/04/2011 - Professor Chandrajit Bajaj received a 2011-12 Moncrief Grand Challenge Faculty Award to pursue his project on  three-dimensional imaging at the molecular level of therapeutic drug targets. He was among seven University of Texas at Austin researchers selected for the award who are confronting what the scientific community has defined as this century's grand challenges in drug design, environmental sustainability and improved oil recovery. The awards range up to $60,000 for a semester. Read more

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