04/24/2006 - AUSTIN, Texas-Patrick Christmas, a graduate student in computer sciences at The University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded $50,000 from Interactive Brokers Group (IBG), for winning its electronic trading Olympiad for colleges. Read more
03/21/2006 - AUSTIN, Texas—Professors Robert Boyer and J Strother Moore and Senior Research Scientist Matt Kaufmann, all from the University of Texas at Austin Computer Sciences Department, have been awarded the 2005 Software System Award by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for their work on the Boyer-Moore Theorem Prover. Read more
10/06/2005 - October 2005 - Women in Natural Sciences presented the 2005 Everybody WINS Award to the Department of Computer Sciences, in recognition and appreciation of the department’s commitment to best practices in the recruitment and/or retention of women and underrepresented minorities. These practices enhance the culture and mission of the College of Natural Sciences and the University of Texas at Austin. This is a $10,000 reward to the department for use in continued recruitment and retention efforts. Read more
07/11/2005 - AUSTIN, Texas—Six faculty members from The University of Texas at Austin have been selected for membership in the university’s Academy of Distinguished Teachers. The academy is intended to recognize and enhance teaching, particularly at the undergraduate level. Honorees are chosen based on their outstanding teaching, their personal commitment to students and the learning process, and their ability to inspire and motivate students in the classroom. Read more
05/01/2005 - The Department of Computer Sciences at UT Austin is pleased to announce the Clare Boothe Luce Professorship to be held by a woman tenure-track Assistant Professor; she must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. This position will be available beginning in academic year 2006-07. Read more
03/10/2005 - Secure Network Programming, a system designed and implemented in 1993 by Professor Simon Lam and three former graduate students in the UTCS Networking Research Lab, won the 2004 Software System Award, given annually by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). The 2004 ACM Software System Award recipients consist of Professor Lam and the following UTCS alumni: Read more
09/07/2004 - Professor Emmett Witchel has received the George M. Sprowls Outstanding Thesis Award for his thesis titled "Mondriaan Memory Protection." This award is given to up to two people every year from the EECS Department at MIT. Read more
07/30/2004 - James C. Browne won the University Co-op Career Research Excellence Award for maintaining a superior research program in such fields as performance measurement and analysis, operating systems, and software engineering. Inderjit Dhillon, Arindam Banerjee (ECE), Srujana Merugu (ECE), and Joydeep Ghosh (ECE) received the Best Algorithms Paper for the SIAM International Conference on Data Mining for for their paper entitled "Clustering with Bregman Divergences" Read more
07/09/2004 - For his paper entitled "Diverse Firewall Design" co-authored with Dr. Mohamed G. Gouda, UTCS Graduate Student Alex X. Liu received the 2004 William C. Carter Award. Read more
06/12/2004 - The June 9, 2004 edition of the @Texas Newsletter announced that UT is home to 29 of the most highly cited researchers in the world by the Institute for Scientific Information. Among those listed are two UTCS faculty, Dr. E. Allen Emerson and Dr. Jayadev Misra. Read more


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