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Awards & Honors

Texas CSB Students Earn President’s Leadership Awards

Benjamin Mathew on left and Chris Wang on right

01/11/2022 - The President’s Leadership Awards were created in 1985 with an endowment from past Texas Exes president Frank Denius. These awards recognize undergraduate students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership within the student community at The University of Texas. One sophomore, two juniors and three seniors receive the award annually. This year, two Texas Honors Computer Science and Business (Texas CSB) are among the recipients.

UTCS Professor Sarah Abraham Earns CNS Teaching Excellence Award

12/07/2021 - The College of Natural Science Teaching Excellence award was created with the intention to promote quality teaching in CNS by recognizing faculty members that have had a positive influence on the education of their students. Every year each CNS department has the opportunity to nominate a faculty member for the award. This year, The University of Texas Computer Science department is proud to announce that our own Sarah Abraham was awarded The Teaching Excellence Award 2021.

Shacham Receives NSF Grant for Cybersecurity Research

UT Computer Science Professor Hovav Shacham

11/10/2021 - The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced four new flagship funding awards through the Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) program, including for a project focused on securing web browser operations led by Hovav Shacham, professor of computer science at the University of Texas at Austin.

UTCS Undergraduate Program Climbs to Top 10 in the Nation

Number 10 Best Undergraduate Computer Science Program in the Nation

09/14/2021 - UT Computer Science rose to No. 10, up from No. 11 last year in U.S. News & World Report’s latest undergraduate rankings. UT Computer Science Undergraduate Program ranked No. 10 nationally, with five top-10 specialty rankings:

Four UTCS Students Named 2021 Dean's Honored Graduates

UTCS students and Dean's Honored Graduate's James Dong, Marissa Elise Chabella Jenkins, Niklas Lauffer, and Nivedhitha Selvaraj

05/25/2021 - Each year, the College of Natural Sciences selects a group of outstanding graduating seniors to receive the college’s highest honors. They are recognized as the Dean's Honored Graduates because they have demonstrated multidisciplinary excellence, excelled in both academics and scientific research, personal intellectual pursuits, leadership, service, entrepreneurship and community building. Fewer than one percent of the graduating CNS class received this distinction.

Professors Qixing Huang and Joydeep Biswas Awarded NSF Career Award

Professors Joydeep Biswas and Qixing Huang

04/15/2021 - The National Science Foundation’s CAREER award is a prestigious award presented by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to early-career faculty who have showcased potential as academic role models and have shown excellence in their role as teacher-scholars. The award is given once every year and recipients receive a federal grant for research and education activities.