05/03/2011 -On Friday, April 8, 2011, the College of Natural Sciences (CNS) hosted the annual Undergraduate Research Forum. Six UTCS students were recognized by the college for their outstanding posters and presentations and were honored with awards and fellowships.
More than 150 students presented posters explaining their research, and the best and most innovative posters and presentations were recognized with accolades judged and sponsored by the university, faculty, alumni and industry partners. Read more
03/26/2011 -PhoneSlice, a version of the popular mobile game Fruit Ninja, won Yahoo's UT-Austin Hack U contest. Farhad Abasov, Michael Teng, and Michael Akilian created a proxy server to communicate between two iPhones and the Flash application.Read more
03/07/2011 -Explore UT, a campus community engagement event held each March, invites the public to experience UT. Thousands of people explored the UTCS program, discovering the fun of computer science, engaging in artificial intelligence, software programming, gaming, graphics and visualization, and chatting with academic advisers.
02/25/2011 -The Department of Computer Science hosted prospective Ph.D. students at GradFest 2011, a two-day exploration of UTCS research, resources, and community. Over 20 admitted students attended panel discussions, toured labs, and met with faculty one-on-one. Current graduate students hosted the out-of-towners in their own homes for a real look at life as a UTCS grad student.Read more
02/12/2011 -On Saturday, February 12th, the Computer Science department hosted 158 students from 32 different high schools at the 2nd annual UTCS University Interscholastic League (UIL) Contest. Teams from all over the state traveled to compete in the open format contest. In addition to local Austin area schools, there were entries from Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Waller, Weslaco, Ozona and Palacios.Read more
02/02/2011 -The Department of Computer Science (CS) recognized scholarship recipients, scholarship donors, and Friends of Computer Science (FoCS) members with a Scholarship Luncheon at the Alumni Center on February 2, 2011.
Thank you to our generous donors who make a difference in the lives of our students.
Friends of Computer Sciences (FoCS) members, are denoted in bold.Read more
10/29/2010 -On Friday, October 29th, the Department of Computer Science (UTCS), the College of Natural Sciences (CNS) and The University of Texas at Austin (UT) celebrated a historic and critical milestone in UTCS's journey to its new home—the groundbreaking for the new Bill & Melinda Gates Computer Science Complex and the Dell Computer Science Hall—with the DigCS Street Fair & Groundbreaking.Read more
10/12/2010 -The Department of Computer Science (UTCS) at the University of Texas at Austin hosted the inaugural Edsger W. Dijkstra Memorial Lecture on October 12, 2010. UTCS was excited to welcome Sir Tony Hoare, Emeritus Professor at Oxford and Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research, as the speaker for this event. This lecture series was made possible by a generous grant from Schlumberger to honor the memory of Edsger W. Dijkstra.Read more
05/14/2010 -The Department of Computer Science congratulates its graduating students of 2010. We wished them “Good Bytes and Good Luck” with a commencement celebration catered by Austin’s own Amy’s Ice Cream.