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
06/06/2005 - Even by the standards of the Lone Star State, the claim by two Texas researchers -- Douglas C. Burger and Stephen W. Keckler -- can seem a trifle grandiose. "We're reinventing the computer," asserts Keckler 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
11/30/2004 - AUSTIN, Texas -- The Center for Information Assurance and Security (CIAS) has been founded at The University of Texas at Austin to address the nation's growing cybersecurity problems. Primary center objectives are conducting research that will lead to innovative cybersecurity solutions and addressing the national need to produce more trained professionals in the field. Read more
09/15/2004 - John Werth Memorial Fund established 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
08/31/2004 - At the Postel Center, Chris Edmondson-Yurkanan will be studying the histories of ARPAnet and Internet design using the Postel Center Archives -- housing documents written as far back as the 1960s -- Read more
08/30/2004 - Dr. Frederick R. Chang will take the position of Research Professor at The University of Texas at Austin's Department of Computer Sciences (UTCS). He will move to UTCS from SBC Communications effective September 1, 2004. Research professors have been a part of UT campus life since 2002, with the goal of enhancing UT's ability to attract the highest quality research talent and more fully integrate research and teaching components. Read more
08/30/2004 - Vitaly Shmatikov has been hired as an Assistant Professor for UTCS, starting in the Fall 2004 Semester. Read more

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