01/25/2012 - UTCS is grateful to the following scholarship and fellowship donors whose partnerships with the department afford promising and deserving students the opportunity to study at a top-10 ranked department. These companies, foundations and individuals are crucial in enabling UTCS to recruit and retain top students. Scholarship Donors: Read more
12/09/2011 - Professor Inderjit Dhillon and Assistant Professor Pradeep Ravikumar, together with their postdoc Ambuj Tewari, had remarkable success at The Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) Conference this year. They submitted seven papers and all were accepted. Read more
11/28/2011 - UTCS graduate Ken Calvert was elected to IEEE Fellow "for contributions to internet topology and active networks." Ken earned his Ph.D. from UTCS in 1991 under Simon Lam's supervision. Currently, Ken is Professor and Chair of the Computer Science Department at the University of Kentucky. Read more
09/19/2011 - The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science (UTCS) Friends of Computer Science (FoCS) 2011 Career Brunch was held in conjunction with the College of Natural Sciences (CNS) Career Expo on September 19, 2011 at the Frank Erwin Center. Read more
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
07/28/2011 - RoboCup Remix from Texas Science on Vimeo. http://vimeo.com/28076057 The video footage is from the second half of the championship game in the 3-D Simulation league in RoboCupSoccer 2011. UT Austin Villa won the game, 4-0, over a team from Changzhou Institute of Technology in China. The audio track is “humm ok,” by Gablé (Creative Commons). 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
05/25/2011 - UTCS honored new Ph.D. graduates at its annual hooding ceremony. Each new graduate received a short testimonial from his or her graduate research advisor. The new doctors were then hooded by UTCS Professor Lorenzo Alvisi. Afterwards, a reception was held for graduates, faculty, friends and family. Read more
05/06/2011 - The Department of Computer Science congratulates its graduating students of 2011. We wished them “Good Bytes and Good Luck” with a graduation celebration catered by Austin’s own Amy’s Ice Cream. Read more

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