04/09/2014 -UTCS Associate Professor William Cook has won the prestigious 2014 Dahl-Nygaard Senior Prize. Cook was awarded the Senior Prize for his contributions to the theory and practice of object-oriented programming. Cook currently teaches Programming Languages and his research focuses on improving the ability of programming languages to facilitate the development of efficient and maintainable software. Read more
02/18/2014 -By Lindsey Kehlmann
Friday, February 7 the Mobile App Development club (MAD) hosted a free, overnight bootcamp called uMAD intended to teach students the basics when it comes to developing apps for iPhones and Androids.
“In one night we wanted to bring together all the engineers that built the tools we like using, and they would teach us students what they did to develop those tools or help us with our own projects.” Sai Avala, Android director for MAD said.
However, students voluntarily taking classes on a Friday night seemed dubious to some.Read more
UTCS Assistant Professor Pradeep Ravikumar is one of 126 outstanding U.S. and Canadian researchers selected by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation as recipients of the 2014 Sloan Research Fellowships. Ravikumar currently teaches Statstical Learning and Data Mining, and his main area of research interest is in statistical machine learning.Read more
02/10/2014 -AUSTIN, Texas - In order to be responsive to the continuing advances of the creative industries, The University of Texas at Austin announced today the renaming of the Game Development Program to the Game and Mobile Media Applications (GAMMA) Program, effective as of today.Read more
02/01/2014 -The 2014 Friends of Computer Science (FoCS) Career Night was held on January 29 in the Atrium of the Bill and Melinda Gates Computer Science Complex and Dell Computer Science Hall.Read more
02/01/2014 -UTCS recognized scholarship recipients, scholarship donors, and Friends of Computer Science (FoCS) partners with a Scholarship Luncheon at the Alumni Center on January 29, 2014.
Thank you to our generous donors who make a difference in the lives of our students.Read more
12/10/2013 -Professor David Zuckerman has been elected as an Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Fellow. This prestigious honor is reserved for the top 1% of ACM members. He is recognized for his contributions to randomness extraction, pseudorandomness, and their role in complexity theory. Zuckerman's research also includes coding theory, cryptography, inapproximability, and more.Read more