01/18/2013 -Just weeks away from completion, we're giving you a sneak peak at the Bill & Melinda Gates Computer Science Complex and Dell Computer Science Hall.
Stay tuned for details on our big grand opening event and how you can get a custom etching on the railing of the atrium's grand staircase!
12/21/2012 -A key component in the strategy for the future of the Department of Computer Science is to build an excellence fund that will allow this department to respond to its rapidly changing needs and demographics. This fall, progress was made towards that goal when Qualcomm, a long-time supporter of the department and frequent recruiter of its graduates, stepped forward to make an $80,000 commitment to that fund.Read more
12/19/2012 -In less than a month, the fences will come down, the construction crews will pack up their equipment, and UT Computer Science will be handed the keys to its bright, shiny new home—The Bill and Melinda Gates Computer Science Complex and Dell Computer Science Hall. What a home it is! If you’ve been keeping up with this project, you’ve undoubtedly heard us brag about the state of the art research pods; the collaborative study spaces for our expanding student body; and the expanded opportunities for integrating our undergraduate with faculty research projects. It is a game-changer for UTCS.Read more
12/07/2012 -“Information is power.” Who knows who first said it, but everyone in business knows it to be true. As a result, business leaders constantly seek better information to give them competitive edge and help them manage their businesses. With the maturing of the Information Age, data is generated in volumes that were all but inconceivable just a few short years ago. Internal systems, vendor systems, telephone systems and the Web generate data at dizzying speeds. The challenge is to turn the data into the information that companies can use and leaders seek. Read more
To a packed house of over 250 attendees, Craig Mundie, Chief Research and Strategy Officer at Microsoft, shared his insights on how technology is changing and how tomorrow’s technology will shape your world. As chief officer of the world's largest computer science research organization, Mr. Mundie was able to provide a unique glimpse into Microsoft’s technology focus while demonstrating some of Microsoft’s latest products and cutting edge tools.
Following the presentation, Mr. Mundie opened the floor to questions and encouraged the audience to “come up and play with the toys.”Read more
The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science (UTCS) Friends of Computer Science (FoCS) 2012 Career Brunch was held in conjunction with the College of Natural Sciences (CNS) Career Expo on September 24, 2012 at the Frank Erwin Center.Read more
Assistant Professor Michael Walfish was selected as a 2012 Intel Early Career Faculty Honor Program award recipient. This award will fund Walfish's work on systems that allow people to use computer resources without having to trust that those resources operate correctly.Read more
09/07/2012 -KXAN | Chris Sadeghi
Automaker to ramp up fledgling tech center
AUSTIN (AP/KXAN) - General Motors, which is shifting computer technology functions into the company from outside firms, plans to open a new information technology center in Austin that will staffed by at least 500 people.Read more
07/23/2012 -By Katie Thompson, the Career Design Center
Elynn Lee is a Software Development Engineering (SDE) intern at Amazon on the Kindle Reader Framework team. This is her second internship, her first one being at Facebook in Palo Alto, California. She is simultaneously doing research on a SRC-URO fellowship in Computational Epidemiology.Read more