04/17/2009 - Date: April 17, 2009 AUSTIN, Texas—The University of Texas at Austin announced today (April 17) a $30 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, part of a $120 million capital campaign to construct a new building complex for one of the nation’s leading computer science programs. Read more
10/30/2007 - AUSTIN, Texas, October 30, 2007—Dr. Fred Chang, research professor of computer sciences at The University of Texas at Austin, and Admiral Bobby Inman, Lyndon B. Johnson Centennial Chair in National Policy at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, have been appointed to the new Commission on Cyber Security, established to make sure that the next president of the United States has an updated strategy to counter growing cyber threats. Read more
08/09/2007 - AUSTIN, Texas—Marvin, a self-driving Isuzu SUV programmed by University of Texas at Austin computer scientists and members of Austin Robot Technology (ART), passed a recent driving test and will advance to the semifinals of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) 2007 Urban Challenge race. Read more
02/03/2007 - AUSTIN, Texas - February 13, 2007 UTCS faculty, Dr. J Moore and Dr. Simon Lam, have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). The NAE mission is to promote the technological welfare of the nation by marshaling the knowledge and insights of eminent members of the engineering profession. Read more
11/08/2006 - AUSTIN, Texas— November 8, 2006, UTCS Chairman J Strother Moore was selected a Fellow of ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery. Read more
06/20/2006 - AUSTIN, Texas— Dr. Doug Burger, professor in the Department of Computer Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin, has received the 2006 Maurice Wilkes Award from the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). Read more
05/12/2006 - AUSTIN – The University of Texas today announced a $50 million gift from the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation to put Austin at the leading edge of pediatric health research, computer science and the advancement of healthy living in childhood development. This generous gift from the Dell family foundation will enable three new, world-class facilities at UT Austin: Read more
03/21/2006 - AUSTIN, Texas—Professors Robert Boyer and J Strother Moore and Senior Research Scientist Matt Kaufmann, all from the University of Texas at Austin Computer Sciences Department, have been awarded the 2005 Software System Award by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for their work on the Boyer-Moore Theorem Prover. 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

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