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
05/16/2011 - "One way to study the schizophrenic brain: Build one" | Marketplace Tech Report Read more
05/09/2011 - From: The Chronicle of Higher Education | Researchers at U. of Texas and Yale Use Computers to Simulate Schizophrenia Computer simulations of malfunctioning brains may be the key to understanding schizophrenia and other conditions. Read more
05/06/2011 - From: TechEye.net | Computer claims responsibility for terrorist bombing In a bid to help understand the way that the human brain malfunctions to cause mental illness scientists have caused a computer system to lose its mind and claim responsibilty for a terrorist bombing. Read more
05/04/2011 - Professor Chandrajit Bajaj received a 2011-12 Moncrief Grand Challenge Faculty Award to pursue his project on  three-dimensional imaging at the molecular level of therapeutic drug targets. He was among seven University of Texas at Austin researchers selected for the award who are confronting what the scientific community has defined as this century's grand challenges in drug design, environmental sustainability and improved oil recovery. The awards range up to $60,000 for a semester. Read more
05/03/2011 - On Friday, April 8, 2011, the College of Natural Sciences (CNS) hosted the annual Undergraduate Research Forum. Six UTCS students were recognized by the college for their outstanding posters and presentations and were honored with awards and fellowships. More than 150 students presented posters explaining their research, and the best and most innovative posters and presentations were recognized with accolades judged and sponsored by the university, faculty, alumni and industry partners. Read more
04/20/2011 - The University of Texas at Austin News | Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and Harvard University Partner to Promote Student Success A new partnership between researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and Harvard University has been created to help improve teaching and learning through educational innovation and technology. Read more
02/14/2011 - Count computer scientists Bruce Porter, Ray Mooney and Ken Barker among those cheering for the machine in the Jeopardy! Challenge, which pits two human Jeopardy! champions against Watson, a computer built by IBM Corp. Watson will take on Ken Jennings, who had the show’s longest winning streak, and Brad Rutter, it’s all-time money winner, in games that will broadcast Feb. 14, 15 and 16. Read more
02/11/2011 - From: ZDNet | IBM to collaborate with universities on Watson's QA tech IBM and eight universities from around the world will collaborate on developing the company's Watson supercomputer and the question-answering technology behind it. The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science which will collaborate on automated reasoning and common sense Read more

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