08/15/2017 - Team UT Austin Villa won 3rd place in the Robocup@home competition, in the Domestic Standard Platform League. Other US institutions participating in this league include: UC San Diego, Northeastern, and Berkeley. Three of these teams qualified to compete in Japan (UT Austin, UCSD and Northeastern). UT Austin Villa was the only US team to advance to the second stage of the competition.   Read more
05/02/2017 - From SIGNAL Magazine: A breakthrough formula for generating random numbers may be the key to cybersecurity. They do not necessarily match the hero stereotype, but computer scientists improving methods of generating random numbers just may save the day when it comes to cybersecurity. Read more
04/24/2017 - On April 8, the Undergraduate Computational Finance Team, or Texas UCF, consisting of UTCS students Rahul Gupta, Sam Barani and Vishal Gullapalli, won first place in the Midwest Trading Competition. Teams from 35 schools across the US and Canada competed at the event, hosted by the University of Chicago, to create and test trading algorithms in real market conditions. The competition includes two case studies, giving students an opportunity to test their skills against the same conditions as professional traders. Read more
03/03/2017 - The Daily Texan UT computer scientists are reprogramming the Austin economy.  This month the Austin Chamber of Commerce recognized Bruce Porter, chair of the UT Department of Computer Science, with the Economic Development Volunteer of the Year award. The chamber honored Porter for his work in growing the economy across the Austin region. Read more
06/17/2016 - As the College of Natural Sciences' Freshman Research Initiative celebrates its 10th anniversary, we speak to students and scientists about how doing research as freshmen and sophomores impacted them. Opening Doors Read more
05/04/2016 - Original article from the Daily Texan Through Code Orange, 11-year-old Joaquin Calderon learned HTML to create a website about wolves. “It was really fun. I love doing all the code,” Calderon said. Read more
12/09/2015 - Nicholas Cobb, a second-year computer science student, has won national recognition repeatedly for his work with a charitable organization he started at the age of 12. Most recently, he traveled to New York for recognition at the 2015 Nickelodeon HALO Awards. Read more

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