12/10/2019 -Texas Computer Science professor Scott Aaronson has been named as a 2019 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Fellow. ACM is the world’s largest computing society and is dedicated to advancing the field. Each year, the organization honors members that have made a significant contribution to the field of computing and information technology. 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
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
05/18/2004 -Professor Simon Lam receives the 2004 ACM SIGCOMM Award
The annual ACM SIGCOMM Award recognizes lifetime contribution to the field of communication networks. Professor Lam will accept the award at the 2004 ACM SIGCOMM conference in Portland, Oregon, on August 31, 2004. As the 2004 award recipient, he will deliver the conference's keynote address.Read more
03/30/2004 -University of Texas at Austin Students Travel to Czech Republic For International Computer Programming Competition
Members of a computer programming club from The University of Texas at Austin will take part in the 28th International Collegiate Programming Contest in Prague, Czech Republic, in late March.Read more
04/02/2003 -Our teams at the Louisiana regional programming contest came in 1st, 9th, and 18th.
Our top team (Bevo Pivot) solved all eight problems faster than any other team (except for the coach team but that's another story). About 90 teams participated (including some coach teams). Our region includes Oklahoma, Louisiana, Texas and the Dona Ana County in New Mexico.Read more
The UTCS ACM Programming Club teams headed to Louisiana to compete in the 2002 ACM South Central USA Programming Contest on November 2nd. The three UTCS teams performed exceptionally well and placed 1st, 2nd and 3rd in this regional competition, beating the other 74 teams from Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana.
The final standings and team players:
3rd place: UT Austin team "gamma"Read more
10/03/2001 -Congratulations to Vicki Almstrum, who has just been elected to the ACM SIGCSE (Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education) Board of Directors.
In the same election, Henry Walker, several times a visitor to our department, was elected SIGCSE Chair.