06/17/2019 -Calvin Lin, a Texas Computer Science Distinguished Teaching Professor, won the 2019-20 William David Blunk Memorial Professorship. The professorship recognizes a member of the faculty who has demonstrated an exceptional record in undergraduate teaching, and who shows special interest in and on behalf of undergraduate students.Read more
07/03/2017 -Professor Calvin Lin and grad student Akanksha Jain won the 2nd Cache Replacement Competition, which was held recently in conjunction with the International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA). The goal for this competition was to compare different cache replacement algorithms for a last level cache in a common framework.Read more
10/06/2016 -As a part of the Computer Science for All initiative, the National Science Foundation is supplementing UTCS professor Calvin Lin’s grant to expand his high school Computer Science Principles course. The goal of Lin’s project is to train teachers to offer the course, UTeach CS, to high school students and encourage interest in computer science learning.Read more
09/02/2016 -As part of the College of Natural Sciences’ Discovery Education Week, on Thursday UT's College of Natural Science will celebrate award-winning science educators through Teaching Discovery Day.Read more
01/05/2016 -President Fenves recently announced Calvin Lin as a recipient of the 2015-16 President's Associates Teaching Excellence Award. This award, established in the fall of 1980, recognizes the consistent level of excellence that Calvin has achieved in teaching undergraduates within the Department of Computer Science.Read more
01/17/2013 -Professor Calvin has been selected for this year's Jean Holloway Award. Calvin Lin was student-nominated and student-selected awarded for this recognition.
The Jean Holloway Award for Excellence in Teaching was created in 1970 with an endowment from past Texas Exes president Sterling Holloway and his wife, Jean. The award, which amounts to more than $4,500 annually, is presented each year to a teacher in the College of Liberal Arts or Natural Sciences.Read more
06/24/2012 -The Daily Texan | By Bobby Blanchard
The Department of Computer Science will decrease the number of required classes needed to obtain a degree from the department, a move some faculty hope will allow students to specialize in their interests and experience more while attending school.Read more
06/15/2012 -Don Fussell, Calvin Lin, 2010 UTCS Ph.D. graduate Paul Navratil, and Hank Childs of University of California, Daviswon the Best Paper Award at the 12th Eurographics Symposium on Parallel Graphics and Visualization. Their paper is titled "Dynamic Scheduling for Large-Scale Distributed-Memory Ray Tracing."
09/09/2011 -Faculty at the The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science (UTCS) are at the forefront of the digital revolution. Congratulations to the following faculty on their recent achievements.
Moncrief Grand Challenge Faculty award
CNS Teaching Excellence Award
Inderjit DhillonRead more