07/31/2018 - Ewin Tang, a 2018 University of Texas at Austin graduate in computer science and mathematics, is receiving national attention for a feat accomplished at the age of 18 by disproving, as part of an honors thesis, a widely held assumption about the hottest next-thing in technology, quantum computing.   Read more
10/16/2012 - [Originally published on The Physics arXiv Blog, MIT Technology Review] Read more
09/24/2012 - AUSTIN, Texas – Six assistant professors in the College of Natural Sciences have received Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) awards from the National Science Foundation. The CAREER awards recognize promising young faculty and supports their research with five years of funding. Read more
09/10/2012 - AUSTIN, Texas – Renowned French mathematician and engineer Francois Baccelli joins The University of Texas at Austin this fall as the first Simons Chair in Mathematics and Electrical and Computer Engineering. Baccelli is a member of the French Academy of Sciences and a cutting edge researcher at the intersection of mathematics, telecommunications and network information theory. As part of the appointment, he will develop a new Center in Information and Network Science. Read more
08/06/2012 - UT President Bill Powers gives praise to Brent Waters of the College of Natural Sciences for receiving a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. Mathematician Alessio Figalli also gets a shout-out. Read more
02/22/2012 - Five faculty in the College of Natural Sciences have recently been awarded 2012 Sloan Research Fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The fellowships are given to early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them as rising stars, the next generation of scientific leaders. The recipients are: Read more
11/07/2011 - Natural sciences students Sid Upadhyay and Gaurav Sanghani, in partnership with business student Michael Koetting, are behind the creation of Hoot.Me, a Facebook application that allows students to collaborate on schoolwork in a variety of ways, even in subjects such as calculus with complex mathematical equations. Read more
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