03/07/2022 - When people think of content moderation, they usually imagine some kind of AI program that automatically monitors social media posts to delete inappropriate content. Though some content moderation is indeed performed by AI, a huge part of it is still done manually by people because moderation remains too difficult and nuanced for AI to perform well. In fact, over 100,000 content moderators work globally today to keep the internet safe for the rest of us.  Read more
07/28/2020 - Texas Computer Science (TXCS) is proud to announce that two research teams have received awards at preeminent evolutionary computation conferences. Read more
09/18/2019 - UT Computer Science graduate student Ruohan Gao has been awarded a 2019 Google PhD Fellowship for his research in Machine Perception, Speech Technology and Computer Vision. He is one of over 50 recipients announced this year from North America, Asia, Africa, India, Europe and the Middle East. Read more
12/04/2018 - When we think of robots, we envision the future. Intelligent mobile robots that can answer questions, give directions, complete tasks, and walk us through an ever-changing world—these robots could one day make more static technologies like Alexa, Siri, and GoogleHome look outdated. Read more
04/19/2017 - Vijay Chidambaram did not start off wanting to go into research. While earning his Bachelor’s from the College of Engineering, Guindy in India in 2009, Chidambaram focused on his goal of nabbing a job at a big company. After an internship during his Master’s studies, Chidambaram realized that working as a software engineer did not appeal to him as much as he expected. He felt there was a better way for him to impact the world. Read more
04/10/2013 - You hear it before you see it — a roar like a factory in full production. But instead of cars or washing machines, this factory produces scientific knowledge. Read more
01/25/2013 - When 17-year-old chemistry major Wade Wang arrived in the lab of professor C. Grant Willson, he was presented with a challenge. Actually the whole lab was presented with a challenge. Read more
12/07/2012 - Professors C. Grant Willson and S.V. Sreenivasan received the Inventor of the Year award Thursday for developing a nanolithography process used for manufacturing computer chips, hard drives and other electronic components. They took their research beyond the laboratory in co-founding Molecular Imprints Inc., an Austin-based company with more than 100 employees. Read more

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