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08/01/2012 - Brent Waters honored at the White House this week with a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). Read More
08/01/2012 - The Economist speaks with Dr. Peter Stone about how making sporting robots can aid in using them for rescue missions. Read More
08/01/2012 - Forbes reports on research done at UT, with colleagues in China and Taiwan, to create a nano laser device. Read More
07/25/2012 - Computer Science professor Chandrajit Bajaj uses software to fight disease. Read More
07/25/2012 - By David Maly, The Daily Texan, 7/18/2012 Read More
07/25/2012 - Computer Science professor Chandrajit Bajaj uses software to fight disease. Read More
Brent Waters Wins Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
07/23/2012 - Assistant Professor Brent Waters has earned a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) for his research in cryptography and computer security from President Barack Obama. Read More
07/23/2012 - By Katie Thompson, the Career Design Center Elynn Lee is a Software Development Engineering (SDE) intern at Amazon on the Kindle Reader Framework team. This is her second internship, her first one being at Facebook in Palo Alto, California. She is simultaneously doing research on a SRC-URO fellowship in Computational Epidemiology. Read More
07/21/2012 - Sporting robots are still slow. But their inventors are making rapid strides Read More
07/19/2012 - By Katie Thompson, the Career Design Center Parth Upadhyay is a Software Development Engineering (SDE) intern at Facebook on the Real Time Infrastructure team. This is his second internship. His first internship was at Bloomberg in New York City, New York. Read More
Assistant Professor Pradeep Ravikumar
07/10/2012 - Assistant Professor Pradeep Ravikumar is part of a team of researchers, from the University of Texas at Austin, Boston University, and Harvard University, that have been selected as a recipient of one of 23 awards this year from the Department of Defense Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI). Read More
Putting the Auto in Automobile
07/05/2012 - Peter Stone talks about autonomous vehicles and intersections with Michael Breen of American Mathematical Society on this podcast episode of Mathematical Moments. Read More
07/03/2012 - The Austin Business Journal reports on our robot squad’s triumph in Mexico City. Read More
First Bytes Summer Camp
06/28/2012 - The tenth annual First Bytes Summer Camp, sponsored by UTCS, kicked off on June 17 on the university campus. The free, weeklong camp showcases the potential of a rewarding career in technology to selected Texas high school girls. Campers work together on programming language labs and logic games, see surgical robots in action, meet professional computer scientists, get career mentoring, play games, enjoy campus life and get a taste of what it’s like to have a fascinating, well-paying job. Read More
06/27/2012 - For the first time in university history, the Texas team won the RoboCupSoccer Standard Platform League (SPL) competition — one of the highest profile leagues at RoboCup. Read More
06/27/2012 - For the first time in university history, the Texas team won the RoboCupSoccer Standard Platform League (SPL) competition — one of the highest profile leagues at RoboCup. Read More
06/26/2012 - UT Austin Villa, a team of robots led by University of Texas computer scientists, took home two 2012 Robot Soccer World Cup division championships during the RoboCup 2012 in Mexico City this month. Read More
The Department of Computer Science Tweaks Curriculum
06/24/2012 - 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, Davis won the Best Paper Award at the 12th Eurographics Symposium on Parallel Graphics and Visualization. Read More
06/14/2012 - UTCS alum Arvind Narayanan, who completed his Ph.D. in 2009, will be starting in the fall at Princeton as a tenure-track assistant professor. Read More
06/14/2012 - Associate Professor William Cook won the Best Paper award at the 2012 European Conference on Object-Oriented Programming (ECOOP). Read More
06/13/2012 - Event: First Bytes, An Innovative Summer Program in Computer Science to Promote Interest in Technology in Teenage Girls When: June 17–22, various times Where: Various locations on The University of Texas at Austin campus (see below for details) and across Austin Read More
06/11/2012 - Professor Lorenzo Alvisi has been appointed Visiting Chair Professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Read More
06/05/2012 - Researchers at the Computational Visualization Center are finding drug targets through simulation and modeling. Read More

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