Aerial view of gray scale home layout with sound wave graphics in yellow
07/22/2021 - Floorplans are used in many industries to help people visualize what the inside of a building looks like without actually seeing it. Traditionally, floorplans have been created by actually observing a 3D environment either manually or with the aid of 3D sensors. But what happens when the luxury of observing the 3D environment isn’t available—for example, when a robot is introduced to a new environment? Would it be able to quickly create floor maps without actually seeing the entire environment being mapped in detail? Read More
UTCS Professor Chand John
07/13/2021 - Dr. Chand John graduated from UT as a math and computer science dual major in 2003 and then went on to earn his CS master’s and PhD from Stanford. He noticed that CS textbooks are often “grey” and not visually appealing, so he decided to try his hand at CS art. Now, Dr. Read More
Black and white photo of Romelia Flores.
07/01/2021 - Alum Romelia Flores was born and raised in Eagle Pass, Texas along the Mexican border. When she first arrived at UT, Romelia tried out a few different majors before landing on computer science. She came in as a biology major, then declared a math major due to her love of mathematics. She thoroughly enjoyed mathematics courses, particularly calculus because the formulas and equations were natural for her to understand and logically obtain correct results. Read More
06/15/2021 - University of Texas at Austin computer science researcher Kristen Grauman was selected as a finalist for the 2021 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists. Read More
Congratulations to our 2021-22 Unrestricted Endowed Presidential Scholarship Award Winners
06/02/2021 - UT has announced the Endowed Presidential Scholarship Award winners for the 2021-2022 year and we are proud to announce that 18 of our UTCS students were selected for the prestigious award!  Read More
UTCS students and Dean's Honored Graduate's James Dong, Marissa Elise Chabella Jenkins, Niklas Lauffer, and Nivedhitha Selvaraj
05/25/2021 - Each year, the College of Natural Sciences selects a group of outstanding graduating seniors to receive the college’s highest honors. They are recognized as the Dean's Honored Graduates because they have demonstrated multidisciplinary excellence, excelled in both academics and scientific research, personal intellectual pursuits, leadership, service, entrepreneurship and community building. Fewer than one percent of the graduating CNS class received this distinction. Read More
Computer science seniors Audra Collins and América Quistiano
05/21/2021 - Computer science seniors América Quistiano and Audra Collins said they would not be here, on the cusp of graduating from one of the best computer science programs in the country, without the Hispanic Association of Computer Scientists and the Association of Black Computer Scientists. "I 100% believe I would have dropped out," Quistiano said. "I wouldn't have switched majors, not even switched schools — I would have dropped out if it weren't for HACS and ABCS." Read More
UTCS Alumnus Ron Green
05/17/2021 - Alum Ron Green might not have always known what he wanted to major in, but he always knew he wanted to attend UT Austin. He grew up watching Longhorn football legend Earl Campbell play at a young age and recalls being a die-hard Longhorn ever since. Read More
Audra Collins, Chineye Emeghara, Edén Garza, Marissa Jenkin, Mikayla Moore, América Melany Quistiano
05/11/2021 - The Department of Computer Science is proud to announce that seven of our students were recently awarded the 2021 Aspire Award. The Aspire Award recognizes undergraduate students from underrepresented groups in the sciences and celebrates their achievements in research, service and leadership. Read More
Alison Norman, MS ’06, PhD ’10 Associate Professor of Instruction, Department of Computer Science | Years at UT: 10
05/05/2021 - Each year, the Alcalde asks alumni to vote for their favorite professors: the teachers who inspired them and helped make their college experience unforgettable. This year UTCS professor Alison Norman is among these Texas 10. Read the full article, Introducing the 2021 Texas Ten, to learn more about Alison Norman and the other 2021 Texas Ten. Read More
UTCS alum and advisory council member Tarun Nimmagadda
04/19/2021 - Tarun Nimmagada Graduated the from UT Computer Science with a bachelor's in 2009. He was accepted to the Turings Scholar program, a computer science honor program that requires students to complete an honors thesis before graduating. Read More
Professors Joydeep Biswas and Qixing Huang
04/15/2021 - The National Science Foundation’s CAREER award is a prestigious award presented by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to early-career faculty who have showcased potential as academic role models and have shown excellence in their role as teacher-scholars. The award is given once every year and recipients receive a federal grant for research and education activities.  Read More
Scott Aaronson
04/14/2021 - The Association for Computing Machinery has awarded Scott Aaronson the 2020 ACM Prize in Computing for groundbreaking contributions to quantum computing. Aaronson is the David J. Bruton Jr. Centennial Professor of Computer Science at The University of Texas at Austin. Read More
Dr. Chetan Kapoor with a dual-arm, SDA10F robot

Dr. Chetan Kapoor with a dual-arm, SDA10F robot.

04/05/2021 - Yaskawa, a global manufacturer of servos, motion controllers, AC motor drives, switches, and industrial robots, is establishing a partnership with The University of Texas at Austin. This partnership is marked with a gift of a dual-arm, SDA10F robot that will be available for the use of the Texas Robotics faculty. Read More

Niti Malwade and Rashu Jain, Co-Founders of Stories of Austin. Photo by Iris Li

03/10/2021 - Two UT student entrepreneurs shine a light on Austin small-business owners. Read More
Dr. Swadhin Pradhan and Professor Lili Qiu

PhD graduate Dr. Swadhin Pradhan and his advisor Professor Lili Qiu

03/03/2021 - When was the last time  you changed out a battery in your house? Studies show that battery-powered devices are used substantially in modern times, Americans use nearly 3 billion batteries every year. Batteries are currently popular because they are able to make electric devices, such as flashlights and watches, portable. However, our usage of batteries extends further from just portable electronic devices. Read More
Illustration of automated car driving down three lane road, sensing cars around it.
01/14/2021 - UT Austin collaborates with Bosch to drive automated research Read More
UT Computer Science Professor Peter Stone
01/13/2021 - The Association for Computing Machinery, the primary professional organization in the field of computer science, has named Professor Stone as an ACM Fellow. The award goes only to highly distinguished computer scientists representing the top 1% of ACM members. Read More
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