03/26/2008 - Innovative program connects minority computer science students at tier-one universities to prepare them for future success Read More
03/04/2008 - The Department of Computer Sciences (CS) recognized scholarship donors, Friends of Computer Sciences (FoCS) members, and scholarship recipients with a Scholarship Luncheon at the Alumni Center on February 14, 2008. Read More
03/03/2008 - Scientists map the evolutionary relationships for all life on the planet Read More
02/25/2008 - The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) today announced the winners of its second round of Academic Alliance Seed Fund awards. The Academic Alliance Seed Fund was established in 2007 to provide members of NCWIT’s Academic Alliance with startup funds (up to $15,000 per project) to develop and implement projects for recruiting and retaining women in computing and information technology. Funding for the Seed Fund is provided by Microsoft Research. Read More
02/20/2008 - The University of Texas at Austin, the College of Natural Sciences and the Department of Computer Sciences hosted Bill Gates/Microsoft Corporation on founder Bill Gates' tour of five nationally-recognized universities. Mr. Gates delivered his lecture entitled Bill Gates Unplugged: "On Software, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Giving Back". Read More
02/04/2008 - ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, has named Edmund M. Clarke, E. Allen Emerson, and Joseph Sifakis the winners of the 2007 A.M. Turing Award, widely considered the most prestigious award in computing, for their original and continuing research in a quality assurance process known as Model Checking. Read More
01/04/2008 - The Computing Research Association (CRA) recognized three UTCS senior undergraduate students for their demonstrated excellence of computing research ability, academic record and service to the community. Franzi Roesner is a finalist and Gilbert Bernstein and Stephen Kent were given honorable mentions in the 2008 CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Award competition. Read More
11/30/2007 - Peter Stone, Associate Professor of Computer Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin, was named one of eight winners of the Tech Innovations Award by the Austin Business Journal. Read More
11/16/2007 - To celebrate the lead donation by Michael and Susan Dell Foundation in support of the construction of Dell Computer Science Hall, the Department of Computer Sciences, the College of Natural Sciences and the University of Texas at Austin have jointly inaugurated the Dell Distinguished Lecture Series. Read More
11/05/2007 - The UT Department of Computer Sciences held the annual Visions Lecture, the latest in a series of lectures by CS faculty who have been recognized by their community for notable achievements in research, teaching or service. Read More
10/30/2007 - Dr. Fred Chang, research professor of computer sciences at The University of Texas at Austin, and Admiral Bobby Inman, the Lyndon B. Johnson Centennial Chair in National Policy at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, have been appointed to the new Commission on Cyber Security, established to make sure that the next president of the United States has an updated strategy to counter growing cyber threats. Read More
09/27/2007 - The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Sciences (UTCS) Friends of Computer Sciences (FoCS) 2007 Career Brunch was held in conjunction with the College of Natural Sciences (CNS) Career Expo on September 24, 2007 at the Frank Erwin Center. Read More
08/29/2007 - UTCS is pleased to note a number of recent, significant awards and honors. The department is deeply honored by the peer and public recognition of our work. Read More
08/09/2007 - Marvin, a self-driving Isuzu SUV programmed by University of Texas at Austin computer scientists and members of Austin Robot Technology (ART), passed a recent driving test and will advance to the semifinals of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) 2007 Urban Challenge race. Read More
06/05/2007 - The University of Texas at Austin Center for Information Assurance and Security (CIAS), a multi-disciplinary center housed in the Department of Computer Sciences, has achieved the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) courseware certification. The certification meets the requirements for Information Systems Security Professionals and for System Certifiers certifications and is an important step toward earning a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education designation. Read More
06/05/2007 - The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Sciences (UTCS) hosts the First Bytes program as an educational outreach initiative to enhance gender equity in technology and computing fields. Read More
04/17/2007 - UTCS hosted its annual film festival and experienced both better attendance and more entries than in previous years. Entries were less than 10 minutes in duration and submission was open to current faculty, staff and students campus-wide. The event was held in the Texas Union Theater on Friday, April 13, 2007. Read More
04/04/2007 - TRIPS (The Tera-op, Reliable, Intelligently adaptive Processing System) is a revolutionary new polymorphous microprocessor architecture designed and built by the Department of Computer Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin. For the past seven years the research team, led by Professors Doug Burger, Stephen Keckler and Kathryn McKinley, has been working on the design of the processor, an updated cross-platform compiler and the instruction set architecture needed to run it. Read More
02/15/2007 - UTCS research professor, Frederick R. Chang, appointed to the National Academies Computer Science and Telecommunications Board (CSTB) Read More
02/14/2007 - The CAREER Program offers the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of the early career-development activities of those teacher-scholars who most effectively integrate research and education within the context of the mission of their organization. Read More
02/14/2007 - The Department of Computer Sciences (CS) recognized scholarship donors, Friends of Computer Sciences (FoCS) members, and scholarship recipients with a Scholarship Luncheon at the Alumni Center on February 14, 2007. Read More
02/03/2007 - UTCS faculty, Dr. J Moore and Dr. Simon Lam, have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). The NAE mission is to promote the technological welfare of the nation by marshaling the knowledge and insights of eminent members of the engineering profession. Read More
01/18/2007 - Dr. Peter Stone, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin, received the 2007 Computers and Thought Award from the International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI). Read More
11/09/2006 - The Visions of Computing Lecture Series has been created by the Department of Computer Sciences to highlight the excellence of its faculty and recognize their accomplishments. Its purpose is to provide public education about computer science, and to enhance the public appreciation of the stature of this department and its faculty. Read More
11/08/2006 - UTCS Chairman J Strother Moore was selected a Fellow of ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery. Read More

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