Michael Scott

Professor of Instruction
Michael Scott is a lecturer at Texas Computer Science. He was raised in St. Charles, Missouri and was an undergraduate at Stanford University receiving a B.S. in Industrial Engineering. He later attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and received a M.S. in Computer Science.


Research Interests: 
  • Computer Science Education
  • Computer Science in K-12.
Current Research: 

Michael Scott's current research is in computer science education, introductory computer programming, and computer science at the high school level.

Awards & Honors

2013 - Inaugural Provost’s Teaching Fellow
2012 - UT President’s Associates Teaching Excellence Award
2012 - UT Dads’ Association Centennial Teaching Fellowship
2011 - The University of Texas System Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award
2009 - College of Natural Science Teaching Excellence Award
2008 - College of Natural Sciences Sustained Outreach Award
2006 - College of Natural Sciences Sustained Outreach Award
2005 - College of Natural Sciences Advisory Council Teaching Excellence Award
2005 - University of Texas College of natural Sciences Council Faculty Service Award