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Researchers to Develop Software to Improve Discovery of Low-Cost, Sustainable Energy Materials

Potential uses include economical battery materials to capture solar energy and materials that convert water to hydrogen using sunlight.

UT^2 Game Bot Judged More Human Than Human

UT^2 Game Bot Judged More Human Than Human

The UT^2 game bot has won the Humanlike Bot Competition at the IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence.
President Obama Honors Computer Scientist

President Obama Honors Computer Scientist

Brent Waters honored at the White House this week with a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).

Computer Science Combats Disease

Computer Science Combats Disease

Computer Science professor Chandrajit Bajaj uses software to fight disease.

University of Texas at Austin Team Wins Robot Soccer World Championships in Two Divisions

University of Texas at Austin Team Wins Robot Soccer World Championships in Two Divisions

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.

Molecular Matchmaking for Drug Discovery

Molecular Matchmaking for Drug Discovery

Researchers at the Computational Visualization Center are finding drug targets through simulation and modeling.

A Tree of Life Grows in Texas

A Tree of Life Grows in Texas

Computer scientist Tandy Warnow uses the supercomputers at TACC to help decipher the relationships between all living things on the planet.
Computer Scientist Developing Intersections of the Future With Fully Autonomous Vehicles

Computer Scientist Developing Intersections of the Future With Fully Autonomous Vehicles

Intersections of the future will not need stop lights or stop signs, but will look like a somewhat chaotic flow of driverless, autonomous cars slipping past one another, says Peter Stone.

Toward Lowering the Power Consumption of Microprocessors

Toward Lowering the Power Consumption of Microprocessors

Scientists measure how microprocessors function on a variety of software and chip architectures.

Game Development Program Is Launched

Game Development Program Is Launched

The college is teaming up with two other colleges at the university to launch undergraduate students into an interdisciplinary game development program.
Peter Stone Named 2011 Yahoo! Faculty Research and Engagement Program Recipient

Peter Stone Named 2011 Yahoo! Faculty Research and Engagement Program Recipient

Computer science professor Peter Stone has been named a 2011 Yahoo! Faculty Research and Engagement Program (FREP) recipient.

Computer Scientist Brent Waters Selected as Microsoft Research Faculty Fellow

Computer Scientist Brent Waters Selected as Microsoft Research Faculty Fellow

Microsoft Research has selected Assistant Professor Brent Waters as one of eight Microsoft Research Faculty Fellows of 2011. Waters studies cryptography and computer security. His research is laying the foundation for a new vision of encryption called Functional Encryption. Instead of encrypting to individual users, in a Functional Encryption syst...
RoboCup Remix

RoboCup Remix

The UT Austin Villa team, which is led by University of Texas at Austin computer scientists Peter Stone and Patrick MacAlpine, beat 21 other teams from 11 nations for the trophy.

UT Austin Villa Wins World RoboCup Championships

UT Austin Villa Wins World RoboCup Championships

UT Austin Villa has won the 2011 RoboCupSoccer championships in the 3-D simulation division.

Scientists Afflict Computers with Schizophrenia to Better Understand the Human Brain

Computer networks that can't forget fast enough can show symptoms of a kind of virtual schizophrenia, giving researchers further clues to the inner workings of schizophrenic brains.