News: Accolades

Read the latest news from the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin


Computer Science Professor Earns Industry Award

Kristen Grauman, a professor in the Department of Computer Science, has been awarded the Edward J. McCluskey Technical Achievement Award by the Institute of Electrical...

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Three CNS Faculty Awarded President’s Associates Teaching Awards

Three CNS recipients are being recognized for their engagement with curriculum reform and educational innovation.

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Three Faculty Members Awarded Sloan Fellowships

Congratulations to Greg Durrett, Sam Raskin and Hang Ren

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Pingali Receives Prestigious Parallel Computing Award

The IEEE Computer Society has selected Keshav Pingali to receive the 2023 IEEE CS Charles Babbage Award for his "contributions to high-performance compilers and graph...

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Three in Texas Science Elected Fellows of AAAS

Scott Aaronson, Catherine Calder and Claus Wilke are now fellows of the world’s largest general scientific society

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AAAI Selects UT Professor of Computer Science as a Fellow

The Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) has selected Risto Miikkulainen as one of 11 fellows for 2023.

Risto Miikkulainen


Chemistry Professor Earns Humboldt Award

Dmitrii Makarov, a professor in the Department of Chemistry at The University of Texas at Austin, has won a Humboldt Research Award from the Alexander...

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Moran to Receive Waksman Award in Microbiology from NAS

Nancy Moran receives the Selman A. Waksman Award in Microbiology from the National Academy of Sciences

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McLellan Wins Major Awards from Welch Foundation, National Academy

Jason McLellan receives the NAS Award in Molecular Biology and the Norman Hackerman Award from the Welch Foundation.

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Faculty Member Honored with Early Career Award

Maria Arredondo, an assistant professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Sciences and the Department of Psychology, has been named a Rising Star...

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