News: Computer Science

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

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In a Rare Occurrence, UT Austin Professors Each Snag the ‘Nobel Prizes’ of Their Fields in the Same Year

Two UT Austin faculty members Luis A. Caffarelli and Bob Metcalfe snagged the Nobel Prize equivalents of in mathematics and computing on the same day.

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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 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.

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AI Master’s Program Launches With Ability to Serve Thousands

Just as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning emerge as the fastest-growing in-demand skill sets in the global workforce, The University of Texas at Austin...

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Can Robots and Humans Co-exist in Public? UT Campus Study Will Offer Answers

Autonomous robots will soon rove the buildings and streets of The University of Texas at Austin campus.

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Seven Natural Sciences Faculty Receive NSF CAREER Awards

Learn about faculty members from UT Austin's College of Natural Sciences who have been awarded CAREER Awards from the National Science Foundation.

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Computer Science Professor Looks to Improve Accessible Technologies

Learn more about Amy Pavel's contributions to computer science and her decision to join UT Austin.

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