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NSF REU Program at UT Dallas CS Offers A Unique Research Experience

For the past ten years, the UT Dallas Computer Science Department has organized a ten-week research program each summer funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for undergraduate students. This Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program is led by Dr. W. Eric Wong, full professor of computer science and software engineering. It offers a unique […]

Undergrads Offered the Opportunity to Join Faculty Research During the UG Research Networking Lunch

This past May, twenty UT Dallas Computer Science Undergraduate students were invited to take part in the Computer Science/Software Engineering Undergraduate Research Speed Matching Luncheon. The event brought together both UT Dallas’s distinguished computer science and software engineering faculty members, current research students, and a select group of ambitious CS/SE undergraduate students. Students who attended […]

UT Dallas CS/SE PhD Graduates Acquire Jobs at Prestigious Universities, Research Facilities, and Top Companies

The UT Dallas Computer Science PhD program has been in existence since the mid-70s. The UT Dallas Computer Science Department has graduated a total of 310 PhD students, including 31 women, since 2001. In fact, when the Computer Science program first started in the 70s, it granted only PhD degrees. Most recently, from the fall […]

Jonsson School CS Researchers Named Most Influential Scholars in Field

Multiple Computer Science Department faculty from The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science have been named to the AMiner Most Influential Scholar Annual List, which recognizes the world’s top-cited research scholars – from both industry and academia – in the fields of science and engineering. In the field of Natural Language Processing (NLP), […]

Walmart Hires CS Graduates in their Technology Research Center Set to Open in April 2018

Via The Dallas Morning News | Maria Halkias and Melissa Repko –  Walmart is about to open a technology research center in Plano’s Granite Park Walmart is opening an emerging technologies office in Plano to work on new systems designed to improve store operations. The world’s largest retailer already employs 2,000 technologists in Silicon Valley, but it believes there’s […]

Dr. Sergey Bereg Utilizes Computational Geometry Research for Musicological Analysis of the Spanish Flamenco Dance

Dr. Sergey Bereg, UT Dallas CS Professor and founding member of the Dallas Institute for Interactive and Spatial Computing (UT-DIISC), traveled to Spain this past summer to take part in the International COFLA: Computational Analysis of Flamenco Music  research project. The COFLA research project deals with the study of flamenco music from a technological perspective. […]

UT Dallas Researchers Have Six Papers Accepted Into The #1 Cyber Security Conference

This year, researchers at the UT Dallas Cyber Security Research and Education Institute will have a strong presence at the 24th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS) with six accepted research papers. One hundred and fifty-one papers were accepted at the CCS’17 conference out of 836 submissions. The conference brings together information security […]

UT Dallas CS Ph.D. Graduates Land Jobs at Major Tech Companies, Universities, and Research Facilities

From the Fall of 2016 to Summer of 2017, the UT Dallas Computer Science Department has graduated 23 Ph.D. students, four of whom have been women. These graduates have gone on to find jobs in prestigious universities, top tier research facilities, government, and high-tech companies. The UT Dallas Computer Science Department has graduated a total […]

Thuraisingham receives the IEEE Computer Society Services Computing Technical Committee’s Inaugural 2017 Research Innovation Award

Dr. Bhavani Thuraisingham was recently the recipient of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society Services Computing Technical Committee’s inaugural 2017 Research Innovation Award for her exceptional research and for her innovations in integrating cyber security, data analytics, and cloud computing. She was presented with this award at the premier IEEE Services […]

UT Dallas CS Faculty Members Earn Awards for Their Research

A paper co-written by computer science associate professor Dr. Tien N. Nguyen earned an ACM Distinguished Paper Award at the 24th ACM SIGSOFT International Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering. The paper, “API Code Recommendation Using Statistical Learning from Fine-grained Changes,” was co-written by Nguyen and his former students at Iowa State University, Anh […]

NSF Net-Centric I/UCRC Meets to Discuss New Research in Cloud Software & IoT Systems

Last April, sixty university faculty, industry members, and students met at the University for the Industry Advisory Board meeting of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Net-Centric & Cloud Software & Systems (NCSS) Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC). The mission of the center is to be the primary source for fundamental software and systems research for […]

CS Undergraduate Students Explore Joining Faculty Research with Networking Luncheon

This past April, twenty UT Dallas Computer Science Undergraduate students were invited to take part in the UG Research Networking and Faculty Matching Luncheon. The luncheon brought together both UT Dallas’s distinguished computer science and software engineering faculty members and a select group of highly ambitious CS/SE undergraduate students. Students who attended this exclusive event were invited based on their GPA of 3.8 or higher. The […]

International Researchers and Industry Specialists Explore Latest Research in Interactive and Spatial Computing

Last April, the UT Dallas Institute of Interactive and Spatial Computing (UT-DIISC) held its second International Workshop on Interactive and Spatial Computing (IWISC). IWISC is an international workshop that provides a forum for international researchers and practitioners from academia, industry, and government to present and discuss state-of-the-art research and concepts within the field of interactive and spatial computing. The two-day workshop was held in Dallas, Texas, on Thursday, April […]

Undergraduate Researchers Showcase Projects at the 3rd Annual CS Research Expo

This past April, The UT Dallas Computer Science Department held the Third Annual Computer Science Research Expo (CSREX) as a way to encourage undergraduate students to engage in research. Computer Science and Software Engineering students from around Texas and the Southwest submitted their research papers, posters, and software demos for the Expo. The Expo aimed […]

Prof. Prabhakaran Shares 3D Immersive Tele-Rehabilitation Research at Capitol Hill

Via Jonsson School News – Dr. B. Prabhakaran, professor of computer science, and a team of researchers recently shared their work with U.S. congress and senate members in Washington D.C. With advanced 3D modeling, virtual and mixed reality and networking technologies, Prabhakaran has developed remote physical therapy options, allowing veterans to receive necessary care even when a […]

University Honors Graduate Students for Excellence in Research, Teaching

In recognition of excellence among doctoral students, The University of Texas at Dallas’ Office of Graduate Studies has introduced an awards program honoring the top doctoral dissertation in each school. Winners of the inaugural 2017 Best Dissertation Award were announced at an April reception celebrating excellence in graduate education. The recipients are: Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and […]

UT Dallas Computer Science Researchers Make Two Important Discoveries in Computational Geometry

Dr. Benjamin Raichel, assistant professor of computer science, and his collaborators recently made two important discoveries in the area of computational geometry. Computational geometry is a field of study devoted to the development of efficient algorithms for problems which can be stated in geometric terms. As data sets of all sizes are routinely and naturally […]

Thuraisingham Receives The Inaugural And Prestigious Research Award In Data And Applications Security And Privacy At The 2017 ACM CODASPY

Dr. Bhavani Thuraisingham is the inaugural recipient of the prestigious 2017 CODASPY Research Award, presented at the Association of Computing Machinery’s Conference on Data and Applications Security and Privacy (ACM CODASPY) in Scottsdale, Arizona on March 23, 2017. This award represents a high honor that is given to a researcher working in Data and Applications Security and Privacy (DASPY) who has made “Innovative and Lasting Research Contributions” to the field. Thuraisingham received this award for her research contributions to DASPY spanning over three decades at […]