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UT Dallas CS Ph.D. Grads Find Work in Prestigious Universities, High-Tech Companies, Government, and Top-Tier Research Facilities

When UT Dallas was established in 1961, the institutional emphasis was solely on research. In fact, when the UT Dallas Computer Science program first started in the 70s, it granted only Ph.D. degrees. The UT Dallas Computer Science Department has graduated a total of 333 Ph.D. students, including 37 women, since 2001. Most recently, from […]

Dr. Latifur Khan Awarded the IEEE Big Data Security Senior Research Award

Last May, Dr. Latifur Khan received the IEEE Big Data Security Senior Research Award in recognition for his outstanding and sustained research contributions in the field of Big Data Security and Privacy for over ten years. Dr. Khan was given this award at the 5th IEEE International Conference on Big Data Security on Cloud Conference […]

Jonsson School Recognizes Staff, Faculty and Researchers at the Annual Award Ceremony

The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas recently honored staff, teaching assistants and faculty at its annual appreciation awards celebration in May. Award winners were nominated by their peers for their outstanding performance. Dr. Poras T. Balsara, interim dean of the Jonsson School, expressed gratitude for […]

UT Dallas CS Department Launches Research Center for Machine Learning

Machine Learning has gained significant popularity and has flourished in the past decade due to the development of scalable computing coupled with access to diverse data sources. Consequently, it has seemed only fitting that the UT Dallas Computer Science department would launch a research center for machine learning. The newly established Center for Machine Learning […]

UT Dallas CS Faculty Researchers Have Four Papers Accepted Into Internationally Renowned Artificial Intelligence Conference

UT Dallas Computer Science faculty members are world-renowned for their research and scholarship. The results of their research will be shared at an upcoming international conference, the 28th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), in Macao, China. UT Dallas Computer Science faculty members will have a significant presence there, with the presentation of four […]

UT Dallas Researchers Have Five Papers Accepted Into Prominent Software Engineering Conference

Next August, researchers from the UT Dallas CS Department will have a strong presence at the 27th ACM Joint European Software Engineering Conference and Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (ESEC/FSE) with five accepted research papers. The conference brings together experts from academia and industry to exchange latest research results and trends, as well […]

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 […]