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AI Software Analysis Research Funded by CAREER Award

Dr. Wei Yang, a computer scientist in The University of Texas at Dallas’ Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science was granted a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Award to support research to improve automated software analysis. Yang, who is an assistant professor of computer science, will develop artificial […]

UT Dallas Researchers Unveil New Cybersecurity Defenses at USENIX

In August 2022, the USENIX Security Symposium published ground-breaking cybersecurity research papers by two UT Dallas computer science professors, Dr. Shiyi Wei and Dr. Kangkook Jee.  Dr. Wei’s paper additionally received the symposium’s Distinguished Paper Award, identifying it as one of the top cybersecurity discoveries of the year. Started in 1988, the USENIX Security Symposium […]

Jonsson School Researchers to Debut Groundbreaking Cybersecurity Curriculum

The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts the U.S. will have a shortage of 500,000 or more cybersecurity talent in 2021. To help train cybersecurity professionals, Dr. Latifur Khan, professor of computer science and director of the Big Data Analytics and Management Lab at The University of Texas at Dallas, is enhancing the University’s curriculum through interdisciplinary […]

Dean, Cybersecurity Researchers Recognized in UT Dallas Investiture Ceremony

Four faculty members in the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science were honored for distinguished academic careers at a virtual investiture ceremony. Endowed chairs and professorships are the highest academic award leadership of The University of Texas at Dallas can bestow on a faculty member. These endowments provide funds to advance research and […]

UT Dallas Data Science Faculty Present Their Breakthrough Research At ACM KDD, The Premier Data Science Conference

Computer Science professors at UT Dallas continue to have a strong presence at top-tier data science and machine learning conferences. They recently published multiple papers at the ACM KDD (Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining) conference, the premier data science meeting held virtually from August 14-18, 2021. The papers focus on various topics, including novel Text […]

UT Dallas CS Researchers Apply Power of AI To Forecast Energy Supply, Demand

The increasing use of renewable, fluctuating power sources, such as wind and solar energy, has made it more challenging than ever to forecast electricity prices. In partnership with Vistra, one of the largest competitive power generators in the U.S., University of Texas at Dallas researchers are using artificial intelligence (AI) techniques to help the Irving-based […]

UT Dallas CS Undergraduate Researcher Named Goldwater Scholar

Two University of Texas at Dallas undergraduate students — one in computer science and one in neuroscience — have been recognized with awards from the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. Anja Sheppard, a junior in the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science, and Grace Moore, a sophomore in the School of […]

UT Dallas ACM Student Org Launches ACM Research

Over the years, the University of Texas at Dallas Student Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has grown by leaps and bounds, especially in the last decade. Starting with just one division (ACM Industry) several years ago, ACM has since expanded rapidly with the launch of HackUTD, ACM Projects, ACM Labs, ACM Education, ACM Ignite, and most recently, […]

Daescu Interviews Thuraisingham About Her Recent Award and Her Research in Theoretical Computer Science

Dr. Bhavani Thuraisingham was recently elected a Fellow of the British-based Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) for her research on the Foundations of Secure Data Management. She is already a Fellow of the ACM, IEEE, AAAS, NAI, and the British Computer Society (BCS). She was interviewed by Dr. Ovidiu Daescu, the Associate Department […]

Guide2Research Ranks UT Dallas CS in the Top 100 CS Universities in 2020

This fall, Guide2Research released the latest edition of the annual ranking for top computer science and electronics universities across the United States and the world. According to Guide2Research’s University Ranking for Computer Science, the University of Texas at Dallas ranked #91 globally and #51 in the United States. By ranking the top computer science and […]

What Can Past Propaganda Tell Us About Today’s Efforts? Researchers Want To Know

University of Texas at Dallas researchers are investigating whether attempts by the U.S. government to gain support from Latin American citizens during World War II can be applied to modern propaganda efforts. The project will develop novel computational models to analyze text and photos from En Guardia, a magazine created by the U.S. government to […]

Jonsson School Researchers Earn Honors from Peers

Thuraisingham Recognized for Impact on Technology Dr. Bhavani Thuraisingham, Founders Chair in Engineering and Computer Science and executive director of the Cyber Security Research and Education Institute in the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science, was recognized as one of 12 female leaders of the last 200 years in technology by Wilson Consulting […]

UT Dallas Researchers Lead the First-Ever Trans-Pacific Collaborative Mixed Reality Plant Walk

Dr. B. Prabhakaran, professor of computer science and director of the UT Dallas Multimedia and Computer Graphics Lab, and a team of researchers led the collaboration of the first-ever, trans-pacific collaborative plant walk. The Trans-Pacific Collaborative Mixed Reality Plant Walk involves three different locations (or sites), three different time zones, on two different continents.

UT Dallas CS Faculty Members Recognized by H-Index Rankings for their Influential Research

Since its inception, groundbreaking research within the UT Dallas Computer Science Department has consistently been seen as influential and has been in the national and international spotlight. UT Dallas Computer Science faculty members are world-renowned for their research in emerging areas such as AI, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Cyber Security, Software Engineering, Data Science, […]

Software Project Aims To Keep Patient Data Protected in COVID-19 Research

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an urgent need for sharing patient data to help scientists learn more about the virus and how to stop it from spreading. One key ethical issue, however, is how much information can health providers disclose to researchers without violating patient privacy? Dr. Murat Kantarcioglu, professor of computer science in the […]

Three UTD CS Professors are Among This Year’s UTD Office of Research Seed Grant Winners

Last month, the UT Dallas Office of Research named this year’s seed grant winners. Among the list of Seed Program for Interdisciplinary Research (SPIRe) recipients are three UT Dallas Computer Science Professors, Drs. Vincent Ng, Murat Kantarcioglu, and Jessica Ouyang. The seed grant initiatives provide funding for faculty across various disciplines. The University’s award from […]

Researchers Chart Vital Territory with COVID-19 Data Dashboards

To contribute to the public battle with COVID-19, University of Texas at Dallas faculty, staff and students have built websites that track current coronavirus health data and model future scenarios. Researchers from the School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication (ATEC), the School of Economics, Political and Policy Sciences (EPPS), the Erik Jonsson School of […]

UT Dallas Researchers Have Six Papers Accepted Into The ACM/IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE)

UT Dallas Computer Science faculty members are world-renowned for their research and scholarship. The CS Department ranks within the top 50 on (2008-2020 period). This summer, researchers from the UT Dallas CS Department will have a strong presence at the 42nd ACM/IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2020) with six accepted research papers. For over […]

UT Dallas CS and EPPS Researchers Receive NIH Grant for Project To Improve Location Information

Old Mobile Phone Technology May Help Curb Traffic Deaths in Nigeria Researchers from The University of Texas at Dallas and UT Southwestern Medical Center are investigating new ways to use old mobile phone technology to help first responders in developing countries reduce the time it takes to transport traffic accident victims to hospitals. Part of the […]

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