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First Day of Fall 2017 Classes
Aug 21 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 pm
First Day of Fall 2017 Classes @ University of Texas at Dallas

First day of classes start on Monday, August 21st! Plan your routes to your classes early!

Join some a few of our UT Dallas CS related clubs and get ready for a great year.

There will be lunchtime talk’s during the first couple weeks of school. So be sure to check them out!

Click here to view a map of the campus.

Click here to view the Fall 2017 Academic Calendar

Fall’17 Welcome Week Lunch Time TechTalks
Aug 21 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Fall 2017 Lunch Time TechTalks

Monday, August 21 from 11:30am – 1pm in TI Auditorium

Predictive Maintenance and Remote Monitoring of wind turbines using IoT and Big Data with Shrinath Parikh (MSCS’14), Lead Big Data Analytics Engineer, Fujitsu Labs

Lunch will be provided for attendees.

Lunch-time Tech Talk: Anatomy of Hackathon, Radhika Kalaiselvan
Aug 24 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Fall’17 Lunch-time Tech Talks

Anatomy of Hackathon with Radhika Kalaiselvan & Rahul Sonwalkar, First Place Winners of the recent Sabre Hackathon in Las Vegas 

When: Thursday, August 24th

Time: 11:30am – 1pm

Where: TI Auditorium in ECS South

Click here to read Rahul Sonwalkar’s personal experience at the Sabre Hackathon and other student’s summer stories. 

Welcome Weekend: Interact with UTD Alumni Workshop
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Welcome Weekend: Interact with UTD Alumni Workshop

Interaction with UTD Alum Chandar Dhall (CEO, & UTD Alumni – MSCS’07).

Chandar Dhall’s Linkedin

1. My UT Dallas mistakes, struggle, story & eventual success in career
2. Technologies & Frameworks to focus on
3. Startups, Mid-Size and Fortune 500 companies
4. Interviewing Tips
5. Training on UI, API and Server Side Architecture
6. Networking Tips

Chander Dhall is an awarded Microsoft MVP and world-renowned technology leader in architecting and implementing solutions. He’s not only rescued software development teams, but also implemented successful projects under tight deadlines and difficult business constraints. As a Microsoft Azure Advisor, ASP.NET Insider, Web API Advisor, DocumentDB Advisor, and an MVP for Visual Studio and Development Technologies, Chander has insight into new releases on technologies used by millions of developers.

At the same time, he’s a voracious and highly-respected speaker. Chander is known to elucidate critical and complex concepts while making them easy to understand. He has utilized his amazing business sense having started a company with zero funding and turned it into a multi-million-dollar company in less than two years. Chander’s team of experts are internationally-acclaimed speakers in top technical conferences in the world.


CodeWarmers FREE Online Course Kickoff Session
Aug 26 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

CodeWarmers FREE Online Course Kickoff Session

Saturday, August 26th from 9pm to 10pm

Purpose of this online course is to improve programming skills by solving simple Programming Competition problems.

We will start with a few simple programming contest problems & use auto-grader to test the accuracy and efficiency of our solutions. As long as you are comfortable with programming basics in any one language C++/Java/Python, you should do OK in this online course.

You can register @ and get instant access the course – once you submit for all 14 weeks, we will generate a certificate for you!

If you find the problems difficult, try working with a friend. Alternatively, you can sign-up for online or in-person tutoring @ $12 per hour.

Details @

You need to create FREE account Contest problems @ Join the Webex session before the scheduled time.

GCS Event – Problem Solving Session with Dr. Balaji Raghavachari
Sep 2 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

CS Outreach & Graduates of Computer Science (GCS) Welcomes you to Fall’17 term with GCS Signature event:

Problem Solving Session with Dr. Balaji Raghavachari.

Saturday, September 2nd from 1pm to 6pm

Finetune your problem solving skills for tough CS problems. It is never too early or late to prepare for an Internship & FT job interviews.

During our Spring 2017 session, We had 100 students & it went for 5 hours!

Advance registration link is for UTD folks & for guests.

Walk-in will cost more & may not be admitted if we reach the capacity! The Sooner you register with your problem, the more likely it will be covered during the session.

Here is the problem set of Spring session for reference:

Fall’17 Intern Fair
Sep 8 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Fall'17 Intern Fair @ ECS South & ECS North

The Fall’17 Intern Fair will be held in the hallways of the Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science buildings on Friday, September 8th from 12pm-4pm.  This is an event solely for Jonsson School students; other majors on campus are not allowed to participate.

Preparation for the Intern Fair should include having copies of a well-written resume, appropriate interview attire (suits preferred; no jeans, pullover shirts, tennis shoes allowed) and company research to learn about products and services.

Click here to learn about the Industrial Practice Programs (IPP).

The Industrial Practice Programs (IPP) include undergraduate and graduate student participation in cooperative education, internships and curricular practical training. Students apply academic theory to practical on-the-job problems while working alongside seasoned professionals. Participation in IPP offers a chance for full-time employment after graduation and for students to earn while learning.

Internet of Things (IoT) One Day Conference Sponsored by Microsoft
Sep 9 @ 8:30 am – 7:00 pm

Internet of Things (IoT) Conference

Saturday, September 9th, 2017

Flyer @

Conference agenda and the speaker schedule has been published for Internet of Things (IoT) conference on Saturday, Sep 9th @ UT Dallas campus. Thanks to Microsoft for sponsoring a hands-on workshop in the morning.

Flyer will continue to be updated with more details.

Professionals & college students are welcome to register @ and join in person on Sep 9th!