Via Tech Titans – Tech Titans names Henry Vo, UT Dallas CS Department alumnus, tech titan of the future. Tech Titans, the largest technology trade organization in Texas, recognized outstanding technology companies and individuals in North Texas at its annual awards gala at the Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West on Friday.
“Each year, we continue to see amazing innovation from nominees, and this year is no different,” said Bill Sproull, president, and CEO, Tech Titans. “There’s a reason why we’re one of the best places in the country to do business. North Texas continues to produce impressive companies, individuals, and organizations that lay the foundation for future growth and progress. We’re proud to honor this year’s award recipients and are already looking forward to the 2018 submissions!”
Among this year’s 2017 Tech Titans Awards winners was Henry Vo, a Richardson High School Computer Science and Mathematics teacher and a UT Dallas Computer Science alumnus. Last spring, Mr. Vo and his students won both the advanced and novice levels at the biannual North Texas Battle of the Brains High School Programming Contest. Mr. Vo recently told Dallas Business Journal that he often takes his student to compete in contests and hackathons to help challenge and grow his student’s skills. Henry Vo has been teaching in Richardson for 11 years.
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The UT Dallas Computer Science program is one of the largest Computer Science departments in the United States with over 2,100 bachelor’s-degree students, more than 1,000 MS master’s students, 150 PhD students, and 86 faculty members, as of Fall 2016. With The University of Texas at Dallas’ unique history of starting as a graduate institution first, the CS Department is built on a legacy of valuing innovative research and providing advanced training for software engineers and computer scientists.