Two Faculty Make Fresh Progress on Old Puzzle
Two Jonsson School computer scientists have made an advance on a decades-old card puzzle using an approach described as both “elegant” and “amazing.”
Funding Surges for Computer Science Department’s Research
Computer science researchers have won several million dollars in grants in recent months for work to be done in a variety of areas.
Students Advance to Finals in National Competition
A team of UT Dallas computer science students placed third in a recent computer security competition, advancing to the finals.
Scholars to Help Fortify Cyberdefenses
New $1.8 million grant funds scholarships that support grad students studying computer security and information assurance.
Leadership Accomplishments Honored
Two IEEE societies have recognized longtime researcher Bhavani Thuraisingham’s leadership in the field of intelligence and security informatics.
Profs to Help Develop Quickly Deployable Networks
Two computer science faculty will work closely with AgileMesh Inc., the recipient of $2 million from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund.
Computer Science Head to Lead Logic Programming Group
Dr. Gopal Gupta has been elected president of the Association for Logic Programming.
New Graduate Scholarship in Computer Security and Info Assurance
UT Dallas invites applications for a graduate-level scholarship for service program, which provides students with a full scholarship for two years in exchange of service in federal government for a period equivalent to the length of the scholarship.
Industry Collaborations Win Funding
Computer science faculty are working with two companies awarded $1.75 million from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund.
Mining Social Networking Data
Research explores how to extract useful information from social networking sites without sacrificing people’s privacy.
New Head of Computer Science Named
The new head of computer science wants to accelerate entrepreneurial activities, benefiting faculty, students, alumni and the regional economy.
Students Name Venky Their Favorite Instructor
This year’s winner said, “I believe in connecting what students learn in the classroom with what is going on in industry to show the relevance and usefulness of what I’m teaching.”
Prabha Tapped for His Multimedia Expertise
The ACM’s Special Interest Group on Multimedia has named Balakrishnan Prabhakaran to its executive council and appointed him editor-in-chief of the organization’s online magazine.
Associate professor of computer science Ivor Page has won the Chancellor’s Council Outstanding Teaching Award from the UT System.
A computer science team is merging semantic Web technology with geospatial information systems to improve online searches – starting with people looking for housing.
Three Jonsson School computer scientists are working closely with Modria Inc. to commercialize supply-chain software, thanks to an award from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund.
Jonsson School computer scientists have received $550,000 in funding to develop next-generation Web technology intended to enhance capabilities for everything from online scientific research to electronic social networking.
A team of Jonsson School computer science students and their faculty adviser have improved upon a longstanding solution to a mathematical conundrum known as the pancake problem.
Jonsson School researchers are working to kindle middle school students’ interest in computer science thanks to a $2.7 million project funded by the National Science Foundation.
UT Dallas has been named a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research, making students eligible for assistance through both the Federal and Department of Defense Information Assurance Scholarship Programs.
Jonsson School researchers are working on a five-year project expected to show that enhanced information security will induce government workers to share information with one another more freely.
The CS department’s computer science program ranks third in the state and 29th nationally, according to a new method for ranking universities’ graduate programs in science and engineering. The department’s graduate program in software engineering also got high marks: second in the state and 24th worldwide.
Programming team scores big success in international competition
Faculty Eric Wong and Dick Simmons received a $170,000 award for a project involving engineering education process improvement.
UTD’s programming team came in first in the ACM Regional Programming Contest, beating more than 80 other teams and advancing to the world finals in Tokyo.
Professor Eric Wong is co-PI on a $220,000 award regarding “A Framework for Quantitative Evaluation of the Software Testing Process.” He is also PI for a $407,000 award from NASA for a project titled “Testing for Software Safety.”
Associate Professor Ovidiu Daescu receives $240,000 NSF grant
Assistant Professor Weili Wu wins $400,000 NSF grant to improve analysis of environment, health data
Ph.D. student Ajay Mallya won the best student paper award at the International Conference on Logic Programming for a paper titled “Multi-valued Deductive Model Checking.”
Associate Professor Balakrishnan Prabhakaran receives funding to develop tools for 3-D data management
Associate Professor Ravi Prakash has been named an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, which is one of the leading journals in the field.
UT Dallas confers more computer science degrees than any other U.S. university for the second year