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The Jonsson School is one of the top five producers of computer science degrees in the U.S.

The Computer Science Departmentís graduate program in computer science ranks 29th in the U.S. based on our facultyís publication rate, and our graduate program in software engineering ranks 24th worldwide using the same measure, according to a report in the June 2007 issue of the Communications of the ACM.

Our faculty and students publish more than 350 research papers annually, and our faculty includes multiple NSF Career Award winners.

We are one of only a few departments in the U.S. offering B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in software engineering.










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Texas Instruments Helps Power ATEC Creative Automata Lab

ATEC Professor Appointed to ACM Editorial Board

Event Inspires Women in Computer Science

Computer Scientists Create 3-D Technique

Cybersecurity Expert Wins IBM Award as Course Collaboration Begins

Professor of Computer Science Bridges STEM with the Arts

Experts Seeking Ways to Combat Cyberattacks Gather at UT Dallas

Summer Camp Seeks to Encourage Girls in Computer Programming

Summer Camps Serve Up Many New Experiences for K-12 Youngsters

‘Frankenstein’ Programmers Test a Cybersecurity Monster

Cloud Computing Project Wins First-of-its-Kind Google Award

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

Jonsson School receives $500,000 for graduate student fellowships

Study plays down export of computer jobs

Computer-related jobs among the fastest growing

Princeton professor foresees computer science revolution

Professor Gopal Gupta and students win best paper awards

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

UT Dallas reaches milestone in number of doctoral degrees awarded

$300 million earmarked for UT Dallas under public-private partnership