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CS/SE Information Day

When: April 16, 2016 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Hoblitzelle Hall 2.402 (HH 2.402), 800 W Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080, USA

The University of Texas at Dallas Computer Science Department invites admitted undergraduate students and their families to meet faculty and students, preview our classes and degree programs, and tour several buildings and labs.   Schedule Location[…]

CS Distinguished Lecture Series Continues with Internationally Respected Telecom Inventor, Dr. Sam Pitroda

The UT Dallas Computer Science Distinguished Lecture Series continued on March 4th with Dr. Sam Pitroda, internationally respected telecom engineer, inventor, entrepreneur, development thinker, and policy maker. Dr. Pitroda is a serial entrepreneur having started several companies in the United States. He holds over 15 honorary PhD’s, close to 100 worldwide patents, and has spent […]

Dr. Alvaro Cárdenas Gets CAREER Boost for Cyber Security Project

Dr. Alvaro Cárdenas, assistant professor of computer science in the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science, has received a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award for his research on cyber-physical systems.  The award provides him with more than $500,000 in funding over five years.  A cyber-physical system, or CPS, is a system in which […]

2016 Grace Series Begins With Dr. Jo Zhang of Fujitsu Labs of America

The UT Dallas Computer Science Department’s Grace Series Lectures ushered in the 2016 New Year this February with featured speaker, Dr. Qiong (Jo) Zhang, a PhD UT Dallas Computer Science Alumna and research scientist at Fujitsu Laboratories of America. The Grace Series talks are a lecture series that deliver insight into the role of women […]

Alumnus Gives in Support of National Society of Black Engineers

During a pause from a busy workday, Niyi “John” Olajide BSTE’04 sits at a conference table overlooking the Dallas North Tollway to visit with four engineering students who want to know about his career journey. Olajide is young, successful and philanthropic: At 34 years old, he is running a vibrant technology health care business, and he recently […]

CS Department Places Record Number of Students in Internship Assignments

Twice a year the Industrial Practice Programs (IPP) for the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science and the UT Dallas Career Center work together to hold the biannual Intern Fair for UT Dallas Computer Science and Engineering students where companies are invited to recruit students for internship positions. These two groups also work […]

UT Dallas CS Department Partners with IBM Watson to Offer an Undergraduate Course

During the Fall 2015 semester, the IBM Academic Initiative and the Watson Academic Engagement collaborated with the UT Dallas Computer Science department to offer students the opportunity to enroll in the Fall 2015 Cognitive Course Leveraging Watson. The goal of the course is to empower university students with the technical knowledge to build apps infused […]

UT Dallas CS and Samsung Join Forces to Offer First Ever Mobile VR Course

This past fall, UT Dallas, in collaboration with Samsung Electronics America, provided UT Dallas Computer Science students the opportunity to participate in an in-depth Virtual Reality (VR) course. Samsung donated 30 Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition head-mounted displays (HMDs) along with 30 Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphones to the UT Dallas Virtual Reality course instructed by Dr. Ryan McMahan. Dr. […]

CS & SE Seniors Present their Capstone Projects at the Fall 2015 UTDesign CS Expo

UT Dallas Computer Science and Software Engineering seniors came together last December to present their capstone projects at the Fall 2015 UTDesign Computer Science Expo. Nineteen teams ranging from three to five members each participated in the UTDesign CS Expo. For one semester, both Computer Science and Software Engineering students create senior projects as part of the UTDesign program, a team-based capstone course for […]

UT-DIISC Holds Their Inaugural Conference, the International Workshop on Interactive & Spatial Computing (IWISC 2015)

The newly established University of Texas at Dallas Institute on Interactive and Spatial Computing (UT-DIISC) held its first International Workshop on Interactive and Spatial Computing (IWISC 2015). The workshop was held in Dallas, TX, over the first weekend in December. IWISC is an international workshop where academics, international researchers, and industry specialists meet and share […]

Three-hundred Graduates attend the UT Dallas CS Fall 2015 Graduation Luncheon

Friends, family, and UT Dallas Computer Science faculty and staff came together last December to celebrate the achievements of the UT Dallas Fall 2015 Computer Science and Software Engineering graduating class. To recognize the dedication and hard work of the fall 2015 graduating class, the UT Dallas Computer Science Department hosted a luncheon before the commencement ceremonies with guest […]

Dr. Veerasamy talks with the Dallas Morning News and the Associated Press about Coding for Kids

  Dallas Morning News — When the last bell rings through the halls of Herfurth Elementary School, 10-year-old Savannah Schwarz races to the computer lab. She posts up outside the door in anticipation of coding club. The after-school sessions were launched at Garland ISD schools in the fall. The clubs are run in partnership with […]

Battle of the Brains: Fall 2015 High School Programming Contest

For almost a decade, the UT Dallas Computer Science department has been conducting a statewide “Battle of the Brains: High School Programming Contest.” The contest, which follows ACM (Association of Computing Machinery) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) style, is held twice a year at the UT Dallas campus with Dr. Ivor Page overseeing the contest. […]

Washington Post’s CIO/CTO, Shailesh Prakash launches the UT Dallas CS Fall 2015 Distinguished Lecture Series

On November 6th, the UT Dallas Computer Science Department’s Distinguished Lecture series featured Mr. Shailesh Prakash, Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief of Technology (CTO) at The Washington Post as the first speaker. Mr. Prakash holds a BS in Computer Science from IIT, Mumbai, a MS in Computer Science from Clemson University, and an MBA […]

Dr. Fred Schneider – The Fall 2015 Computer Science Distinguished Lecture Series

The UT Dallas Computer Science Department’s Distinguished Lecture series featured Dr. Fred B. Schneider on November 13th. Dr. Schneider is the chairman and Samuel B. Eckert Professor of Computer Science at Cornell University, where he has been on the faculty since 1978. Dr. Schneider’s research concerns trustworthy systems, most recently focusing on computer security. The […]

CS Freshman Raviteja Lingineni wins First Place in the Business Idea Competition for Undergraduates

From Indian food trucks to automated parking systems, UT Dallas students recently shared new business ideas that they hope will meet consumer needs, attract financial backers, and launch them into a successful career. Nearly 300 students participated in the 2015 Business Idea Competition, which was organized by the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE) at the Naveen Jindal […]

UT Dallas Cyber Security Institute celebrates its 5th Annual TexSAW

The UT Dallas’ Cyber Security Research and Education Institute (CSI) in conjunction with the UT Dallas Computer Science department hosted their 5th Annual Texas Security Awareness Week (TexSAW) 2015. TexSAW 2015 gathered CS students from across Texas who were interested in pursuing computer security and were interested in expanding their knowledge of cyber security. Forty-eight […]

UT Dallas Coding Team Places Third in the ACM ICPC Regional Contest

It took six local programming contests and eight Friday evening training sessions during the fall 2015 semester to train and select four teams who would compete for UT Dallas at the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) Regional Programming Contest. About sixty teams competed at this year’s South Central Regional Contest, […]