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Jonsson School Honors Outstanding Teachers, Researchers, Staff

The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science recently recognized faculty and staff for their contributions and achievements that improve the student experience and create a healthy work environment for other employees. “Our annual appreciation and excellence awards banquet is a fun way to say thank you to those who go the extra mile,” said Dr. […]

Thuraisingham Receives the 2016 Senior Faculty Research Award

35 years of research, development, and technology transfer has resulted in prestigious fellowships, technical achievement awards from IEEE and ACM and culminates in the Jonsson School 2016 Senior Faculty Research Award for Dr. Bhavani Thuraisingham.  Dr. Bhavani Thuraisingham, became the first professor of Computer Science and the first woman to receive the Erik Jonsson School […]

UT Dallas Cyber Security Research and Education Institute (CSI) Establishes the Center for Engaging Women in Cyber Security

Coming off of the success of hosting the Women in Cyber Security (WiCys ) 2016 Conference in Dallas, Texas early last April, the UT Dallas’s Cyber Security Research and Education Institute (CSI) has established the inaugural Center for Engaging Women in Cyber Security, with Dr. Janell Straach as director of the center. “Dr. Janell Straach […]

Dr. Ryan McMahan, Virtual Reality Researcher and CS Professor Wins NSF Career Grant

A prestigious grant from the National Science Foundation will help a UT Dallas scientist explore new ways that virtual reality can help companies improve their training programs and, ultimately, save lives. “My approach is new, which is why I think I received the CAREER award,” Dr. Ryan McMahan said. “My argument is that virtual reality […]

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Research in the UT Dallas Computer Science Department is organized into six main areas: Click the tabs for more details     Click here to view news stories about research being done within the UT Dallas Computer Science Department. Click here to learn about the faculty and their research projects.

Undergrads Explore Joining Faculty Research Projects During the UG Research Speed Matching Lunch

This past April, twenty-four UT Dallas Computer Science Undergraduate students were invited to take part in the Spring Computer Science Undergraduate Research Speed Matching Luncheon. The event brought together both UT Dallas’s distinguished computer science and software engineering faculty members and a select group of ambitious CS/SE undergraduate students. Students who attended this exclusive event were invited based on their GPA of 3.8 or higher. The event […]

Undergraduate Research Match Day

When: April 14, 2016 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Visitor Center Atrium, 800 W Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080, USA

The Match Day event is open to all students and is designed to facilitate the process of pairing motivated undergraduates with faculty who are conducting research projects. Students who participate gain valuable research experience that[…]

Undergraduate Research Scholar Awards and Poster Contest

When: April 13, 2016 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Visitor Center Atrium, 800 W Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080, USA

Current recipients of the Undergraduate Research Scholar Awards discuss their research with event attendees, utilizing a research poster and their in-person research presentation skills. Research faculty members select two semifinalists per academic discipline, all of[…]

UTD CS Professors Publish Sixteen Research Papers at Three of the World’s Leading Conferences in Artificial Intelligence

UT Dallas Computer Science professors and their PhD students, working in the area of intelligent systems, published sixteen papers in three of the most prestigious conferences in artificial intelligence: (i) six papers in the 30th AAAI (Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence) 2016 Conference on Artificial Intelligeance, (ii) four papers in the 29th Annual […]

Research Resume Workshop

When: April 11, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Where: TI Auditorium (ECSS 2.102), 800 W Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080, USA

Students receive valuable advice on how to prepare a scientific/research-oriented resume or to strengthen an existing research resume. The workshop, sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Education, the Office of Research and the UT Dallas[…]

Undergraduate Student Research Panel

When: April 11, 2016 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: TI Auditorium (ECSS 2.102), 800 W Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080, USA

Undergraduate students and faculty researchers share their research experiences, tips on competing for research programs and fellowships, and strategies for obtaining the ideal research position.

2nd Annual CS Research Expo Encourages Research Amongst Undergraduate Students

Last February, the UT Dallas Computer Science Department held the second Annual Computer Science Research Expo (CSREX) as a way to encourage undergraduate research. Computer Science students from around Texas and the Southwest submitted their research papers, posters, and software demos for the Expo. The Expo aimed to promote undergraduate research by having Computer Science […]

Dr. Kevin Hamlen research to be published in the 2016 NSF I/UCRC Tech Breakthrough Compendium

Cyber Attacks against government agencies, financial institutions, health care providers, and companies of all sizes have become more prevalent and devastating over the past decade. Researchers at UT Dallas have been actively researching ways to combat cyber attacks. This past January, the research of Dr. Kevin Hamlen, a professor in the UT Dallas Computer Science department and a Senior Technical Advisor of UT […]

Prominent European Researcher, Dr. Luc de Raedt Delivers Opening CS Distinguished Lecture Series Talk for 2016

The Computer Science Distinguished Lecture Series started the 2016 year with Dr. Luc de Raedt, professor of research at the University of Leuven (KU Leuven) in Leuven, Belgium, prominent researcher from Europe, and an expert in intelligent systems, machine learning, and probabilistic programming. On Friday, February 12th, Dr. Luc De Raedt delivered his talk, “Probabilistic […]

CS Department Institutes the Research Excellence Scholarship Program for top 1st year PhD students

This year the UT Dallas Computer Science Department established the Research Excellence Scholarship for 1st year Computer Science and Software Engineering PhD students. The PhD Admissions Committee selected five students from the fall 2015 incoming applicant pool to the PhD program in Computer Science and Software Engineering. “A goal of the program is to recognize […]

UT Dallas & UTA iPerform Center Creates Opportunities for Universities and Industry Researchers

University faculty, Industry members, and students met at the University of Texas at Dallas on October 9th for the 2nd Semi-Annual Industrial Advisory Board Meeting of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers (I/UCRC) iPerform Center for Assistive Technologies (AT) to Enhance Human Performance. The mission of the center is to bring together […]

Undergrad Research Matching Event gets Students Ready for UG Research Course

UT Dallas’s Computer Science Department brought together its distinguished Computer Science/Software Engineering faculty and invited ambitious undergraduate students with high GPA’s to participate in the Undergraduate Research Matching Event as a prelude to the Undergraduate Research in Computer Science course. Dr.’s Linda Morales and Janell Straach, both UT Dallas CS professors and the course’s supervising instructors, set up a matching event to allow both computer science and software […]

Multi-modal 3D Tele-Immersion Research Project holds its Annual Meeting

Multi-modal 3D tele-immersion is a collaborative project that involves the University of Texas at Dallas, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the University of California at Berkeley and the Dallas Veterans Affairs Hospital. UT Dallas is the lead institution. The project, funded by the National Science Foundation for $2.4 Million, is tasked to design and […]

CS Freshman Takes Home 2nd Place at UG Research Awards & Poster Contest

Last fall, the Office of Research at UT Dallas gave out 107 Undergraduate Research Scholar Awards, a record number for the 8-year-old competitive grant program that funds student research under the guidance of faculty mentors. More than 80 of those student researchers displayed the results of their efforts in the Undergraduate Research Scholar Awards and Poster Contest held […]

UT Dallas CS Department’s First Annual Undergraduate Research Expo

The Computer Science Department at The University of Texas at Dallas held its first annual Undergraduate Research Expo in Computer Science on Saturday, April 11th 2015. Approximately 75 students attended the Expo, including 20 who came from other Universities. In his opening speech kicking off the Expo, Professor John Cole, the event chairman, warmly welcomed […]