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Presenting, a Patch for HeartBleed Bug

US cybersecurity researchers have developed a technique that fights the Heartbleed virus, and detects and entraps hackers who might be using it to steal sensitive data. The Heartbleed bug, which became public last week, has set alarm bells ringing across the globe, including India, for fear of exposing millions of passwords, credit card numbers and […]

A Walk Through Virtual Reality

Dr. Ryan McMahan, pictured above, is wearing an enhanced Oculus Rift in the Motion Capture Lab at UT Dallas. The Oculus Rift is a commercial head-mounted display (HMD) that provides orientation tracking to allow the user to immersively look around a virtual environment. The enhanced Oculus Rift, modified by Dr. McMahan and his students, also […]

This is the Year of the Horse

The Chinese New Year is also known as the Spring Festival. Yuan-Xiao, also known as the Lantern Festival, is celebrated 15 days after the Chinese New Year. In 2014, the Chinese New Year occurred on January 31st and Yuan-Xiao occurred on February 14th. The year 2014 is the year of the horse. The Computer Science […]

Google Vice President Talks Old, New Technology at ATEC Lecture

Vinton G. Cerf — a ‘Father of the Internet’ — Touted Importance of UT Dallas’ Research During First Campus Visit. As a crowd filled the Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building’s lecture hall, the lights glowing around the walls of the room were a bright blue, red, yellow and green. The multicolored arrangement was a […]

A Wireless Network Test Emulator with repeatable results

A Wireless Network Test Emulator (WiNe TestEr) is being developed by a research team from the Department of Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTDallas) to run controlled experiments on wireless networks.  Dr. Ravi Prakash, Dr. Subbarayan Venkatesan, and Dr. Neeraj Mittal work with some additional researchers from Southern Methodist University (SMU). […]

Dr. Gogate is a Big Data Champion

For three months in 2010 and in 2012, geeky, international competitions were held online and Dr. Vibhav Gogate’s team won in several categories.  His team competed against about eight other teams, but this doesn’t mean there wasn’t much competition.  Quite the contrary!  There are only a handful of teams in the world that have the […]

Tech Advances Could Eliminate Majority of Current Jobs

A review of research in robotics and information technology in the spring edition of Issues in Science and Technology indicates that within the next 10 to 20 years, a combination of technologies will be capable of performing the jobs of as many as 80 percent of current workers. Workforce changes on this scale in agriculture […]

High School Students Compete in a Programing Competition

The UTDallas Spring High School Programming Contest was held on February 15th 2014.  The Computer Science (CS) Department organizes the contest each term.  Over 200 students participated in the contest.  A great deal of planning and preparation was done in advance by the CS Department.  Dr. Jay Veerasamy organized the event.  Dr. Ivor Page created […]


Models of Engagement The Computer Science Department boasts internationally renowned faculty as well as exceptional graduate and undergraduate students. There are many ways in which companies and government agencies can engage with our faculty and students in a mutually beneficial manner.   Sponsored Senior Design Projects All undergraduates in computer science complete a capstone project […]


Campus Map Buildings, parking, sports fields, emergency call stations, and University Village Apartments housing are included on the campus map. Current PhD Student Applying to Masters Level PhD students who have fulfilled the requirements for the MS degree may apply for dual status and receive a diploma for the MS degree while continuing with the […]

Financial Aid

Below are the types of financial assistance for full-time graduate students. They are all highly competitive. Students desiring financial assistance are encouraged to apply to our graduate program in computer science as early as possible. (Part-time students are not eligible for financial assistance)   Jonsson School Distinguished Graduate Fellows These are selected and supported by the Erik […]

Dr. Lin Develops Computer Security Techniques

 Dr. Lin has developed low-level security techniques to defend computers against viruses and other threats!  Computer viruses are tricky, but Dr. Zhiqiang Lin has developed computer software to out smart them!  To understand why his approach is so effective, a diagram and some background information in computer basics is needed. Pictured above is Dr. Zhiqiang […]

Requirements Engineering Tools for Free

From his lab at UT Dallas, Dr. Lawrence Chung is helping computer software developers, throughout the world.  He has developed a set of software tools, called “RE Tools” (Requirements Engineering Tools) to help with the requirements phase of software projects.  The toolkits are available as free, open software at:   Since 2009, there have been […]


SACS The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the eleven U.S. Southern states, Latin America and other international sites approved by the Commission on Colleges that award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, or doctoral degrees. SACSCOC’s Mission Statement: “The mission of the […]

Computing Facilities

The Department of Computer Science hosts more than 40 research labs with access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; 2 open labs for graduate students; and a 128-seat open access lab for undergraduate students. The labs consist of state-of-the-art, high-performance workstations and current generation desktop computers, all connected via gigabit Ethernet switches with a redundant 10 […]


The department of Computer Science is the flagship department of the Erik Jonsson School of Computer Science and Engineering of the University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) . UT Dallas  is a dynamic, rapidly growing institution made up of seven schools that feature an array of outstanding undergraduate and graduate degree programs. With more […]


Computer Science Mission Statement The mission of the Department of Computer Science is to prepare undergraduate and graduate students for productive careers in industry, academia, and government by providing an outstanding environment for teaching, learning, and research in the theory and applications of computing. The Department places high priority on establishing and maintaining innovative research […]


Graduate Studies The graduate programs in computer science offer intensive preparation in design, programming, theory and applications. Training is provided for both academically oriented students and students with professional goals in the many business, industrial and governmental occupations requiring advanced knowledge of computer theory and technology. Courses and research are offered in a variety of […]