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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 […]

Professor Daescu Wins Grant for Research on Children with Bone Cancer

Dr. Ovidiu Daescu, Professor in the Department of Computer Science, is part of a team that was recently awarded a major grant from the Texas Cancer Prevention Research Institute (CPRIT). He and his collaborators from the University of Texas Southwestern were awarded a grant of $1,290,442 to fund a research project titled: Using Imaging and […]

National Center for Women & IT and Microsoft Research Sponsor UTD’s Tech Girls Summer Camp

The National Center for Women & IT ( and Microsoft Research has selected to sponsor the University of Texas at Dallas’ Connect-Inspire-Guide Camp for female freshman students. The NCWIT Academic Alliance Seed Fund awards NCWIT’s Academic Alliance members at non-profit US institutions with start-up funds to develop and implement initiatives for recruiting and retaining young […]

NSF Projects Offer Research Experience for Undergraduates

The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science at UT Dallas is home to two different research projects for undergraduate students sponsored by the National Science Foundation. Dr. Eric Wong, professor of computer science, leads a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) project about software safety, and Dr. Amy Walker, associate professor of materials scienceand engineering, leads an REU project about surface […]

Summer Research Program for Undergraduates

The Computer Science Department at the University of Texas at Dallas conducts a ten-week summer research program funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for undergraduate students.  For the summer class of 2014 (pictured above) the focus was on “software safety” however, the technology and skills learned by the students have general applicability to research […]

Graduate Research – Distributed Systems

During the Friday mixer on 9/5/2014, in the Computer Science Department at UT Dallas, Joseph Beshay, Brooks McMillin, and Swair Shah talked about their research on Distributed Systems.  Their adviser is Dr. Ravi Prakash.  A summary of their presentation is included below. The  Department of Computer Science at UT Dallas  is one of the largest […]

Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Research

The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Research for academic years 2014-2021. Official letters of notification are being sent to Dr. Kamil Sarac at UT Dallas, the State Governor, Members of Congress, and appropriate Congressional Committees. Official CAE certificates will […]

Cybersecurity Researchers Roll Out A New Heartbleed Solution

Technique Called ‘Red Herring’ Creates Decoy Servers, Entraps, Monitors Hackers Who Think They’re Stealing Data. As companies scrambled in recent days to address the latest cybersecurity bug known as Heartbleed, researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas had a solution that fixes the vulnerability, and also detects and entraps hackers who might be using […]

Research in Big Data is Big at UT Dallas

At the weekly Computer Science mixer on Friday, 4/18/2014, Luis Mojica, Tahrima Rahman, David Smith, Somdeb Sarkel, Vibhav Gogate, and Deepak Venugopal (pictured above) described their research, related to Big Data.  The camaraderie among the PhD graduate students and their adviser, Dr. Vibhav Gogate, was evident on the first page of their presentation.  The description […]

Week of Activities Highlights Undergraduate Research Opportunities, Examples of Best Work

Thomas J. Broadfoot was able to do research under Dr. Roozbeh Jafari.  Undergraduate students conduct research all across the UT Dallas campus, earning the experience that helps propel them to success in their careers and graduate or professional programs.  But they’re gaining more than just another item on their resumes. “Learning how to communicate effectively […]

Research Activities

Research in the UT Dallas Computer Science Department is organized into six main areas: Cyber Security Computing Theory Computer Systems Intelligent Systems Software Engineering Network and Telecommunications Research activities are organized in several institutes, centers, and laboratories.   Research Areas   INSTITUTES & Centers LABS Applied Logic, Programming-Languages and Systems Lab Computer Graphics and Animation […]


The UT Dallas Computer Science Department started as a small program in the early 1970s and remained so until the late 1990s. The rapid growth of high-tech industry taking place in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area in the 1990s led to the expansion of the UT Dallas CS Department, taking it from a small-sized faculty to one that […]

Computer Science Undergraduate Students Help Professor Reconstruct Apollo Mission Recordings

 Via Dallas Innovates – Researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas have taken a giant step in making audio recordings of the U.S. Apollo lunar missions available for all mankind in a five-year project that overcame many technical challenges. In 2012, researchers at the Center for Robust Speech Systems in the Erik Jonsson School of […]

WWC and Jonsson School Alumni Relations Sponsor Two Separate Networking Events for CS & SE Students

This fall, two separate speed networking events were held with UT Dallas CS Alumni and tech industry members, one was hosted by the UT Dallas student Women Who Compute (WWC) student organization and the other hosted by the UT Dallas Jonsson School Alumni Relations Group and the UT Dallas Computer Science Alumni Chapter. Both events […]

Fall’17 Grace Series Presents Three Inspirational Speakers from State Farm, USAA, and UT Dallas

This semester, the fall 2017 Grace Series Talks featured three inspiring members of the tech community, Dr. Farokh Bastani, UT Dallas CS Professor, Excellence in Education Chair, and Director of the UT Dallas site of the NSF Net-centric and Cloud Software and Systems Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (NSF NCSS I/UCRC), Ms. Lisa Frey, State Farm […]