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Dr. K. Truemper Publishes His Latest Book, The Construction Of Mathematics: The Human Mind’s Greatest Achievement — Is Mathematics “Created” Or “Discovered”?

For 40 years Dr. Klaus Truemper, a distinguished Professor Emeritus of Computer Science at the UT Dallas, has been conducting research on the foundation of mathematics. He recently published his insights and findings in his new book titled The Construction of Mathematics: The Human Mind’s Greatest Achievement. He is the author of additional books on mathematics and computer […]

UT Dallas and NCWIT Honor 30 North Texas High School Women For Their Outstanding Technical Accomplishments at the NCWIT Aspirations Awards

Last March, as part of an ongoing effort to encourage more young women to choose careers in technology, the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) in conjunction with UT Dallas recognized thirty high school women, sixteen of whom had received the NCWIT Affiliate Award for Aspirations in Computing and fourteen who had received Honorable […]

Dr. Vibhav Gogate Gets CAREER Award for Artificial Intelligence Work

Recipient of National Science Foundation Grant Wants to Refine, Accelerate Markov Logic Networks UT Dallas assistant professor of computer science Dr. Vibhav Gogate has earned a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award for his work to improve a type of computer algorithm used in artificial intelligence and machine learning. Gogate’s award, which […]

Dr. Alvaro Cardenas’ PhD Student, Junia Valente, Talks to Forbes About How Vulnerable Quadcopter Drones Are To Hacking

Via Forbes – With so many reports of poor security on consumer drones, UAV enthusiasts would be forgiven for thinking manufacturers would have added mitigations against the most basic attacks. But, looking at one particularly popular model of drone, such hopes might be misplaced. Earlier this month, the U.S. government-sponsored Carnegie Mellon Computer Emergency Response Team was […]

Biannual Battle of the Brains Programming Contest Challenges High Schoolers From 26 High Schools From All Over North Texas

This spring the biannual Battle of the Brains High School Programming Contest brought in 100 teams from 26 different North Texas high schools. For more than 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) […]

Google Visits With UT Dallas CS & SE Students for a Week of Google Tech Talks, Workshops, and Other Google Events

Earlier this semester, Google paid a visit with their team of UT Dallas CS Google Alumni to the UT Dallas Computer Science department for a week of activities, tech talks, workshops, and Q&A’s as part of their Google University Outreach Program. Currently, the UT Dallas CS department has over ninety alumni working for Google. With the large number of UT Dallas […]

UT Dallas CS Celebrates Pi Day With The Mathematical Sciences Department

Earlier this month on March 19th, the UT Dallas CS Department and the Mathematical Sciences Department celebrated national Pi day with a series of lectures, pizzas, pies, mathematical interaction games, mathematical models, and other fun activities. Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th (3/14) around the world, however due to spring break falling on national […]

HackUTD’17 Motivates 500 Students For 24 Hours With Big Ideas, Virtual Reality, Creativity, And Design

The Third Annual HackUTD 24-hour hackathon was held March 4th and 5th with approximately 500 students participating from all over the nation. The HackUTD event was organized by the UT Dallas Student Chapter of the ACM (Association for Computer Machinery) under the guidance of UT Dallas CS Professor, John Cole, with the goal of bringing together young coders to challenge them to […]

Computer Science Department Colloquium Series Presents Professor Chao Wang

When: April 12, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: ECSS 2.102 TI Auditorium

COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENT COLLOQUIUM SERIES PRESENTS “Security by Compilation: An Automated Approach to Side-channel Resistance”  Professor Chao Wang, Assistant Professor University of Southern California Abstract Programmers often view the computing devices as black-boxes, but real computers[…]

The Spring’17 Grace Series Continues to Empower With Dr. Peggy Shadduck, DCCCD STEM Institute Director

The Spring 2017 run of the Grace Series carried on with its second speaker, Dr. Peggy Shadduck, Director of both the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) STEM Institute and the Dallas/North Texas STEM Degree Accelerator Program. Last February, Dr. Peggy Shadduck’s Grace Series talk, “Loving The Journey: How To Take Advantage Of Unexpected Turns In Your Career,” drew a room full of both […]

Computer Science Department Colloquium Series Presents Vinayak Prabhu

When: March 20, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: ECS South 2.102 (TI Auditorium)

COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENT COLLOQUIUM SERIES PRESENTS “Conformance Analysis for models of Cyber-Physical Systems “  Vinayak Prabhu  Max Planck Institute for Software Systems, Germany Abstract Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) incorporates integration of control software, physical sensors and[…]

New Living Learning Community to Help Female Students Gain STEAM

When Dr. Janell Straach took computer science courses at UT Dallas a few decades ago, there were very few female students in her classes. “I just accepted it as that’s the way it is. We all knew each other. You found each other and clung together,” she recalled. As the department grew and women were still underrepresented […]

Dr. Wong and Colleagues Hold I/UCRC S2ERC Meeting at UT Dallas

Professor Eric Wong and his colleagues organized a National Science Foundation (NSF) sponsored I/UCRC planning meeting on February 16 and 17, 2017. This was part of the ongoing effort to make the Advanced Research Center for Software Testing and Quality Assurance (STQA) at UT Dallas a major university site of S2ERC − a Nationwide Industry/University […]

UT Dallas CS Students Take First Place at Smart Cities Hackathon

Two computer science students from The University of Texas at Dallas recently won a first-place award at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas for their Alexa-based tool that maps safety on the street. Junior Pablo Sarquis Peillard and sophomore Raviteja Lingineni were on a five-member team that developed and built a working model for the interactive […]

Dr. Murat Kantarcioglu Talks to CBS DFW About the Top 5 New Computer Security Threats To Your Personal Information

DALLAS (CBS11) – Even if you try, it’s nearly impossible these days not to have a footprint online, which means everyone is a potential target for hackers looking to steal identities and clean out bank accounts. “We are very vulnerable,” said Dr. Murat Kantarcioglu, a cyber security expert at the University of Texas at Dallas. “Being […]

Computer Science Department Colloquium Series Presents Shuang Hao

When: March 10, 2017 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: ECS South 2.102 (TI Auditorium)

COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENT COLLOQUIUM SERIES PRESENTS “Data-Driven Techniques Against Cybercrime Operations “  Shuang Hao University of California, Santa Barbara   Abstract Modern day cybercrime has become a heavy burden on the Internet ecosystem and caused[…]

Computer Science Department Colloquium Series Presents Zhou Li

When: March 7, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: ECS South 2.102 (TI Auditorium)

COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENT COLLOQUIUM SERIES PRESENTS “Hunting Cyber Crime: From Code to Infrastructure “  Zhou Li Research Scientist RSA Labs   Abstract The technological progress in today’s Internet not only fosters a booming industry, but[…]