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36 Students Head Off to Houston for the 2016 International Grace Hopper Conference

This October, 36 young women majoring in computer science and software engineering and six UT Dallas CS faculty members, made their way to Houston, TX, for the annual International Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Technology (GHC) Conference. The Grace Hopper Conference is designed to bring the research and career interests of women in computing into the spotlight. The UT Dallas CS department was a […]

Dr. Page and His Programming Team Place Fifth in the ACM ICPC South Central Regional Programming Contest

On October 28th and 29th, four UT Dallas teams competed in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) for the South Central Region. This is the most intellectually demanding programming contest for university students, as well as the largest worldwide programming contest. Regional Contests from all over the world select teams that compete in the World Finals. Winners of this fall’s regional contests will […]

Data-Mining Work Offers Insight into Detecting Multiple Hackers

Security efforts to combat hackers usually focus on one method of attack, but computer scientists at UT Dallas have developed a strategy more effective at tackling various types of attacks. Dr. Murat Kantarcioglu, professor of computer science in the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science and director of the Data Security and Privacy Lab, and research […]

North Texas High Schoolers Compete in the Fall 2016 Battle of the Brains: High School Programming Contest

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) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) style, is held twice a year at the UT Dallas campus with UT Dallas CS professors, Drs. Ivor Page and Jey Veerasamy, overseeing the contest. UT […]

The Women Who Compute (WWC) Club Organizes Events to Promote Women in Computing and Technology

At UT Dallas, both the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science and the UT Dallas Computer Science strive to promote a strong sense of community amongst the female student body by working with UT Dallas clubs and outside organizations to host various events that help cultivate a strong community amongst the women studying […]

Grace Series Continues to Inspire with Lymari Ames of Cisco Systems

The Fall 2016 Grace Series continued with its second guest speaker, Lymari Ames of Cisco Systems. Ms. Ames is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with Cisco Systems, Inc. Advanced Services. She is responsible for managing $77 million in profits and losses while focusing on enabling and driving global delivery excellence, transformation, and consistency across […]

UT Dallas CS Faculty Organize VINCI’16

This past September, the UT Dallas Computer Science department hosted the Ninth Annual International Symposium on Visual Information Communication and Interaction (VINCI’16) in Dallas, TX. This symposium is an international forum for researchers and industrial practitioners to discuss the state-of-the-art in visual communication theories, designs, and applications. UT Dallas CS professors, including Drs. Kang Zhang […]

UT Dallas CS Department Welcomes In The New School Year With An Assortment Of Student Activities

This past August marked the beginning of a new 2016 academic year for the UT Dallas campus full of eager students ready to start their academic careers. The UT Dallas Computer Science Department was ready and waiting to welcome the incoming class of freshmen, undergraduate, graduate, and PhD students, with plenty of welcome activities and […]

UT Dallas CS Student and IBM Watson Intern Shares the Details of His Summer Internship and His Team’s Award Winning Robot Poker Players AI Project

This summer, Indervir Banipal, a UT Dallas CS student, was invited by IBM Watson to take part in a summer internship at their Research Triangle Park Campus in Durham, North Carolina. Indervir, along with five other students from across the nation were asked to make two NAO robots learn to play poker through the IBM […]

Fast Track Program

In response to the need for advanced education in computer science and software engineering, a Fast Track program is available to well-qualified UT Dallas undergraduate students. The Fast Track program is designed to accelerate a student’s education so that both BS and MS degrees can be earned in approximately five years of full-time study. The […]

The Grace Series Kicks Off The Fall’16 Series With IBM Distinguished Engineer And Master Inventor, Romelia H. Flores

The Grace Series kicked off the new fall 2016 semester on September 14th with guest speaker, Romelia H. Flores, an IBM distinguished engineer and IBM Master Inventor. Romelia’s Grace Series talk brought in a full room of eager UT Dallas CS/SE students who wished to learn more about her journey as a leader and female […]