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President Obama Honors Engineering and Natural Science Faculty Members with Early Career Awards

Two University of Texas at Austin faculty members were honored at the White House this week with the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the highest honor bestowed by the United States government for science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers.

Computer Scientist, Cryptography and Security Expert Awarded Sloan Fellowship

Computer Scientist, Cryptography and Security Expert Awarded Sloan Fellowship

Brent Waters, assistant professor of computer science at The University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded a 2010 Sloan Research Fellowship.

New Digital Security Program Doesn’t Protect as Promised

University of Texas at Austin scientists have shown that they can break "Vanish," a program that promised to self-destruct computer data, such as emails and photographs, and thereby protect a person's privacy.