National Science Foundation Awards $550,000 for Creation of State-of-the-Art Crowdsourcing Techniques
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a University of Texas at Austin School of Information faculty member $550,000 to explore ways to make crowdsourcing more viable and lower the risk for potential adopters.
University of Texas at Austin Biologists and Engineers in $25 Million Project to Develop Jet Fuel from Algal Oil
Biologists and engineers at The University of Texas at Austin have been selected to be a part of a $25 million project that would transform algal oil to jet fuel.
Peter Stone, associate professor of computer sciences at The University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded a 2008 Guggenheim Fellowship for his work on teams of mobile robots.