Topic: William Press

Chemist, Biomedical Engineer and Computational Biologist Elected Fellows of National Science Organization

Nov. 25, 2013

Three faculty members at The University of Texas at Austin have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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How Much Should We Spend on Science?

Feb. 15, 2013
How Much Should We Spend on Science?

William Press delivered his presidential address to the AAAS last week, asking conference attendees to consider the beauty and benefits of science. Learn more.

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Prominent Figures in Business, Government, Education and the Arts Are Among Convocation Speakers at The University of Texas at Austin

May 13, 2009

A Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist, a Peabody Award-winning broadcaster and producer, a former U.S. senator and member of the Basketball Hall of Fame, the president of a major oil company, a former lieutenant governor, and several local and state government officials are among the speakers scheduled for convocation ceremonies at The University of Texas at Austin May 22 and 23.

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Computer Scientist Named to President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology

April 29, 2009

William H. Press, the Warren J. and Viola M. Raymer Professor in Computer Sciences and Integrative Biology at The University of Texas at Austin, has been named to the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST).

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Professor discusses profiling in airport screening

Feb. 11, 2009
Professor discusses profiling in airport screening

Square-root biased sampling is a way to identify significant events that can be recognized when they are noticed but are otherwise lost in a sea of data. The model is not widely known but can be used to find specific snippets of DNA in vast seas of genomic information, said William H.

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