About Our Department

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A community of active researchers, dedicated teachers and excellent students is what makes up the computer science department. Together we pursue, develop and acquire the knowledge and skills necessary in a world that relies critically on computer technology. Faculty, undergraduates, and graduate students in the department collaborate across different disciplines to engage in research from rehabilitation engineering projects to advanced digital arts.

In addition to being involved in leading-edge research and teaching classes, the faculty are also involved in the activities of the department's student-centered computer laboratories and supervise student research projects.

For additional information for prospective students, please download our information packet below.

Prospective Student Information

Department Spotlight

Yaoqing Liu

Assistant Professor of Computer Science Yaoqing Liu was recognized as a 2018 TechConnect Defense Innovation Awardee at this year’s Defense TechConnect Summit and Expo in Tampa, Florida. Read More.

Jeanna Matthews

Associate Professor of Computer Science Jeanna Matthews  presented at the 2018 World Science Festival in New York City.  Read More.

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Undergraduate Placement
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Top Employers
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Hands-On Research with Faculty
From computer networking to cybersecurity & more; gain relevant experience.
Stretch Boundaries Across Disciplines
Faculty in & outside the department share expertise in networks, operating systems, cryptography, VR, HCI & more.
A Learning-Living Hangout where Academics, Research & Social Life Come together
ACM Chapter & Other Clubs
Stretch technical & communication skills both learning & teaching others things like Unix and Rasberry Pi
Idea Generation & Start-Ups
Identify gaps in technology & become part of a team to meet the market need.
One or More Minors
Flexible curriculum allows to gain more credentials through double majors & minors with other disciplines


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