Welcome from the Chairperson

Dear students and visitors,

I’d like to personally welcome you to our department and invite you to check our graduate and undergraduate programs. Computing is rapidly evolving and is integrated into every phase of business, science, engineering, medicine, and everyday life. Our department serves the needs of national industry for highly qualified computing professionals with a high quality computer science education that enables our graduates to make big strides in their careers while maintaining job security. We prepare our graduates with theoretical foundations and practical knowledge in computer science to make them effective in both: short term – ability to be operational on the first day on the job; and long term – ability to adapt to evolving technologies and requirements.

Please be sure to also visit our faculty and research web pages. Our faculty and students perform research that is recognized nationally and internationally in a large spectrum of areas such as cybersecurity, big data, mobile computing and sensing, cloud computing, medical informatics, bioinformatics, and computer vision. The overarching goal of our research is to produce results that will transition into products and services to improve the life of millions or billions people.

Baruch M. Schieber
Chair, Computer Science Department