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The Department of Computer and Information Science (CIS) at the University of Oregon offers students and faculty a close-knit community in which to learn, discover, and innovate, in a shared quest for computational solutions to a spectrum of challenging problems.

CIS faculty are international leaders in their fields, including informatics, networking, security, software engineering, assistive technologies, theory, scientific visualization, and high performance computing. Recent interdisciplinary research initiatives with biologists, physicists, neuroscientists, and networking engineers have resulted in prominent research grants from the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy, and the National Institutes of Health. ...»

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  • Prof Rejaie Awarded $500K NSF Grant to Study Internet Connectivity

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    Understanding the many facets of Internet connectivity is generally considered to be of critical importance for meaningfully assessing real-world Internet problems such as vulnerabilities to natural disasters (e.g. earthquakes, and hurricanes), economic disputes, malicious attacks (e.g. hijacking BGP), interdependencies and cascading failures ...»
  • CIS Graduate Student awarded NSF Fellowship

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    CIS graduate student Hannah Pruse has been awarded a 2013 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) "helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces its diversity. The program recognizes and supports outstanding ...»
  • New CIS Professor awarded WICS grant for promoting diversity

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    Assistant Professor Boyana Norris has been awarded a grant of $30,000 from the Women in Science & Technology Fund of the College of Arts and Sciences to enable her to pursue activities that target the recruitment and retention of both women and minorities at all levels, including students and faculty, in the Department of Computer and Information ...»

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  • Dr. Boyana Norris Joins the Department

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    Dr. Boyana Norris joined the Computer and Information Science Department in September, 2013. Boyana received her Ph.D in Computer Science from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2000. She spent the next 13 years as a research computer scientist at Argonne National Laboratories, which is a national center for high-performance, scientific computing. Dr. Norris' research has focused on enabling technologies for high-performance simulations in computational science and engineering. The emphasis of this work has been on the automation of the development, deployment, testing, and ...»