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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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  • UO Launches $1 billion for the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact

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    Thanks to an extraordinary $500 million lead gift, the University of Oregon is proud to announce the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact. This game-changing initiative is specifically designed to fast-track scientific discoveries and the process of turning those discoveries into innovations that improve the quality of ...»
  • CIS Undergraduates featured in Fall 2016 CASCADE Magazine

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    The human brain can absorb piles of numbers. But it can’t easily convert them into an image of, say, wind speed patterns in a hurricane. It takes powerful computers running complex software to do those conversions. But that presents an ongoing problem: The computer programs that perform these transformations need to be constantly updated to keep ...»
  • UO Forges Partnership with Prague's Charles University

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    "Prestigious and a great win for the Ducks" is how UO Provost Scott Coltrane describes the university's new partnership with Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. The partnership is also an example of how research collaboration between UO faculty members and colleagues at other institutions can lead to wider opportunities. In this case, ...»
  • Colloquium: Faculty Search Colloquium: Scalability in the Presence of Variability

    February 21, 2017
    Brian Kocoloski University of Pittsburgh
    We are entering a golden era for high performance computing (HPC). Parallel computation, analysis, movement, and storage of large amounts of data are ...»