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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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  • CIS PhD Student Downen wins Dissertation Fellowship

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    Ph.D. student Paul Downen has been awarded a UO College of Arts and Sciences Dissertation Research Fellowship, which will fully fund his tuition for the 2016-2017 academic year. The award is highly competitive and recognizes Downen's significant and original contribution to his discipline. Downen's research expands a relatively new "proofs as ...»
  • CIS Student is first from UO to attend women's code conference at Harvard

    link to News/20160415-Olson.php
    UO undergraduate Zoe Olson blazed a new trail recently when she became the first UO student to take part in Harvard’s annual Women Engineers’ Code Conference, where she also was the only woman from the Pac-12. For Olson, a computer science major and member of the Women in Computer Science Club, representing the UO at the conference validated ...»
  • Professor Michel Kinsy featured for work with Young Scholars Program

    link to News/20151101-Kinsy.php
    Professor Michel Kinsy was highlighted in the article, Young Scholars Program Boosts Student Confidence, College Prep on "Around the O". Read more to check out the great work that he is doing to improve the accessibility of computer science to young students. ...»