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. ...»
- The Women in Computer Science (WICS) student group was approved for a $5,000 grant from Symantec. The grant will be used to continue and expand Project Hatch, an ongoing effort to introduce computer science concepts to Elementary, Middle, and High School students from local schools. During 2013-14 UO and Symantec volunteers will teach students ...»
CIS to Host Research Forum on NIH-funded Project SMASH (Semantic Mining of Activity, Social, and Health Data)The SMASH research team led by CIS Professor Dejing Dou will host a forum on their project "Understanding the Mechanism of Social Network Influence in Health Outcomes through Multidimensional and Semantic Data Mining Approaches" on June 5 in the Deschutes Hall Colloquium Room. The SMASH multi-disciplinary team, a unique collaboration between UO ...»
- Now in its 11th year, the Oregon Programming Languages Summer School hosts the world's leading researchers in the field of programming languages for a series of tutorial style lectures on current research in this important area. The lecture material ranges from foundations in semantics and type theory, to advanced program, verification ...»
- Megan Chinburg, a 2003 graduate of CIS, is Vice President for Engineering at Cedexis, Inc., a growing Portland area internet company. She previously held technical and management positions at Lunar Logic and Jive Software. We asked Megan to share some lessons from her career so far. Tell us a little bit about what Cedexis does, and the challenges and rewards of your work. Simply put, we're in the business of making the internet faster We're experts in multi-cloud, multi-provider solutions. We provide our customers with the ability to understand the real-time end-user experienced ...»