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. ...»
- 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 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 ...»
- CIS Associate Professor Anthony Hornof will receive two Best Paper Awards at CHI 2014, the leading international conference on human-computer interaction (HCI) research, which will be held in April in Toronto, Canada. The two papers are both on the topic of computational cognitive modeling, which is the study of building and evaluating computer ...»
- 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 ...»