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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 Gravelle receives A. Richard Newton Young Student Fellow Award

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    CIS first-year PhD student Brian Gravelle was awarded the A. Richard Newton Young Studnet Fellow Award in April 2016. This award was set up to honor the memory of A. Richard Newton, a pioneer in electronic design automation and integrated circuit design. The fellowship encourages and supports students at the beginning of their research career in ...»
  • CIS Student is first from UO to attend women's code conference at Harvard

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    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 ...»
  • Annual Governor's Food Drive during February

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    UO employees will take on the annual Governor’s State Employees Food Drive challenge starting Feb. 1, and they’re hoping that creativity and determination will help them meet their goal of 100,000 pounds of donated food. According to Karen Scheeland, alumni program manager and former director of the food drive at the UO, the university has ...»