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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 ...»
  • 20th Annual Eugene Luks Programming Contest Yields Impressive Turnout and Spirited Competition

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    The 20th Annual Eugene Luks Programming Contest took place this year on Saturday, April 30 in Deschutes 100. The CIS Department holds this contest every year as an opportunity for current undergraduate and graduate students to have fun while challenging their programming skills. During the three hour contest, student teams competed against each ...»
  • 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 ...»