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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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  • Oregon Cyber Security Day

    link to News/20170406-SecurityDay.php
    Speakers: Ulf Lindqvist, Program Director, SRI International; Kevin Haley, Director, Symantec Security Response; Songwu Lu, Professor, UCLA; Chenxi Wang, Co-founder, Jane Bond Project; Jeff Towle, Global Security Architect Manager, Intel. Date:Thursday, April 20 Time:8:30am - 5:00pm Location:Lee Barlow Giustina Ballroom, Ford Alumni Center, ...»
  • Exascale Computing Program Awards Over $1.8M to CIS Faculty

    link to News/20161115-ECP.php
    The Department of Energy's Exascale Computing Program (ECP) has made three awards totaling over $1.8M over three years to CIS faculty. ECP, a part of President Obama's National Strategic Computing initiative, was established to develop a capable exascale ecosystem, encompassing applications, system software, hardware technologies and ...»
  • UO Launches $1 billion for the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact

    link to News/20161018-KnightCampus.php
    Thanks to an extraordinary $500 million lead gift, the University of Oregon is proud to announce the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact. This game-changing initiative is specifically designed to fast-track scientific discoveries and the process of turning those discoveries into innovations that improve the quality of ...»
  • Colloquium: Making Virtual Reality Visualization Real

    April 25, 2017
    Bernd Hentschel RWTH Aachen University
    Almost since day one, immersive visualization has been regarded a killer application for Virtual Reality (VR) technology. Yet, despite a number of ...»
  • Colloquium: Graduate Research Colloquium

    April 27, 2017
    Brian Gravelle, Devkishen Sisodia
    Biography ...»