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. ...»
CIS Professor Daniel Lowd Receives Young Investigator Award for Work on Adversarial Machine LearningAssistant Professor Daniel Lowd has recently received the Army Research Office's (ARO) Young Investigator Award for his proposal on "Inferring Trustworthiness and Deceit in Adversarial Relational Models". This award will fund Lowd's project for $360,000 over three years. This project will develop methods for detecting malicious behavior such ...»
- Focusing on the importance of hands-on experience, the University of Oregon Security Club is giving students an opportunity to learn cybersecurity skills – skills that are in very high demand. With cyber attacks becoming more prevalent and receiving more attention in recent years, Frank Arana, president of the club, says that the lack of focus ...»
- Professor Michel Kinsy was highlighted in the article, Young Scholars Program Boosts Student Confidence, College Prep on "Around the O". Read more to check out the great work that he is doing to improve the accessibility of computer science to young students. ...»
- "The Internet was still a research project when Joe Sventek realized that moving electrons through circuit boards might be more interesting than splitting atoms." "Although the revelation came halfway through a doctoral program in nuclear physics, Sventek decided to reboot his academic plan and embrace what was then the new field of computer science. He never looked back." "Now, after more than 30 years of investigating how to make computer networks faster and smarter, Sventek is the new head of the Department of Computer and Information Science at the University of Oregon. He moved into his ...»