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. ...»
- Professor Reza Rejaie and Professor Sanjay Srivastava of the Psychology Department have received two grants totaling over $1.1M for their cross-disciplinary research. The over-arching theme of their research is to leverage posted content and relationships of individual users in an online social network (e.g. Twitter and Facebook) to study various ...»
- The human brain can absorb piles of numbers. But it can’t easily convert them into an image of, say, wind speed patterns in a hurricane. It takes powerful computers running complex software to do those conversions. But that presents an ongoing problem: The computer programs that perform these transformations need to be constantly updated to keep ...»
- "Prestigious and a great win for the Ducks" is how UO Provost Scott Coltrane describes the university's new partnership with Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. The partnership is also an example of how research collaboration between UO faculty members and colleagues at other institutions can lead to wider opportunities. In this case, ...»