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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 Professor Hank Childs awarded UO Early Career Research Excellence Award for 2015

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    The CIS Department congratulates Assistant Professor Hank Childs for receiving the University of Oregon's Early Career Research Excellence Award, which is the highest university award for early career faculty. Prof. Childs was one of only two recipients across campus. Award selection was based on scholarship and research. Prof. Childs is a ...»
  • CIS 2015 Departmental Commencement Checklist

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    Monday, June 15, 2015 University Ceremony Matthew Knight Arena 9:00am – 11:00am CIS Department Ceremony Deschutes Lawn Time: 12:00pm – 2:00pm Tickets are not required for these events. Friends and family are welcome to attend and celebrate your success! If you are graduating at the end of Summer 2015 or Fall 2015, you are invited to walk ...»
  • Professor Anthony Hornof Invited to Editorial Board for Leading ACM Journal

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    Associate Professor Anthony Hornof was recently invited to the editorial board of the leading ACM journal on human-computer interaction, entitled ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction. The mission statement of this organization is "...to be the premier archival journal in the multidisciplinary field of human-computer interaction. Since ...»

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  • Dr. Joe Sventek Joins CIS as New Head of Department

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    "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 ...»

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Graduation Ceremony: CIS Departmental Ceremony RSVP

Monday June 15, 2015