The Department of Computing and Information Sciences is committed to excellence in scholarly activities and research; inter-departmental and inter-university collaborative projects are particularly emphasized. Key research areas include:
- computer and information security
- data science
- distributed algorithms and systems
- formal approaches to computation
- machine learning
- operating systems
- real-time systems
- scientific computing
- information retrieval
- software engineering
More detailed research areas can be found on the application form.
The department offers a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Computer Science as well as on-campus Master of Science (MS) degree and a distance Master of Software Engineering (MSE) degree. Detailed information can be found on each of these degrees below.
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