Graduate Students

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:

  • cooperative robotics
  • bioinformatics
  • computer and information security
  • distributed algorithms and systems
  • formal approaches to computation
  • machine learning and data mining
  • operating systems
  • real-time systems
  • scientific computing
  • information retrieval
  • sensor networks
  • software engineering

More detailed research areas can be found on the application form.

Two Master's-level degrees, the Master of Science (M.S.) and Master of Software Engineering (M.S.E.), are offered. A Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Computer Science is also offered. The Department also offers the M.S.E. through distance learning and the Graduate Certificate in Embedded Systems.

GRA/GTA Guidelines

These handouts provide information to help graduate students employed in the Department as GTAs/GRAs become familiar with our procedures and requirements. As a GRA/GTA you have one of the most demanding positions in the Department. The Department is extremely grateful for your help. If you have questions, please feel free to ask.

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