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
- 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.
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.