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Sunita Chandrasekaran, assistant professor of Computer and Information Sciences, talking to a group of graduate students who work with high performance computing and GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) processing for highly parallel computing tasks. - (Evan Krape / University of Delaware)

Graduate Program and Research Center Information Session

Tuesday, October 17, 2023
10-11:30 a.m. EDT (2-3:30 p.m. GMT)

Our schedule of events includes:

10-10:30 a.m. EDT: Dean, College of Engineering
10:30-11 a.m. EDT: Academic Programs, by Department
11-11:30 a.m. EDT: Research Opportunities

Application fee waivers will be available for select programs.

CIS at a glance

24% Domestic PhD students
24% Domestic PhD students
44% of faculty have received NSF CAREER Awards
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Undergraduate Programs

We offer both a BS and BA in computer science as well as a BS in information systems.

Graduate Programs

We offer an MS and PhD in computer science and an MS in bioinformatics and computational biology.

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Research Overview

Learn more about Research in Computer & Information Sciences at UD including:

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computer Networks
  • Computer Science Education
  • Computer Vision/Graphics/Robotics
  • Cybersecurity
  • High Performance Computing
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Natural Language Processing & Information Retrieval
  • Quantum Computing
  • Software Engineering
  • Theory of Computation

Upcoming Events


From its inception just a half century ago, computing has become the defining technology of our age. Computers are integral to modern culture and are the primary engine behind much of the world’s economic growth. Moreover, the field continues to evolve at an astonishing pace, making computer science increasingly important with each passing day.

With a background in computer and information science, you can help the world. For example, through computer science, you can help to:

  • Improve human health
  • Advance computer technology
  • Coordinate disaster responses
  • Impact national security
  • Advance weather forecasting
  • Improve communications

Student Outcomes


of Computer Science graduates are employed or pursuing further education.


of Information Systems graduates are employed or pursuing further education.

Read more about Computer Science outcomes here.

Read more about Information Systems outcomes here.