Celebrating 60 years of
Computer and Information Sciences

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Now Hiring: Tenure Track and Continuing Track Positions

With six decades of experience in doing cutting-edge research, teaching generations of students, and serving the community.

CIS at a glance

24% Domestic PhD students
24% Domestic PhD students
44% of faculty have received NSF CAREER Awards
Ranked 63rd on CSRankings.org

What’s Happening

Alumni Spotlight: Josh Davis

Alumni Spotlight: Josh Davis

Josh Davis graduated from UD in 2021, earning a double degree in computer science and philosophy and a minor in mathematics. During his time as an undergraduate student, he was named a Eugene du Pont Memorial Scholar (2017), received the Hatem M. Khalil Memorial Award...

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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

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WHY A CAREER IN COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCE?

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.