• Amir Veyseh, a third-year Ph.D. student at the CIS department of the University of Oregon, won the competitive Adobe Research Fellowship. Only 10 awardees were selected world-wide for 2021.

    Amir is a PhD student in the CIS department under the supervision of Prof. Thien Huu... Read more

    Updated: Mar 17, 2021
  • Dr. Brittany Erickson is an assistant professor in the CIS department. She came to the University of Oregon in 2018 after spending 4 years at Portland State University.  Her areas of expertise are in scientific computing and numerical methods for partial differential equations, applied to problems in geophysics.  She is co-leader of the... Read more

    Updated: Feb 2, 2021
  • The College of Arts and Sciences has selected eight CIS majors as 2020-2021 Ripple Scholars. Beginning in 2019-2020, Ripple has funded scholarships for undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences who are interested in research related to cybersecurity as enhanced by secure digital transactions, blockchain and other distributed systems, cryptocurrency, or secure financial... Read more

    Updated: Jan 10, 2021
  • The CIS department is happy to welcome 35 new graduate students for Fall 2020! These 8 new PhD students and 27 new MS students hail from 14 different countries -- Bangladesh, China, India, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Rwanda, Sudan, Sweden, USA, and Vietnam. 

    We look forward to gathering as soon as we safely can, seeing familiar faces again and meeting new ones! Read more

    Updated: Dec 18, 2020
  • Juno Mayer, a senior working on his undergraduate honors thesis with UO’s Oregon Network Research Group (adviser: Prof. Ram Durairajan) was selected as an Honorable Mention for the Computing Research Association’s Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award.

    Juno’s thesis seeks to assess the resilience of Internet infrastructure in... Read more

    Updated: Dec 18, 2020
  • University of Oregon and Computer and Information Science department were selected as one of the first partners for Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI). Ripple's philanthropic gift (2018-2023) provides scholarships, faculty fellowships, research support, industry engagement, and supports the Oregon Blockchain Student Club. This year, the Ripple’s UBRI has selected three... Read more

    Updated: Nov 25, 2020
  • Prof Thanh Nguyen receives a Grant from the Army Research Office to Study Security Attacks. The project, titled "Tackling Sequential and Coordinated Attacks in Security Domains with Real-time Information", proposes to study the security problem of sequential and coordinated attacks with real-time information using a game-theoretic approach, taking into account strategic and sequential... Read more

    Updated: Dec 18, 2020
  • A UO CS team consisting of CS majors Sarah Kitten, Sam Peters, and Alec Springel has won one of the three challenges at the 2020 Hack for a Cause hackathon!  The challenge asked participating teams to create a solution for BRING Recycling that allows users to obtain permission for donating specific items prior to making the trip to the recycling center.  The team solved this challenge by... Read more

    Updated: Nov 19, 2020
  • University of Oregon and Computer and Information Science department were selected as one of the first partners for Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI). Ripple's philanthropic gift (2018-2023) provides scholarships, faculty fellowships, research support, industry engagement, and supports the Oregon Blockchain Student Club. This year, the initiative recognised three CIS... Read more

    Updated: Mar 15, 2021
  • On Thursday, October 1, Computer Science students, faculty, and staff gathered (remotely, of course) to launch the 2020-2021 academic year and hear about updates and plans for Computer Science this year. Professor and new Department Head Reza Rejaie welcomed students to the new year, followed by information and discussion about the major curriculum and resources for majors, including advising... Read more

    Updated: Oct 26, 2020

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