• Hannah Pruse portrait

    CIS graduate student Hannah Pruse has been awarded a 2013 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) "helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces its diversity. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science,... Read more

    Updated: Jun 30, 2017
  • Boyana Norris

    Assistant Professor Boyana Norris has been awarded a grant of $30,000 from the Women in Science & Technology Fund of the College of Arts and Sciences to enable her to pursue activities that target the recruitment and retention of both women and minorities at all levels, including students and faculty, in the Department of Computer and Information Science.

    Dr. Norris will organize... Read more

    Updated: Jun 30, 2017
  • Reza Rejaie portrait

    Understanding the many facets of Internet connectivity is generally considered to be of critical importance for meaningfully assessing real-world Internet problems such as vulnerabilities to natural disasters (e.g. earthquakes, and hurricanes), economic disputes, malicious attacks (e.g. hijacking BGP), interdependencies and cascading failures (e.g. power grid), or network and data management... Read more

    Updated: Jun 30, 2017
  • Yunfeng Zhang standing next to PARC sign

    After successfully completing a summer internship at PARC (Palo Alto Research Center), CIS Ph.D. student Yunfeng Zhang accepted an offer to continue working remotely as a part-time research assistant for PARC, while finishing his Ph.D. research at the University of Oregon. Yunfeng is working on a PARC project that is a multi-institution... Read more

    Updated: Jun 30, 2017
  • WICS logo

    The Women in Computer Science (WICS) student group was approved for a $5,000 grant from Symantec. The grant will be used to continue and expand Project Hatch, an ongoing effort to introduce computer science concepts to Elementary, Middle, and High School students from local schools. During 2013-14 UO and Symantec volunteers will teach students Scratch, a widely-used drag-and-drop programming... Read more

    Updated: Jun 30, 2017
  • David Ozog portrait

    David Ozog, a Ph.D. student in the CIS department, has been awarded a Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (CSGF) from the Department of Energy. Ozog is one of 10 students nationwide to receive the fellowship and the only Oregon recipient in this year... Read more

    Updated: Jun 30, 2017
  • Dejing Dou portrait

    Professor Dejing Dou is the leader of a multi-discipliny team that was recently awarded a 3-year $1.5M R01 grant from the NIH/NIGMS, entitled "Understanding the Mechanism of Social Network Influence in Health Outcomes through Multidimensional and Semantic Data Mining Approaches."

    Research in the design and implementation of the SMASH (Semantic Mining of Activity, Social, and Health data... Read more

    Updated: Jun 30, 2017
  • Server farm through fish-eye lense

    The CIS Department is offering a rich array of 4 and 8-week summer courses through the 2013 Summer Session.

    Here's What CIS Summer Session Can Do for You: Read more

    Updated: Jun 30, 2017
  • Yunfeng Zhang explaining poster.

    Fifth-Year Ph.D. Student Yunfeng Zhang is spending the summer of 2013 at PARC (Palo Alto Research Center), the highly innovative company responsible for inventions such as the personal computer, the graphical user interface, and the laserprinter. This summer, Yunfeng will contribute to an exciting interdisciplinary multi-institution collaboration that investigates human cognitive sensemaking... Read more

    Updated: Jun 30, 2017
  • Kevin Butler portrait

    Congratulations to Assistant Professor Kevin Butler who has won a National Science Foundation Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace CAREER Award entitled "Securing Critical Infrastructure with Autonomously Secure Storage." The CAREER Award is NSF's most prestigious award in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and... Read more

    Updated: Jul 17, 2017