• OPLSS-13 Types, Logic, & Verification

    Now in its 11th year, the Oregon Programming Languages Summer School hosts the world's leading researchers in the field of programming languages for a series of tutorial style lectures on current research in this important area. The lecture material ranges from foundations in semantics and type theory, to advanced program, verification techniques, to experiences with applications of the theory... 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
  • Eugene Luks portrait

    Professor Eugene Luks has been named to the inaugural group of the Fellows of the American Mathematical Society. The AMS Fellows program recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics.

    Professor Luks is internationally... Read more

    Updated: Jun 30, 2017
  • Antony Hornof Portrait

    Associate Professor Anthony Hornof will serve as a Program Director in NSF's Division of Information and Intelligent Systems.  IIS core programs include Human-Centered Computing, Information Integration and Informatics, and Robust Intelligence.

    Dr. Hornof will serve as program director for IIS's Human-Centered Computing program (HCC)... Read more

    Updated: Jun 30, 2017
  • Hank Child portrait

    The CIS Department welcomes its newest faculty member, Assistant Professor Hank Childs.

    Dr. Childs' research focuses on scientific visualization, high performance computing, and the intersection of the two. Recent research results have explored using hybrid parallelism techniques (i.e. combining shared- and distributed-memory techniques) on scientific visualization algorithms,... Read more

    Updated: Jun 30, 2017
  • Alan Turing bust on Deschutes Hall

    In May, the CIS Department will honor renowned British mathematician Alan Turing for his pioneering contributions to the field of computer science, through a series of special colloquium talks.

    Alan Turing is best known for breaking the German Enigma code during World War II. His theoretical and practical contributions to the development of modern computers as well as biology,... Read more

    Updated: Jun 30, 2017
  • Dejing Dou portrait

    The SMASH research team led by CIS Professor Dejing Dou will host a forum on their project "Understanding the Mechanism of Social Network Influence in Health Outcomes through Multidimensional and Semantic Data Mining Approaches" on June 5 in the Deschutes Hall Colloquium Room.

    The SMASH multi-disciplinary team, a unique collaboration between UO CIS, PeaceHealth, and other key academic... Read more

    Updated: Jun 30, 2017
  • Jun Li Portrait

    Professor Jun Li has been invited to serve as chair of three technical program committees in the area of computer networks.

    Co-chair with Olaf Maennel of Loughborough University, UK for the Workshop on Secure Network Protocols (NPSec 2013) at the IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP 2013), Goettingen, Germany, October 2013;

    QoS, Reliability and Security Symposium at the IEEE International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC 2013), to be held in Xian, China, August 2014;

    Globecom Communication and Information System Security Symposium (GC-CISS 2014) to be held in Austin, Texas, December 2014.

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    Updated: Jun 30, 2017
  • Dejing Dou portrait

    Professor Dejing Dou will as General Co-chair of the 12th International Conference on Ontologies, DataBases, and Applications of Semantics (ODBASE 2013) to be held in September in Graz, Austria. His co-chairs for the conference are Pieter DeLeenheer, VU University (Amsterdam) and Haixun Wang, Microsoft Research Asia. ODBASE provides a forum for presentation of research in the use of ontologies... Read more

    Updated: Apr 19, 2021
  • Kevin Butler portrait

    A research team led by Professor Kevin Butler, CIS and Prof. William Enck of North Carolina State University has found a way to exploit cloud-based Web browsers to perform large-scale computing tasks anonymously. This work has potential ramifications for the security of "cloud browser" services.

    Cloud-based browsers have been developed recently to assemble and render Web pages on behalf... Read more

    Updated: Jun 30, 2017