• Stephen Fickas portrait

    Prof. Stephen Fickas delivered the keynote address at the 20th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference, held earlier this fall in Chicago. His talk addresses the challenge of applying incremental, agile requirements engineering methods to mobile applications because of the difficulty of frequent field-testing for the latter. The talk describes Dr. Fickas’ current approach to... Read more

    Updated: Jun 30, 2017
  • WICS logo

    This year the CIS department's Women in Computer Science (WICS) group will focus on fostering connections, both outside and inside the department.  

    Project HATCH, our popular K-8 outreach program, will be returning for another year, beginning Winter Term. In the past Project HATCH taught Scratch programming to middle and elementary students in Springfield.  Kiki Prottsman is our... Read more

    Updated: Jun 30, 2017
  • Zena Ariola Portrait

    Professor Zena Ariola will spend the 2012-13 academic year on sabbatical at INRIA, Institut national de recherche en informatique et en automatique. Prof. Ariola will be working with Pierre Louis Curien and Alexis Saurin, both from the Laboratory of Proofs, Programs, and Systems at Centre National de la... Read more

    Updated: Jul 5, 2017
  • Dejing Dou portrait

    Professor Dejing Dou will spend the 2012-13 academic year on sabbatical at Stanford University, conducting research at the National Center for Biomedical Ontology. The Center is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and is part of the network of National Centers for... Read more

    Updated: Jun 30, 2017
  • Juan Flores portrait

    Prof. Juan Flores from Universidad Michoacana, Mexico, will be spending academic year 2012-13 as a Visiting Professor in the CIS department. His area of research lies within the field of Artificial Intelligence, more precisely, Evolutionary Computation, Artificial Neural Networks, and Qualitative Reasoning, as applied to problems in the areas of Electrical Engineering, Financial Analysis, and... Read more

    Updated: Jun 30, 2017
  • Vasha Dutell portrait

    University of Oregon student Vasha Dutell's work will go to the moon and back. At the recommendation of her UO physics professors, she arranged to spend a summer interning at the NASA Ames Research Center in the NASA Ames Robotics Academy. There, she worked on the student-run Lunar Micro Rover project, creating a small... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • Kevin Butler portrait

    Kevin Butler has been invited to attend this year's Microsoft Research Faculty Summit to be held in Redmond, WA, USA during July 16-17, 2012.

    Each year, Microsoft Research hosts an annual faculty summit. Leading academic researchers and educators join with Microsoft researchers to explore the latest research results, collectively discuss the challenges faced by the community, search for... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • Arthur Farley portrait

    Professor Emeritus Arthur M. Farley has made major contributions to the field of computer science during his 37 year tenure in the Department of Computer and Information Science. Dr. Farley has published over 70 research articles in academic journals and conference proceedings in the areas of artificial intelligence and applied graph theory. Dr. Farley's research in artificial intelligence... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • Hannah Pruse portrait

    While many people think of computer science as a field that deals only in facts, Hannah Pruse knows it's also an art that requires a great deal of creativity when designing software, algorithms, and languages.

    "I really enjoy challenging myself to think," says Pruse. "And computer science provides many valuable opportunities to do so both logically and creatively."

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    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • Example of old text

    A symposium entitled "Textualities in the Digital Age" was held Saturday, April 14th, 2012 in room 101 of the Knight Library. The symposium addressed a wide range of questions regarding the impacts of digital technology upon our notions of text, from writing to reading. Speakers included Dr. Richard Furuta, an early graduate of our Masters program who spearheaded development of the Cervantes... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017